On Tuesday, Jonathan Lemire of the Associated Press posted an image of the Students for Trump rally at the Dream City megachurch in Phoenix, Arizona — and revealed how the rallygoers were not social distancing and few were wearing masks, even though an event organizer said masks would be widely used and even though Phoenix has mandated mask use in public settings.
The scene of President Trump’s appearance at a Phoenix mega-church. No social distancing. And the only masks I am… https://t.co/JRSU9icm4d— Jonathan Lemire (@Jonathan Lemire)1592949522.0
The rally swiftly drew scorn on social media for its apparent lack of concern for public health.
@JonLemire https://t.co/xZff7y1moF— ☭ 🌽Che Guevara’s Ghost🌽☭ (@☭ 🌽Che Guevara’s Ghost🌽☭)1592949575.0
@JonLemire Bathed in God's fluids...— Your mom (@Your mom)1592949567.0
@JonLemire Trump trusts the "True Believers" from Dream City Church Phoenix. Apparently their ventilation “kills 99… https://t.co/1K3yzIZOZN— Paul the other one.. (@Paul the other one..)1592949957.0
@JonLemire Well, this is that magic church that kills 99.9% of the virus.— LAWoman 😷 (@LAWoman 😷)1592949628.0
@JonLemire The magic COVID-19 destruction machine removed none of the COVID— A Worried Citizen (@A Worried Citizen)1592950029.0
@JonLemire @WritesMore Instead of clapping, everyone please cough.— DSG NancD🏇 Onwards! but wear your mask (@DSG NancD🏇 Onwards! but wear your mask)1592949763.0
@JonLemire JESUS, TAKE THE WHEEL! (And we know how that works)— Steve Williams (@Steve Williams)1592949745.0
@JonLemire The Superspreadysburg Address— Matt (@Matt)1592949681.0
@JonLemire https://t.co/RzD6BpKGpq— Protect your loved ones - Wear the Damn Mask! 🌊 (@Protect your loved ones - Wear the Damn Mask! 🌊)1592949797.0