INFURIATING: anti-maskers accosting kids outside their elementary school.

Vid: @SamBraslow
AWFUL. "I'm positive you hate that mask..and it smells bad"

Woman to an elementary school kid.

The actual *potentially deadly* strangers we should warn kids about...
I agree with him. As a kid, I'd be terrified and totally intimidated by this.
Context some may find interesting:

A lot of Stop the Steal movement energy, ditto QAnon, has poured into anti-vaccine agitating.

Prepare for *more* of this kind of thing.
These people are repulsively unhinged.

So what is driving vaccine skepticism into the mainstream?

Well, consider that some news outlets are cynically chasing clicks...👇
UGH Here's some of the "literature" these pro-plague activists were handing out...to kids.

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