Trump: Maskless in Michigan to deny press ‘the pleasure of seeing it’

Trump: Maskless in Michigan to deny press ‘the pleasure of seeing it’
Destroyer of worlds?

[Ed. – There’s probably some percentage of the population that will never get it: how you react to these statements from Trump isn’t a measure of Trump; it’s a measure of you.]

Despite warnings by state officials ahead of his visit to a Ford manufacturing plant in Michigan, President Trump didn’t publicly wear a mask during his tour of the facility.

Michigan’s attorney general had warned the president earlier in the day by appearing on CNN and writing an open letter to the president that it’s state law to wear a mask amid the coronavirus pandemic. Dana Nessel, a Democrat, requested Trump adhere to Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order on face coverings in the state, saying it’s his “legal responsibility” to follow the law. …

When asked why he did not wear one at the facility, Trump responded he wore one in areas requested by the plant’s leadership …

Trump told reporters. “I wore one in this back area, but I didn’t want to give the press the pleasure of seeing it … I did put a mask on.”

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