The tide appears to be turning a bit this week. With COVID surging primarily in crimson states, Republicans out of the blue appear keen to endorse vaccines. Fox hosts Steve Doocy and Sean Hannity inspired their viewers to look into the shot. And long-time holdout and quantity 2 Republican within the Home, Steve Scalise obtained his jab.

Conservatives, although, nonetheless appear targeted on making a tradition warfare over masks. Ron DeSantis, regardless of a large COVID surge in Florida, says he gained’t difficulty a masks mandate on colleges this fall. And Lara Trump, daughter-in-law of the previous president, mentioned she was thrilled the opposite day when her maskless daughter got here house from faculty sick.

Trump told the hosts of Fox & Buddies, “The concept that we’re going to make our kids sit in class masked up all day lengthy I believe is completely ludicrous.”

The spouse of Eric Trump continued, “My daughter, Carolina, final week had a chilly. Each mum or dad is aware of that’s a nightmare. I’ve to inform you, I used to be so thrilled as a result of I do know that she is definitely getting in touch with viruses and germs and micro organism that can enable her to develop an immune system.”

Trump closed, “That is completely insane. As a mum or dad, I can inform you I’m not going to be masking up my youngsters. It isn’t going to occur.”

COVID-19, in fact, isn’t the rooster pox or a chilly, it’s a lethal sickness. And whereas youngsters do a lot better with the sickness than adults, some are nonetheless passing away or having critical negative effects.