- As the cases of COVID-19 increased in Kentucky, a mayor did not hold back warnings that citizens should take the pandemic seriously in an explosive Facebook post.
- Gabe Brown, Mayor of Walton, Kentucky, posted a strong message in the Boone County Neighborhood Group on Facebook.
- "Listen to dips and sensible people," Brown's post said. I may not have the best bed (way). I couldn't reassure you like the governor, but I don't care. You have to realize that this is a serious ordeal. "
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As cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, increased in Kentucky, a mayor did not hold back warnings to citizens to take the pandemic seriously in an explosive Facebook post.
On Monday, Gabe Brown, the Mayor of Walton, Kentucky, posted a strong message in the Boone County Neighborhood Group on Facebook.
"Listen to dips and sensible people," Brown's post began. "I may not have the best bed (way). I couldn't reassure you like the governor, but I don't care. You have to realize that this is a serious ordeal. In fact, it's a big challenge." -cking deal. Stay at home. "
There are Currently 125 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky, including four deaths from Tuesday afternoon. Kentucky's junior senator, Rand Paul Rand, has also tested positive for the disease and is currently in self-quarantine. Nationwide there are almost 51,000 confirmed cases and 653 deaths due to the disease.
The Louisville Courier-Journal reported that Brown, who has served as Mayor of Walton since 2018, has also drawn attention to his unique leadership style and flashy antics, which include police persecution for charity.
Brown also wrote that he has several COVID-19 response conference calls a day and prays "every night that the state, county and region that I love with all my heart will stop doing nonsensical things."
"Treat this seriously. If you don't, fuck yourself (f # ck you are what I want to say, but I can't)," he wrote.
As Brown mentioned at the beginning of his message, Democratic Governor Andy Beshear was praised by both parties for his swift action and firm, prudent leadership during the crisis. in the a press conference on TuesdayBeshear ordered the closure of all non-essential businesses in the state.
But Brown was more open in his message and wrote, "Be responsible. If you don't, fuck yourself."
Brown is not the only mayor to receive widespread attention for his strong and mundane warnings.
Earlier this week, video compilations of similarly plump mayors in Italy yelled at their citizens to go back in and threaten to send policemen armed with flamethrowers to parties Gained millions of views on Twitter.