Politicians and government officials tried to cancel Thanksgiving in America, but it failed big time.
In the true spirit of American freedom, travelers ignored the threats leveled at them and boarded planes in record numbers to spend time with their loved ones.
And now politicians are at a loss. Since their plans to keep Americans boarded in their homes failed, they know they’re losing control.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) begged people not to travel, even telling college kids it wasn’t safe for them to go home and eat a turkey dinner with their family.
Of course, the CDC listed a bunch of other ridiculous recommendations like advising people to wear a mask outdoors and keep the “music low” so people didn’t have to “shout to be heard.”
Yes – the CDC has gone from telling people not to sing to now trying to control the volume of their Christmas tunes!
Politicians took it even further and actually started to lock down certain states with some areas forbidding ANY Thanksgiving celebration at all.
But despite all the threats and scare tactics, Americans still traveled – and in record numbers.
And they ate their turkey dinner with their families.
In fact, the TSA reported they screened the highest number of travelers during the Thanksgiving weekend since the start of the pandemic.
The Points Guy reported:
“The number of travelers at U.S. airports hit pandemic-era highs around Thanksgiving as passengers took to the skies despite pleas from the Centers for Disease Control and other U.S. leaders to limit holiday gatherings.
Nearly 1.18 million people were screened Sunday at Transportation Security Administration checkpoints, the highest total since travel cratered in March at the outset of the pandemic. And Sunday’s record topped the previous pandemic-era record of 1,070,967 set just four days prior.”
So what would cause over a million people to ignore the CDC and travel anyway?
It’s simple really – Americans are tired of being controlled and lied to.
Sure, the left will paint those who decided to travel as “defiant” and “reckless”…
… but the truth is these people just wanted to have a normal Thanksgiving meal with their families.
Ya know, something Americans do.
And let’s be honest, people are FED UP with being told to quarantine at home while living in fear.
Americans are getting bombarded every day from multiple sources that they must follow the latest “safety measure” – just to have it walked back weeks (if not days) later.
At the start of pandemic, we were told to avoid air travel – with airlines slashing and cutting flights…
…then a few months later, government officials actually admitted flying was pretty safe, boasting that the air filtration systems were stronger on planes than in a hospital operating room.
The truth is, nobody knows what to believe anymore so they’re just doing their own thing and hoping for the best.
Thankfully, at least for now, we are still a free country and people have the ability to make individual choices for themselves.
Some families decided not to get together for the holidays – while others chose to carry on as usual and have a feast.
Welcome to the beauty of freedom.
So yes, petty tyrants may have tried to cancel Thanksgiving (even though they didn’t follow their own recommendations), but as the numbers show – people traveled anyway.
And now with Christmas coming up, expect to see another round of mainstream media scare tactics warning Americans not to leave their homes or see their families.
But baring planes actually being grounded – I bet Americans will still fly home for Christmas this year – and (gasp) they might even loudly sing a Christmas tune or too!
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