Worst Quote of the Week – April 10, 2020

“It is being used in Germany as a mist.  Health care workers go through a misting tent going into the hospital and it kills the coronavirus completely dead not only right then, but any time in the next 14 days that the virus touches anything that’s been sprayed it is killed.”

– U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, (R-TX), claiming that German scientists had developed a powder that – mixed with water – will kill the COVID-19 virus on contact.

In response, Dr. Jörn Wegner, a spokesman for Deutsche Krankenhausgesellschaft, the German Hospital Association, stated, “What your congressman said is absolute nonsense.  There are no such tents and there’s no powder or magical cure.”

Gohmert continues to embarrass both my home state of Texas and the United States in general by spouting out such idiotic and ridiculous statements as this “misting” cure.  Why the people of his district continue to let Gohmert stay in office is mind-boggling.  Then again, if you knew East Texas, like I do, you’d understand – somewhat.

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