Rep. Rashida Tlaib Pulls An Obama, Parties Maskless While Pushing Mask Mandates For The Rest Of Us

Rep. Rashida Tlaib Pulls An Obama, Parties Maskless While Pushing Mask Mandates For The Rest Of Us

Rep. Rashida Tlaib partied without a mask at an indoor wedding reception on Sunday, defying Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for the area.

The party was held in Wayne County, Michigan, on Sunday — a CDC-classified “substantial” risk for community transmission county, in which the CDC recommends masking indoors regardless of vaccination status.

The congresswoman can be seen dancing, holding hands, and hugging other people, none of whom appear to be wearing masks, in video footage uploaded to Instagram by the band that performed at the wedding, Bassam Saleh.

The party occurred the same day that Tlaib attacked Sen. Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, for urging Americans to ignore the ever-changing CDC guidelines.

“The KY Senator is throwing a tantrum as his state is being swallowed whole by this virus, again. People are getting sick and dying,” Tlaib wrote. “He needs to put politics aside, and put people first. Start resisting the virus.”

Tlaib’s masking hypocrisy, whereby the elite ruling class lives by a different set of rules than the ones they create for everyone else, came amid controversy over former President Barack Obama’s maskless birthday party, which New York Times correspondent Annie Karni justified because the crowd was “sophisticated.”

Tlaib has also come under fire in recent months for promoting antisemitic movements and calling for the abolition of police.

Maggie Hroncich is an intern at The Federalist and a student at Hillsdale College.
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