Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Jeanne the Pirate

An actual unretouched screencap from Jeanne Ives's website:
If the picture of the mailbox looks familiar, that is because it is a copyrighted image that Ives stole from The Atlantic magazine:

In the Pandemic, Every State Should Vote by Mail
In fact Ives did not even go to the trouble of copying the image. She simply hotlinked The Atlantic image to her website:
Note to Jeanne Ives Operatives: You may want to ask your boss to wear a mask, the next time someone pulls a heist:
Just Sayin!

Saturday, August 1, 2020

COVID Jeanne

Today's challenge will test your knowledge of history:
Q: This notorious woman carried a potentially fatal illness and resisted efforts at quarantine. She eventually transmitted the disease to at least 53 people. What is her name?
If you answered State Representative Jeanne Ives you would be incorrect. The correct answer is: Typhoid Mary

The differences are clear-cut. Typhoid Mary never visited Lake Zurich. Jeanne Ives, on the other hand, has -- where she held a fundraiser this week. Social distancing norms and safeguards were not respected:

This is the same Lake Zurich that saw a recent surge in COVID-19:
73 COVID-19 cases traced to a few Fourth of July parties in Lake Zurich
Ives maintains her affair was totally appropriate. No Confederate statues were tore down:
Totally none.