White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany criticized Wednesday the growing number of “Orwellian” coronavirus bans surrounding Thanksgiving.
“I think a lot of the guidelines that you are seeing are Orwellian,” McEnany said in an interview with Fox and Friends on Wednesday morning, referring to George Orwell’s warnings of a totalitarian state in his work 1984.
McEnany specifically called out Oregon Governor Kate Brown for threatening individuals hosting more than six people in their homes over Thanksgiving that they could face up to 30 days in jail and/or a fine of up to $1,250 if they disobeyed coronavirus restrictions.
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“That’s not the American way, we don’t lose our freedom in this country,” she said. “We make responsible health decisions as individuals.”
McEnany warned Democrat governors and mayors that they