GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert Suggests Ridiculous Way To Tackle Delta COVID-19 Variant

The conspiracy-endorsing Colorado Republican’s take on the highly transmissible strain of COVID-19 was slammed as “unbelievably ignorant” on Twitter.

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) on Wednesday tweeted and then deleted a post mocking the threat of the delta variant of COVID-19.

“The easiest way to make the Delta variant go away is to turn off CNN,” wrote the QAnon-endorsing Republican, touting ignorance as a defense against the mutated strain of the coronavirus first discovered in India that is significantly more transmissible than other variants.

“And vote Republican,” she added, in a further attempt to politicize the issue.

Boebert nixed the post after an hour, but it remains documented on ProPublica’s “Politwoops” page.

In response, Colorado state Rep. Steven Woodrow (D) said Boebert “proves once again that stupidity has a champion in Colorado.”

Other critics agreed. Many reminded Boebert that parts of her own district are now seeing a surge in the number of cases of the delta variant:

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