Oregon county orders whites to wear masks but says black people can be exempt

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A county in blue state Oregon requires white people to wear face masks but exempts “people of color” from wearing them. (Pixabay)

Face mask for me, but not for thee. That’s the backward mantra of Lincoln County, Oregon, which requires all white people to wear face masks in public but exempts “people of color” from wearing them.

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In a directive last week, health officials in Lincoln County — which is 90% white — said all white people must wear face masks in public in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

However, the health officials said “people of color” don’t have to wear masks because of “heightened concerns about racial profiling and harassment due to wearing face coverings in public.”

“People of color” is a blanket euphemism for black people. The ACLU’s ReNika Moore confirmed that face masks are a sensitive issue for the black community.

“For many black people, deciding whether or not to wear a bandanna in public to protect themselves and others from contracting coronavirus is a lose-lose situation that can result in life-threatening consequences either way,” Moore claimed.

Trevon Logan, a black professor at Ohio State University, claimed that orders to wear face coverings are “basically telling people to look dangerous, given racial stereotypes that are out there.”

Logan added: “This is in the larger context of black men fitting the description of a suspect who has a hood on, who has a face covering on. It looks like almost every criminal sketch of any garden-variety black suspect.”

It’s unclear what Logan is talking about, since we’ve rarely seen black crime suspects wearing face masks (see example below). That is not a racial stereotype of blacks who commit crimes. Why? Because face masks only became trendy during the past three months because of the coronavirus.

Moreover, the only people that we’ve seen being publicly bullied and shamed for not wearing face masks are whites.

This is what happened when a black security guard asked a black family to wear face masks inside a Family Dollar store: He was murdered.

Historian Victor Davis Hanson is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, a public-policy think tank.

Hanson says the reason why Joe Biden — who has been a centrist Democrat during his five decades in politics — is silent about the media-stoked race war is because he has been totally emasculated by the Democrat Party.

Biden has been pulled to the far-left because he has been marginalized into a puppet for the Democrat Party, which has been taken over by its small but noisy radical-left faction.

“He’s not a master of his own fate anymore. He’s a prisoner of his past rhetoric,” Hanson told Fox News host Laura Ingraham. “He was emasculated by the Sanders socialist threat, the AOC agenda in the primary. He doesn’t have free will anymore.”


(Source: Fox News)

Victor Davis Hanson continued: “Biden doesn’t understand that the news cycle progresses. We are a month out from May 25th and the narrative is no longer the horrific tragedy of George Floyd, but this crazy reaction that’s spiraling out of control. This is anarchy. This is chaos. And Biden is so compromised because he’s already selected his vice president candidate in terms of race and gender… he doesn’t have free will to speak out.”

Hanson added: “When a person has a cognitive problem, the worst thing you can do is relocate in a basement and not have any intellectual stimuli. I know that was his strategy and it’s worked out pretty well, but the news cycle is accelerating at a geometric rate.”

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