The weeping nurse in a CBS News tweet is just another Jussie Smollett

On Sunday, CBS News thought it had a winner.  There she was, facing the camera, crying her eyes out: a young nurse, presumably pretty when not weeping uncontrollably, telling how she had to quit her job because the COVID unit had no masks for nurses.  She implies that, despite having brought her own N95 mask to work, her supervisor refused to let her wear it, forcing her to put herself and her family at risk. "America is not prepared, and nurses are not being protected," she said, and that's the phrase that CBS highlighted in its tweet.  Oooh, scary!  We're all going to die (and the subtext is that it's all Trump's fault). In tears, a nurse says she quit her job after she was asked to work in a coronavirus ICU without a face mask: “America is not prepared, and nurses are not being protected” https://t.co/ywoSuLOPYP pic.twitter.com/S5BsnlO5nt — CBS News (@CBSNews) April 5,...(Read Full Post)
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