On Friday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) criticized the measures Kentucky is putting in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Taking license plates at church? Quarantining someone for being Christian on Easter Sunday? Someone needs to take a… https://t.co/gaNfvbkju3— Senator Rand Paul (@Senator Rand Paul) 1586566126.0
Paul's criticism did not sit well with social media commenters, many of whom pointed out he himself had just recovered from COVID-19 — and that he swam in the Senate swimming pool hours before his test came back positive.
@RandPaul You're a DOCTOR.— Mike Pence - Professional Mannequin (@Mike Pence - Professional Mannequin) 1586566968.0
@RandPaul Not for being Christian. You can do that anywhere, like at home. For being irresponsible and selfishly… https://t.co/oKIHcX1ePM— Cass (@Cass) 1586566957.0
@RandPaul Patient zero says what??— (((Lordy 🇯🇲 DocHolly🌊))) (@(((Lordy 🇯🇲 DocHolly🌊)))) 1586566687.0
@MollyJongFast @RandPaul Senator Vector (R-KY)— Charlie B Paige (@Charlie B Paige) 1586566895.0
@RandPaul Just in case anyone was wondering whether coming near death fundamentally changes republicans and makes t… https://t.co/T8bWcf5xOO— LadyGrey (@LadyGrey) 1586566826.0
@RandPaul You’re like a robot whose hard drive contains two Ayn Rand books and nothing else whatsoever— Black lives matter. (@Black lives matter.) 1586567403.0
@RandPaul You spread coronavirus around the senate gym...you lost whatever credulity you had which was not much.— Dr. Sarah Rauer (@Dr. Sarah Rauer) 1586568139.0
@RandPaul Science is a thing. Get some.— #KNIT Twit (@#KNIT Twit) 1586567621.0