Because church/state separation apparently goes out the window whenever there’s a crisis to exploit, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves spent the morning leading the state in Christian prayer from his office.
I guess there’s nothing else he needed to be doing.
He closed with this plea: “Worship online. Worship while listening to TV services around the state. But please continue to pray for your leaders and for your fellow Mississippians.”
None of that will do anything to help the 207 positive cases of COVID-19 in the state (so far). But at least Christians were temporarily distracted from his administration’s lackluster response. That’s all that matters, right?