Miss. Gov.: South’s response to COVID impacted by belief in ‘eternal life’

Hey assshole, maybe the rest of us who don’t believe in the magic man in the sky would like to be able to go to a fucking grocery store without worrying about being infected and robbed of our lives and seeing our loved ones. WTF is wrong with these people?

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves believes religion has a lot to do with the region’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

During a Thursday, Aug. 26, fundraiser at the Eads home of Shelby County Election Commission Chairman Brent Taylor, Reeves spoke to several dozen Republicans.

“I’m often asked by some of my friends on the other side of the aisle about COVID … and why does it seem like folks in Mississippi and maybe in the Mid-South are a little less scared, shall we say,” Reeves said.

“When you believe in eternal life — when you believe that living on this earth is but a blip on the screen, then you don’t have to be so scared of things,” he said, but added: “Now, God also tells us to take necessary precautions.