Kamala Harris and husband kiss with masks on despite being vaccinated

Kamala Harris and husband kiss with masks on despite being vaccinated
The Kiss (Image via Twitter)

[Ed. – Setting an example?]

The masked kissers.

Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff caused an internet uproar Wednesday when they exchanged a brief smooch while wearing masks — despite the fact that both received their second vaccine dose in late January.

The cloth-covered kiss appears to fly in the face of guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which states that “[f]ully vaccinated people can participate in many outdoor activities without a mask at low risk to themselves or to others.”

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While the CDC still recommends wearing masks “in crowded settings and venues where there is a decreased ability to maintain physical distance,” it seems unlikely the near-deserted tarmac at Joint Base Andrews would qualify.

Social media reaction ranged from approval of the second couple’s precautions to exasperation.

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