Trump-loving Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is dealing with a backlash amongst hardcore conservatives who are upset that he’s ordering bars within the state to re-close with a purpose to cease the unfold of the novel coronavirus.
In an announcement made Friday morning, Abbott stated he’s ordering the closure of bars and is asking eating places to scale back their capacities again to 50 p.c occupancy till the speed of transmission of the illness slows down.
Abbott can be closing down rafting and tubing companies within the state which were recognized as main sources of an infection, and can be putting new restrictions on social gatherings of 100 or extra individuals.
Abbott’s order comes as hospitals in Houston, Austin and different main cities in Texas have warned that they’re operating out of room of their intensive care items to deal with the inflow of COVID-19 sufferers.
Despite this, many conservatives voiced indignant displeasure on the Texas governor, whom they accused of “caving” to the left by attempting to save lots of lives.
Check out some reactions beneath.
I’ve been a defender of yours, however that is outrageous. You cannot proceed to destroy lives once we know the mortality charge is low.Advertisement
— Certified Ginger (@GingerGeek67) June 26, 2020
Why has nobody talked about the 1000’s that gathered at protests to be a doable trigger for the rise in numbers?? There was ZERO social distancing happening there…and do not say masks, bc If masks actually labored that nicely, nursing properties would enable guests???
— Rhonda (@RhondaBlood) June 26, 2020
But but TX may host the spectacle funeral, riots and protests. Caving to the left.Advertisement
— Laurie Fischer (@LaurieFischer57) June 26, 2020
You punish small companies however not a phrase concerning the protesters?
Enough of this double commonplace..
— Cali Girl To Okie (@GooseGanderMom) June 26, 2020