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OrlandoDem2

(2,106 posts)
Thu May 21, 2020, 05:39 PM May 2020

Mayor Garcetti - Real men wear masks.

The whole mask thing is ridiculous. It has descended into a partisan divide. Trump and his supporters honestly believe that masks are a visible symbol of the pandemic promoted by the Left and he doesn’t want people reminded of it. They also see it as a sign of weakness.

We will never convince them otherwise. But I believe that Mayor Garcetti might have a tactic for dealing with the issue. I heard him on tv today proclaiming with authority, “real men wear masks!”.

This is important because Biden will eventually be in public and will be forced to choose to wear one. He should and if I were his handlers I’d have him dressed in work clothes - work coats (not suits), or long sleeves rolled up, etc.

All surrogates need to start saying this over and over...”real men wear masks”. It goes right at what the Trump cult sees as a strength...not wearing one. And the Trump cult doesn’t want to be seen as unmanly!

This entire issue is optics!!!

Snip...

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (D) criticized President Trump on Tuesday for not wearing a face mask at several public appearances outside the White House.

During an interview with MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell, the news anchor asked Garcetti about his opinion regarding the president's decision.

"Mayor Garcetti, what should the president do in terms of the way he models behavior for the rest of the country?" Mitchell asked.

"Simply put, I say real men wear face masks," Garcetti responded.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/499026-la-mayor-on-trump-real-men-wear-face-masks%3famp

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