In Minnesota, a G.O.P. Lawmaker’s Death Brings Home the Reality of Covid

January 18, 2021 ☼ minnesotagop

Source: The New York Times - Link

“It’s ironic that Senator Gazelka, as majority leader, was always the person most outspoken in opposing the governor’s emergency order and would state to us over and over again that Minnesotans would do the responsible thing,” said Richard Cohen, a Democrat who retired from the Legislature last month. “And now it is alleged that because of a caucus event, where apparently many people were not wearing masks, a caucus member became ill and then passed away.”

Gazelka seems to be intelligent but has an odd notion of “freedom”.