This governor is playing politics while Covid-19 burns through her state
South Dakota is, by any measure, one of the hardest-hit states by the coronavirus surge in the United States right now. Yet, amid a rapidly worsening situation Governor Kristi Noem is making sure people know that if President-elect Joe Biden moves to institute a national mask mandate, she won't comply. In his latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza explains how Noem is choosing politics over safety to propel her national standing within the Republican Party.
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"The fact that [we're facing COVID-19], the biggest crisis in the world, and the president himself cannot seem to handle it doesn't inspire much confidence that he should be the president of the US anymore."
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