It’s finally happening. Even the biggest virtue-signaling celebrities are beginning to question the coronavirus shutdown. As the NFL season should be approaching, Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers strongly criticized the draconian economic shutdown as “a house arrest to find a cure.”
While Rodgers stopped short of conceding that it’s time to free America and return to full economic capacity, it is clear he’s playing he’s now playing a bit more hardball regarding the matter.
“I think we all were buying into the idea of quarantine to flatten the curve,” Rodgers said on Friday. “And, I think there are a lot of questions now that it’s more of a house arrest to find a cure with people wondering exactly what that means as far as the future of the country and the freedoms we’re allowed to have at this point.”
What Rodgers may be alluding to is the evaporation of the original flatten the curve ideology which sought to reduce hospitalization overcapacities and our domestic medical infrastructure collapsing. Today, there are plenty of hospital beds and some hospitals are already requesting financial bailouts as they continue to lay off staff due to empty beds.
When asked if he’d feel safe taking the field again, he simply replied, “I’m very hopeful that we can have a season.”
He followed that with yet another rant seemingly criticizing the coronavirus shutdown’s economic and social casualties.
“There’s really a lot of problems going on in the country right now associated with the fear around this pandemic, and I hope that we can use some common sense moving forward and make decisions that are going to be in the best interest of all people moving forward. And, I hope that sports is a part of that at some point.”
At this juncture, Rodgers cant’ practice with his teammates.
Rodgers’ criticism of the shutdown comes on the heels of Pittsburgh governor, Tom Wolf, taking the time to reprimand Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, for getting a hair cut at a barbershop. Yep, this is real life, folks.
The insanity is real, folks. Our only hope is that more and more people speak out. Groups like ReOpen America continue to grow nationally helping to show support for regaining America’s once free nation.
Author: Jim Satney
PrepForThat’s Editor and lead writer for political, survival, and weather categories.
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