It has to do with whiteness. Every other “right" the Right claims in the US has to do with white supremacy, so does this “right to not wear a mask". Wypipol know the differential infection and morbidity rates of COVID19, that it kills 2–3 times as many BIPoC as it does Whites (and most of those are White old people), so they see themselves as acceptable casualties, willing war heroes in a race war they are winning.

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