It’s an evergreen headline.
Hope Hicks and Liz Allen, Trump’s former communications director and Kamala Harris’ communications director, both got the virus. Communications directors and certain kinds of staffers, by nature of their role, are probably more exposed. But the media reported both stories very differently.
The virus entering the president’s circle was treated as a moral indictment of him, while the virus entering Kamala’s circle is just one of those things that happens.
As I wrote back when Rep Gohmert was getting this treatment, the double standard is blatantly glaring.
“Anti-Mask Louie Gohmert Tests Positive,” the New York Times gloated. “Rep. Louie Gohmert, who often went without a mask, tests positive for the coronavirus,” NBC News chittered. “Texas Republican Rep. Gohmert Tests Positive For Coronavirus After Rebuffing Masks,” NPR scolded.
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