(TargetLiberty.org) – A mayor has been forced to apologize after becoming the latest left-wing politician to impose coronavirus-related restrictions to liberty that he wasn’t willing to follow himself.
Jim Kenney (D), the mayor of Philadelphia, has banned indoor dining in his city to prevent the spread of the Wuhan virus. The restriction isn’t due to lift until September 8. However, Kenney himself was snapped eating dinner inside a Maryland restaurant on Sunday. Unluckily for him, the photographer who posted the image on Instagram is an unhappy Philadelphia restaurateur.
I know some are upset that I dined indoors at a restaurant in Maryland yesterday. I felt the risk was low because the county I visited has had fewer than 800 COVID-19 cases, compared to over 33,000 cases in Philadelphia.
Regardless, I understand the frustration.
— Jim #MaskUpPHL Kenney (@PhillyMayor) August 31, 2020
Kenney has apologized for the “frustration” he caused, but he’s far from the only Democrat who thinks he’s too special to obey the rules he makes for others. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer came under fire when her husband tried to get the family boat put in the water for Memorial Day. This occurred while she was advising people not to travel to that part of the state.
While many Dem mayors, governors and members of Congress are criticizing ordinary Americans who want to socialize, they’re all but giving a free ride to left-wing protests.
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