Mississippi Mayor Has A Blunt Message For Coronavirus Conspiracy Theorists
The mayor of a small city in Mississippi is winning praise on social media for deftly calling out all the latest right-wing conspiracy theories.
Jason Shelton, the Democratic mayor of Tupelo ― the birthplace of Elvis ― posted a message on Facebook to urge his city’s residents to listen to healthcare professionals and wear masks to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Last week, Shelton signed an order requiring face coverings for most people in indoor public and business spaces.
“My job as mayor is do to my best to keep our community safe, not make easy or politically popular decisions,” he wrote, then added:
“Also, ANTIFA is not coming to Tupelo, Elvis …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]