On November 3, Americans will face one of two completely different futures with regard to how the country, as a whole, responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, with President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden each presenting wildly contrasting theories on which path to take.
According to Breitbart, Trump has spent the past week repeatedly warning his supporters that if Biden manages to win the election, he will force the cancellation of millions of Americans’ celebrations of traditional holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas and the Fourth of July on the count of being in total COVID-19 lockdown.
The 45th president made the remarks again recently at a Michigan rally, with thousands of supporters booing the idea that COVID-19 rules under Biden would look like something straight out of a Hollywood movie set.
“There will be no school, no graduations, no weddings, no Thanksgivings, no Christmas, no Fourth of July; they’ll [sic] be no nothing,” Trump shouted.
Doubling down, Trump reminded the MAGA rally crowd that Biden’s COVID-19 plans would ruin a number of opportunities for today’s youth, which was in reference to the high liklihood that Biden and Congressional Democrats would push to keep schools closed for the foreseeable future.
“I think Biden doesn’t have a clue. … Biden wants to keep everyone locked up,” Trump said. “Even young Americans who are at extremely low risk from the virus, he wants to steal the dreams [and] the futures of our youngest citizens.”
The president’s warning comes in the wake of news that several major European countries are preparing for strict — if not country-wide — lockdowns as a new wave of the virus is expected to surge as colder weather sets in. United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently announced an upcoming four-week lockdown for the entire country, according to BBC.
“If you look at Europe, they’re surging despite these draconian lockdowns, they have it locked down and they’re surging,” Trump said, repeating his thoughts that lockdowns are the worst possible way to handle a pandemic.
While it’s technically unclear exactly how Biden will react to the pandemic if he wins on November 3 — given the fact that he refuses to announces his brilliant plan — it’s more than clear that Trump’s millions of supporters are voting for the path of personal freedom over even the slightest chance of electing someone who will keep us locked in our houses for an indefinite period of time.