“These kids have got to get back to school,” Parson told Cox. “They’re at the lowest risk possible. And if they do get COVID-19, which they will — and they will when they go to school — they’re not going to the hospitals. They’re not going to have to sit in doctor’s offices. They’re going to go home and they’re going to get over it.”
Either Republicans leaders don’t understand the science or they don’t give shit. Ha, just kidding. They know the science1. They just know if they say what their constituents want to hear, everyone will be happy. Some will die, of course, but… (see footnote).
Also, they don’t give a shit. ↩︎