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Trump voter tells CBS she doesn’t wear a mask because ‘teeny-tiny’ virus is ‘so small’

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A Trump supporter named Beth speaks to CBS News (screen grab)

A voter who supports President Donald Trump’s handling of COVID-19 told CBS News on Sunday that she does not wear a mask because the virus is too small.

During a panel discussion with voters on Face the Nation, host Margaret Brennan asked which panelist wore face masks.

“Beth, you don’t wear a mask?” Brennan asked one of the voters.

“I do when I’m in public spaces where they insist that you do,” Beth replied. “But otherwise, no.”

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“And so when you hear the statistics that are rattled off by the CDC director, you hear Dr. Fauci say wearing a mask could really stop the spread, why do you doubt that?” Brennan pressed.

“Because the virus is a virus,” Beth stated. “The particle is so teeny-tiny that it can’t even be seen without a microscope. So while prophylactically and out in public it may help. Certainly if I was around someone who was older was ill, you know, I would do it.”

“But the virus is a virus,” she added. “It’s so small. It’s going to do what viruses do. So I think that you best offense is a really good strong defense. Be healthy, you know, eat well, exercise well, sleep well.”

Another Trump supporter named Walter insisted that the president could not have done a better job handling the virus because it was an “unknown.”

“I think the job that was done was magnificent compared to the circumstances,” he said.

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