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Lol to the person who posted the picture comparing hairdressers resuming work to people illegally crossing the border. Comparing COVID to the Flu is ludicrous and apples to oranges but comparing breaking a law to violating a mandate (although in their example Texas is open) isn’t apples and oranges when it fits their narrative apparently 🤨

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Why didn’t you just reply directly to their post? Looking for attention?

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D1- thanks fellow D, just trying to call out hypocrisy to keep everyone a little accountable

Why are they insanely different? I get the flu thing, COVID kills a ton more people than the flu and is way more contagious.

So you’re saying laws are more serious than mandates, right? We may not obey mandates, but we have to obey laws? So you’re telling me that you and these protestors will stop whining and obey if they make “stay at home” a law because you have such incredible respect for laws? Somehow I doubt that...

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Watch out...we have a constitutional law scholar in the house.

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I mean, illegally crossing the border is just a misdemeanor

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Is it really? I did not know that D2! Thanks for the knowledge!

Breaking immoral laws to search for a better life is nowhere the same thing as selfishly forcing society to cater to your whims in a pandemic.

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C1 I can assure you there's no good reason to cap them

What is the difference in your mind between someone breaking a law to save their families from cartels and poverty to violating a mandate to earn money?

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Fwiw, I live in a very conservative state and even they have the option to charge you with a misdemeanor for violating social distancing policies (eg, larger than 10 gathering) So not sure what the mandate vs crime argument even is. Violating a social distancing order is literally a crime in a lot of areas.

Do you think comparing covid to the flu is correct then? 😅😅😅

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Agreed, at the beginning I thought it was comparable but this is much more highly contagious than I would’ve thought so I do not think that anymore.

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