Half-masked: Pelosi fails to practice what she preaches on COVID safety

Half-masked: Pelosi fails to practice what she preaches on COVID safety
Image: C-SPAN screen grab

[Ed. – Science, science, science]

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has repeatedly scolded President Trump for not wearing a face mask in public, but her own mask-wearing technique could use some work.

In a photo atop her House page, Ms. Pelosi is shown in her office speaking with Philonise Floyd, one of George Floyd’s brothers, wearing a face mask that only covers her bottom lip.

Another photo shows her talking to Mr. Floyd wearing her mask on her chin, leaving her entire mouth exposed. (RELATED: ‘Science, science, science’: Pelosi wipes her nose, touches House podium)

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At the June 10 meeting, she presented a U.S. flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol to Mr. Floyd, who wore a mask covering his nose and mouth, as did two other men pictured.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance advises wearing a face mask in public settings when social distancing is not possible to help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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