Governor Dan Patrick of Texas stated, "My message is: let's get back to work, let's get back to living...don't sacrifice the country, don't do that."
On Twitter, the hashtag #NotDying4WallStreet has taken off as Americans are beginning to think this is an effort to get people back into their daily routines and back to work. Donald Trump tweeted:
Our people want to return to work. They will practice Social Distancing and all else, and Seniors will be watched o… https://t.co/9V7bf75BAt— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1585059394.0
Even Governor Dan Patrick of Texas, who was recently interviewed by Fox News's Tucker Carlson, stated, "My message is: let's get back to work, let's get back to living...don't sacrifice the country, don't do that."
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads through community spread. It has seen lethal numbers globally and in America has hot spots in major cities like San Francisco, New York, and New Orleans. There is a level of rash misunderstanding to believe that we can combat community spread while also being in community contact with others.
Americans who believe this is an effort to curb the stock market's downward plunge, as well as those unhappy with a new stimulus bill proposal they think puts corporations ahead of people, began tweeting their displeasure.
Here are 14 tweets that are worth investing your time in to understand the #NotDying4WallStreet trend.
Cuomo opening remarks, defy Trump fantasy about sending people back to work: “Very bad news..rate of increase goi… https://t.co/03axJ8quGQ— Michelangelo Signorile, subscribe to my newsletter (@Michelangelo Signorile, subscribe to my newsletter) 1585062673.0
Extreme measures to flatten the virus “curve” is sensible-for a time-to stretch out the strain on health infrastruc… https://t.co/f74YzwDIuK— Lloyd Blankfein (@Lloyd Blankfein) 1584928796.0
I didn’t survive cancer, a terrorist bombing, and malaria to die for Wall St. I’m a 60 year old single mom with a… https://t.co/6JtkZ2JGX7— Dr. Sandra Steingraber (@Dr. Sandra Steingraber) 1585066907.0
Hey, I'd die a thousand deaths for the future of my children and grandchildren, but I ain't dying for a bunch of en… https://t.co/d5ZBcLrQzC— Gary Ray Betz (@Gary Ray Betz) 1585072872.0
The last thing America needs is more insanely wealthy people sitting in bunkers with immediate, guaranteed access t… https://t.co/XYfLsArxuE— John Iadarola (@John Iadarola) 1585067244.0
The stock market soaring today on the promise of potential mass death is peak ghoulish capitalism. SICKENING #NotDying4WallStreet— Peter Daou (@Peter Daou) 1585067082.0
Well I'm just shocked that an obese 73 year old w/high cholesterol who eats garbage, never exercises, sleeps 4 hrs… https://t.co/RkPr1xTwpA— John Fugelsang (@John Fugelsang) 1585074569.0
A reminder that the economy exists for the people. People do not exist for the economy. Saving lives > Saving th… https://t.co/tZ7mawlR2R— Jamie Margolin (@Jamie Margolin) 1585066865.0
For anyone still unsure if ableism is a justice issue, please note that protecting the Dow vs protecting disabled… https://t.co/QHnmdBFm6E— Shannon Dingle (@Shannon Dingle) 1585072633.0
We are not willing to sacrifice 1-2% of New Yorkers. That’s not who we are. We will fight to save every life we can. I am not giving up.— Andrew Cuomo (@Andrew Cuomo) 1585065149.0
The same people saying we should kill the elderly to save the economy "for our grandchildren" are currently French-… https://t.co/aAdfx0N6Xl— Brett Pransky (@Brett Pransky) 1585070502.0
I’m 37, a teacher & nonprofit director who works with hundreds of kids yearly. I served 6 years active duty in the… https://t.co/gQZoMqh6dQ— Anthony V. Clark (@Anthony V. Clark) 1585059019.0
NEW: What happened before @realdonaldtrump called for re-evaluating lockdowns? His company had to close 6 of its to… https://t.co/JfakVzFDUY— David Fahrenthold (@David Fahrenthold) 1585004985.0