The Chinese coronavirus has brought out both the best and worst in people.
Some local politicians have used the coronavirus to say and do some outlandish things.
And one Governor mocked religion in a shocking coronavirus briefing that left viewers stunned.
The coronavirus has killed over 34,000 Americans and has brought the country to the brink of a depression.
Unemployment has soared exponentially and many small businesses may never recover.
Now is a time where many turn to faith in God in order to navigate the rocky shoals ahead.
But New York governor Andrew Cuomo used his Easter Monday press briefing to take a cheap shot at religion.
New York, the epicenter of the American coronavirus infection, has essentially flattened the curve – the healthcare system has not been completely overrun by an excess of patients like many feared.
The number of deaths has begun to plateau, which suggests there’s no longer an exponential growth in new cases.
The travel bans and social distancing measures have seemingly been effective in slowing the spread of the virus.
This is good news, yet Cuomo went out of his way to say that faith played no part in New York State getting past the worst of the coronavirus.
He said, “The number is down because we brought the number down. God did not do that. Faith did not do that. Destiny did not do that. A lot of pain and suffering did that . . . That’s how it works. It’s math.”
That’s a slap in the face to many believers.
For many New Yorkers, their faith in God is what gave them the strength to carry on in tough times.
Faith is also what led many health workers from other parts of the country to venture to New York in order to help.
Cuomo is treating faith like a four-letter word, which is commonplace among people on the Left.
There’s an aversion to religion in most of their statements and actions.
This crisis has drawn a lot of that hostility toward religion.
Some local officials have shut down church services and deemed them “nonessential.”
However, someone can go to a store and pick up buffalo wings.
People of faith have made the point that there are ways to worship while adhering to sensible social distancing guidelines.
Cuomo’s reaction shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise, especially considering he lit up the Empire State Building pink after passing a radical pro-abortion bill.
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