It was already bad. The public was already outraged. But somehow, the Conservative Party has managed to generate even more outrage over their continued lockdown violations in 2020. According to ITV, more than 100 people were invited to the Bring Your Own Booze event in Downing Street Gardens on May 20 by the principal of Boris Johnson. Private Secretary, Martin Reynolds.
On the same day in 2020, Cabinet Minister Oliver Dowden was warning the public that we could only meet one person 2 meters outside our home in an outdoor public place. Now, a total of nine events held on Downing Street are being investigated by senior civil servant Sue Grey for violation of the lockdown. nine.
#BorisLiedPeopleDied was trending with #ToriesPartedWhilePeopleDied this morning. According to Google Trends, ‘downing street party email’ and ‘garden party number 10’ are the breakout search terms today.
Because, while more information comes out about Tory lockdown violations every day, people are struggling to understand how audacious our government can be. Trying to assemble a small team at Christmas is already overly worrying, but to invite 100 people to a BYOB party in the height of lockdown while the rest of us were debating whether to hang out on a park bench Is it safe to sit? On the same day when 353 people died of Kovid? Nine days after Johnson raised fines for lockdown violations and the night before ministers clapped for the NHS? There are no words for this level of obscenity.
To illustrate that imbalance, many have shared on Twitter the heartbreaking ordeal they were experiencing while people who voted to represent us violated the rules they were promoting. were (allegedly).
These are just comparisons of 20 May. Undoubtedly, during the other nine incidents that reportedly happened in 2020, there will be more stories of distraught families torn apart by the pandemic, isolated in hospital alone, grieving frightened COVID patients. In fact, whenever a new incident leaks to the press, tweets similar to the above go viral. Because we all made so many sacrifices during the lockdown, it seems impossible to imagine how the same people fining us – and blaming us for the spread of COVID – were so carelessly disregarding our health .
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