We’ve had some seriously ridiculous things happen during this coronavirus pandemic, but we may have hit peak COVID-19 stupidity courtesy of the dumbest ever demonstration put on by a group of short-sighted gym protesters.
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30 or so protesters in Florida weren’t too happy that their gym was closed due to COVID-19 and decided to put on a demonstration (which was live-streamed) expressing their displeasure at being unable to workout while the coronavirus pandamic is wrecking havoc across their country.
This level of COVID-19 stupidity is pretty par for the course in America and this dumb little gym protest wouldn’t have gotten much attention had they not shown just how little thought they put into this whole anti-coronavirus lockdown demonstration.
You see, when a news helicopter flew past this little COVID-19 lockdown protest, the gym protesters thought it would be a great idea to start doing push-ups and squats to really hammer home their complaints.
That’s right, these COVID-19 protesters are protesting over their closed gym by *checks notes* working out and proving to the world that they actually don’t need the gym to be open during the coronavirus pandemic in order to exercise.
With that kind of COVID-19 logic being thrown around by protesters, it’s no wonder why Florida is one of the U.S. states where the coronavirus pandemic has hit the hardest.
To the absolute surprise of no one, the internet came down hard on this group of protesters and gave them a roasting that would have turkeys wincing in sympathy.
Unsurprisingly, the organiser of this gym protest later admitted to Buzzfeed News that working out for the camera was not a good idea and sheepishly concedes that all those comments about not needing a gym to exercise are valid.
However, he tries to dig himself out of his hole by claiming that the point of this protest was to highlight the struggle of local businesses during the COVID-19 lockdown and not the first world problem of being unable to take gym selfies in front of those big mirrors after a set of bicep curls.
With an incompetent Cheeto-in-Chief as a leader, politicians who are more concerned with earning a buck than saving lives, and clueless protesters putting on stupid COVID-19 demonstrations that defeat their very point, it’s no wonder why America has royally dropped the ball during this coronavirus pandemic.
Well done, America. You’ve become the prime example of what not to do during a pandemic.
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