The inevitable result of months of legislative inaction has arrived. What now?
Government aside, the citizens of WI can see what happened in the rest of the country. I grew up in WI and moved away over 30 years ago ... wear the darned mask. It is no more of an infringement of your rights than a seatbelt, a life jacket or a helmet. Don’t blame the government - take personal responsibility for your actions!!
The lock down is doing far more harm than good. Wow, over 50 deaths in Wisconsin. Apparently no one had died there before now. And that's over 50 dead WITH Covid, not necessarily OF.
Fitzgerald and Voss are to blame for this. They defy Governor Evers every chance they get. Wear your masks people!
This aged poorly. Every state took their turn. Now that covid is basically done Wisconsin is in the most favorable quarter of states in the deaths per capita metric. Second best in the Midwest despite being the first to fully open up. The state legislature can surely be embarrassing at times. But here I applaud them for not caving into the pressure and keeping our society open as much as they could. If only they could have kept schools open for in-person. Closing schools can simply never happen again.
Let me guess here this is a democratic organization that wrote this?? Cheese & rice!!!! Maybe they shouldn’t have opened up bars before restaurants?? What about the people themselves being responsible?? Seriously.
This needs a fact check. 50 deaths in 3 days? Sorry, those numbers were reconciled from previous weeks and were added on those days.
Gimme mortality rates otherwise this is more scare tactics,,
How about digging just a BIT DEEPER into the statistics. WI had 23 deaths per 100m people in this period. CA, that bastion of "lock it down and wear a mask", had 40 per 100k people. NY -- another bastion of Democrat freedom restrictions -- (please include both NY and NYC since the CDC has two sets of numbers) had 365 deaths per 100k. Yup, lock it down and still have LOTS MORE deaths per population numbers. Blame whoever you want but if you're going to blame the Republicans HERE for something then you really need to blame (and explain HOW) the Democrats in those states where they have TOTAL CONTROL and failed miserably. OH YEAH, ILLINOIS -- 70 deaths per 100k and THEY won't let people from WI visit Chicago. Seriously?
Why is Wisonsin a COVID-19 hot spot? Look at the correlation between hot spots in Wisconsin and cities with highest drinking rate per capita in US. Now add one of the highest number of bars per capita in the U.S. and a Supreme Court and Republican legislature that demand bars stay open. It is not rocket science.