Hence her suggesting “I believe the Democrats will attempt this #coronavirus scamdemic again in the fall and we need to resist them at all costs”, or the priceless and paranoid “#Coronavirus is and always has been a hoax. Democrats masked & impoverished America to rig an election”. And don’t even mention vaccination to her.
“I’m unvaccinated. I’ve been to six countries and 28 states since the start of this pandemic (maskless outside of planes) and I still don’t have Covid. I slept next to my husband every night that he had it (what amounted to a light chest cold) and I still never got it. How?” So none of that for her. “This is your daily reminder that under no circumstances will I be getting any #coronavirus vaccine that becomes available. Ever. No matter what”.
And then Ms Owens got sick. Had she got The Rona? She requested a test from Aspen Laboratories, a private concern that receives no federal or state funding. Co-Founder Suzanna Lee declined. “We cannot support anyone who has pro-actively worked to make this pandemic worse by spreading misinformation, politicizing and DISCOURAGING the wearing of masks and actively dissuading people from receiving life-saving vaccinations”.
Suzanna Lee, co-founder, Aspen Laboratories
There was more. “My team and myself have worked overtime, to exhaustion, unpaid and underpaid this past year, spending our own capital to ensure that our community remains protected. It would be unfair to them and to the sacrifices we have all made this year to serve you”. Ms Owens, as is her wont, went on the offensive. And very offensive it was.
As Ron Filipkowski noted, “She says, ‘The last time a white Democrat refused a black person service … was in the Jim Crow era.’” How did Ms Owens know that Suzanna Lee was a registered Democrat? No matter, there was more abuse to hurl: “here is the email from the rabid activist declining to give me a test, plus my response to her. She clearly isn’t stable enough to work in health and is a danger to the Aspen community”.
If Ms Lee didn’t vote Democrat last year, or didn’t vote at all, that is very likely to change when the mid-term elections come around next year. Candace Owens, and those who engage in similarly abusive attacks on ordinary Citizens, may enthuse the Republican faithful. But their behaviour will only alienate the remaining moderate Republicans, and all-important independents, in 2022. And, maybe more importantly, in 2024.
So what would a sensible person have done when considering their next move? What would Nietzsche have done? But Candace Owens is not Nietzsche. Or even sensible. “No more testing for conservatives. Exempt us from this fake pandemic please”. And then came “It turns out the facility that rejected my ability to take a Covid test receives both state and federal funding. So no - she had NO RIGHT to deny me a covid test when my taxes go toward her operations. This situation is currently being escalated to the HHS”.
Who to believe, Candace Owens - or the journalists at the Aspen Times who have researched their article thoroughly before publication? The US right is so full of crap.
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