Varney: Coronavirus lockdown 'defiance' is in the air
Varney: Coronavirus lockdowns leads to ‘restless’ Americans
FOX Business’ Stuart Varney argues defiance against coronavirus lockdowns is ‘in the air.’
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FOX Business’ Stuart Varney, in his latest “My Take,” argues governors will face difficulties extending coronavirus lockdowns as defiance grows.
“America is getting restless. It’s not 1776, but a revolt is breaking out all over,” Varney said. “Simply put, when the authorities insist that businesses stay closed, some are opening up. It’s defiance. And it’s spreading to some unlikely places.”
One of those places, Varney said, is northern California, populated by “deep blue, coastal elite.”
“In the Napa area, several businesses have reopened. They include an art gallery, which had 60 people come through on Monday when it illegally reopened,” Varney said. “The authorities are ‘weighing options’ on what to do about it. Well, what are they going to do? Force 'em to close, and go bankrupt?”
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Varney questioned whether a Texas judge is having second thoughts after sending Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther to jail for seven days because she opened her business and refused to apologize.
“A GoFundMe account for her raised $500,000 in 24 hours,” Varney said. “She will be in a virus-infected jail on Mother’s Day! She is the poster child for revolt.”
Varney also noted that Memorial Day is coming and questioned whether authorities will bankrupt summer businesses.
“If they can't open, they're done,” he said.
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