Dr Birx decries Michigan protests: It’s ‘devastatingly worrisome’

Dr Birx decries Michigan protests: It’s ‘devastatingly worrisome’

Politico reports:

Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, said on Sunday she found it “devastatingly worrisome” that anti-quarantine protesters in Michigan had flocked in tight quarters to the state Capitol, defying social-distancing guidelines.

Appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” the doctor said the protesters at the rally were especially concerning because, “if they go home and infect their grandmother or their grandfather who has a comorbid condition, and they have a serious or an unfortunate outcome, they will feel guilty for the rest of our lives.”

While people have the right to protest, she added, “We need to protect each other at the same time we’re voicing our discontent.”

The hundreds of conservative activists, some armed with assault weapons, stormed the state Capitol Thursday to decry the state’s stay-at-home orders from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. [Continue reading…]

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