Sen. Ted Cruz (R – Gilead) has quarantined hisself at home in Texas for 2 weeks after shaking hands with the person who has come down with the Coronavirus at CPAC, which is nice that he has that kind of sick-leave benefits to miss work. Ahem.
Also, it must be nice for Mrs. Ted Cruz to have an excuse not to touch him. Brrrr…
— Tengrain (@Tengrain) March 8, 2020
OK, joking aside, good on him for doing the right thing. It’s just too bad that he was also part of the Mime Troupe that was parroting Lord Damp Nut’s anti-science, misinformation to the unwashed masses at CPAC and elsewhere.
UPDATE 1 – Congress prepares to protect itself!
“Anxiety in an aging Congress as coronavirus marches across U.S.”: “Members of Congress are becoming increasingly anxious about coronavirus, and there is growing pressure on leadership to take steps to protect lawmakers — even potentially recessing for a period of weeks — two Democratic congressional sources said Sunday.”