Former New Jersey governor and longtime Trump ally Chris Christie released an amazing edition Thursday The Wall Street Journal It laments that it “polarizes something as practical as a mask” and admits that failing to wear one at a White House event last month could be dangerous.
“I am just happy to be alive. It could have been easier otherwise, ”Christie writes, provoking herself to“ a severe defeat ”.
Christie was one of the unmarked guests at the September 26 ceremony to honor Supreme Court candidate Amy Connie Barrett. Previously admitted He was wrong to assume that he would be safe on White House grounds “because of the testing that I and many others do every day.” But in his open version, he said that the public authorities have a “duty to publish the message” about the importance of wearing a mask, and that covering is not a discriminatory or cultural symbol, nor is it a sign of weakness or virtue. “
This piece does not explicitly mention President Trump Repeatedly expressed doubts about the effectiveness of the masks Mocked by others for wearing it, Corona protested even after her own battle with the virus. But it seems to condemn his attitude. “When Americans are given accurate and consistent information, they make better health choices, including wearing masks,” Christie writes. “But it will not work if the discriminatory media and public officials send mixed messages.”
An asthma sufferer, Christie says she knew she was considered at high risk, but made the mistake of lowering her safety. “Gives you a week to reflect in the ICU,” he later said, “when you get this disease, it tells you how easy it is to prevent.”