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  • July 31, 2021

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Senator Marco Rubio (R-The Land Before Spine) considers himself a pretty smart guy on the internet. He tweets Bible verses to show his piety, and dabbles in light posting as well. Aside from trying to undo voting rights, trolling is all Republican do not anymore.

But poor Lil ‘Mar’co just ain’t good in that. In a series of tweets on Thursday and Friday, he tried to poke fun at Democrats’ reactions to the COVID pandemic, but mostly made himself look increasingly stupid.

Rubio no doubt thought that he had actually caught Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin somewhere. “shameful COVID theater” Thursday, because just look at the crazy democrat, who is vaccinated but not only wearing a mask, but also a face. armor, if you can believe it, what a sign of virtue moron!

ORur @SecDef is vaccinated

But he arrives in the Philippines with a mask AND a face shield

Shameful COVID theater

It’s a haiku! What’s that, Dave Brown, editor of Politico Defense?

From the embassy: “The Philippine government has mandated that everyone must wear full coverage face shields along with face masks while in public places. Local governments continue to implement additional requirements to curb the spread of the virus.”

Now, Rubio could have responded with an aw-shucks “My bad! Thoughts and prayers!” And that would have been the end He could even have asked a staff member to verify if Brown was right. (He is he U.S. Embassy in the Philippines say what).

Is COVID bad in the Philippines? Business Insider Google thought that, and then something:

Reuters reported Tuesday that the Philippines recorded its largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases in more than six weeks. The country has the second highest number of COVID-19 cases in Southeast Asia, after Indonesia, according to The New York Times.

Rubio’s home state of Florida is dealing with its own rise in COVID-19. The state leads the US in COVID-19 cases and has the highest number of residents hospitalized with COVID-19 per capita, according to data compiled by the Times. It also has the second highest number of COVID-19 cases per capita, after Louisiana.

Rather than acknowledge that COVID is indeed a serious concern at home or away, Rubio I was back with another GOTCHA , Friday morning. Oh yeah, reporter, are you saying Austin was just following local regulations? SAY AH! See him spinning without a face shield ALL OVER the Philippines, hurr-hurr!

To underscore the sheer hypocrisy, Rubio wrote: “I think the facial protection mandate was lifted shortly after landing.”

However, there is a slight problem with Rubio’s analysis: In the photo on the left, Austin wears the mask and face shield while meeting the President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, as are two others in the image. Duterte himself isn’t, because when it comes to his own rules for the pandemic, he’s Donald Trump.

The second photo is a montage of three other images from Austin’s trip, so we’ll take a closer look. To get better!

Now, it is true that in the image on the left, Austin is in the Philippines and is not wearing a face shield while posing with Secretary of Defense Delfín Lorenzana. Why not?

Snopes notes that moments before the photo, both men wore face shields, that they took away for the photoshoot. Video screenshot!

In the other two photos, the main reason Austin ignores the Philippines’ facial protection mandate has a lot to do with his not be in the philippines.

The top right image is from Vietnam, where Austin was greeted by Defense Minister Phan Van Giang, and the bottom right image shows Austin signing a guest book. in the Ministry of Defense in fucked up Singapore, with Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen. Both visits took place on Thursday before Austin traveled to Manila.

Was Rubio perhaps horrified to realize that he had combined three completely different Southeast Asian nations? Or worried about looking fucking racist for acting like all Asians look alike?

Hell no! Marco Rubio learned one very important thing from the man he once ridiculed as a “con man”: never back down or apologize.

So in another tweet on Friday, Rubio pretended that a clever trap emerged about the Democrats and the liberal media, ha! Say ah! The real fool here isn’t Marco Rubio, but the lazy reporters who didn’t investigate the real facts!

We like the part where Rubio doesn’t even admit that he was wrong in two whole countries (and he probably knew he was lying anyway). Instead, he added a photo of United States Charge d’Affaires John C. Law, without wearing a face shield When Austin came to Manila, why is Marco Rubio still being teased?

If SecDef were only following the local facial protection mandate, a real news outlet would cover how our Filipino officials and leaders ignore it, they will not push sarcastic anti-Republican narratives.

The problem here – apart from CNN getting it wrong – is that they desperately cater to the far left to remain relevant.

It’s an incredible evolution of Rubioid logic: on Thursday, the scandal was that Lloyd Austin was embarrassing for ostentatiously wearing much more protection than he needed. So much pandemic theater!

25 hours later, the scandal was that lazy reporters mocked Rubio instead of asking why an American diplomat and (some of) Austin’s Filipino hosts. they were not doing that same pandemic theater. And what about those hypocrites in Vietnam and Singapore too?

In conclusion, how dare you accuse Marco Rubio of participating in an empty culture war for the simple fact of appealing to the Republican base, when CNN and The Left are constantly trying to attract attention with their useless trolling, eh?

[AP / CNN / Snopes / image: CNN on YouTube]

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