Pat Sajak shares how he feels about employed virtue-signalers telling us ‘we’re all in this together’

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Pat Sajak is apparently not playing games with bubble-dwelling, remote-working media industry members, which by extension also includes self-involved Hollywood celebrities, whose livelihood and bank account are left untouched by the coronavirus lockdown.

Reminding them how they enjoy a fortunate lifestyle, the longtime Wheel of Fortune host took to Twitter to provide some subtle common sense for those who haven’t missed a paycheck in the last two months or so while backing an indefinite, non-scientific lockdown for everyday American workers.

“When a disc jockey or a talk show host or a journalist who is being paid to work from his or her home tells people who can’t work, pay bills or pay their rent or mortgage to ‘Stay home and be careful because we’re all in this together,’ it’s okay to question the premise.”

Late last month, he expressed similar nuanced and satirical sentiments about out-of-touch movie stars and others in the entertainment industry who have filled social media platforms with self-serving, cloying, and embarrassing videos about how “everyone” is making shared sacrifices under stay-at-home orders.

“I hope you understand how difficult this situation is for celebrities. Instead of being pampered and flattered by everyone, we are forced to sit in our homes just like regular people. Please don’t forget about us. Any kind words of support would be appreciated. #AdoptACelebrity.”

For filthy rich celebrities in particular, it is bit much for them to express such solidarity with the common folk when they live in huge mansions (with stocked refrigerators) surrounded by security walls, and have servants, handlers, and PR flacks waiting on them hand and foot.

As an aside, given that the liberal media, and especially liberal Hollywood (despite rampant gunplay portrayed in the movies), is fully on board with strict gun control measures, it may be worth mentioning that A-Listers often travel with armed bodyguards.

Game show host Pat Sajak is one of the few, out-of-the closet conservatives in the entertainment arena.

Twitter users Twitter users weighed in and generally reacted positively to Sajak’s tweet:

Earlier this month, about 200 celebs — none of whom needed to wait by their electronic or physical mailbox for their stimulus check to make ends meet — issued an open letter to the world in the context of both the coronaavirus and climate change calling for a “profound overhaul of our goals, values, and economies,” with consumerism and productivity as the systemic main culprits.

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