When America is facing an epidemic guaranteed to kill a significant slice of the population, there should be no left and no right. As the stock market plummets and the number of confirmed coronavirus cases rises, this is a time to come together in the ways that have always made America great. This is not about politics, it is about protecting our country and its people.
House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) tweeted a message for the people who make up these United States. He has discovered a way out of this terrible tar pit of inaction by introducing legislation. The California legislator has co-sponsored a bill to guarantee “paid sick leave for all:”
‘Staying home when you’re sick shouldn’t mean losing a paycheck—especially during a public health emergency. The Coronavirus crisis has made it abundantly clear: America needs guaranteed paid sick leave for all. I am proud to cosponsor legislation to make this a reality.’
The U.S. Surgeon General tweeted to the nation, urging them to stay home should they have the symptoms of COVID-19. In addition, he tried to convince employers to “understand” and give their employees “flexibility and (paid) sick leave.” This would save “money in the long run.” That makes sense, because sick people close down businesses:
‘Americans: if you are sick with fever/cough/ flu symptoms, please don’t go to work! Employers: PLEASE understand giving your employees flexibility and (paid) sick leave will save you money in the long run- it’s much cheaper than shutting down because everyone else gets sick!’
Twitter world exploded in support of Representative Schiff. Check out some of our favorites below:
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