Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger said “you’re a schmuck” if you don’t wear a mask, just days after photos and video showed prominent Democrats — from Barack Obama to Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) — partying indoors maskless.
“You cannot go and not put the mask on because when you breathe, you can infect someone else. And you can infect someone that then gets sick and may die,” the Terminator star and former governor of California said during a discussion with CNN’s Bianna Golodryga and Alexander Vindman.
“So this is why I think we all have to work together on this. The only way we can kick this virus is — again if we do like I suggested earlier about politics — you have to come together rather than fighting and always just saying ‘This according to my principles, this is a free country and I’m gonna have the freedom to wear no mask,’” Schwarzenegger continued, and said “You have the freedom to wear no mask but you know something? You’re a schmuck for not wearing a mask” before adding: “I don’t want to villainize anyone.”
“Screw your freedom,” Schwarzenegger said before going so far as to liken mask mandates to traffic laws. “You cannot say, ‘No one is going to tell me that I’m going to stop here, that I have to stop at this traffic light here. I’m going to go right through it.’ Then you kill someone else, and then it is your doing.” – READ MORE