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Thu Dec 10, 2020, 04:55 PM

New Hampshire House Speaker (Republican) Who Died Days After Being Sworn In Had COVID-19

Source: Daily Beast

Richard Hinch, the newly elected speaker of New Hampshire’s Republican-led House, died of COVID-19 on Wednesday, just one week after being sworn in.

On Dec. 2, Hinch attended the swearing-in ceremony for state legislators, where several of his fellow Republicans were seen maskless. Many Democrats didn’t show up to the ceremony, after an unspecified number of Republican members of the legislature tested positive for the virus following an indoor, maskless Nov. 20 caucus meeting at a ski resort.

“There are no persons present who either tested positive or who were close contacts,” Hinch said in a statement to the New Hampshire Union-Leader on Dec. 2. “This meeting day is required by the state Constitution, and we were able to get it off the ground while keeping people safe.” Hinch was 71.

“Speaker Hinch was a fierce defender of the New Hampshire Advantage, a close friend, and a respected public servant,” Republican Gov. Chris Sununu said. “His loss will be greatly felt by the people of this state, and I ask Granite Staters to join me in praying for his family during this incredibly difficult time.”

Read more: https://www.thedailybeast.com/new-hampshire-house-speaker-richard-hinch-dies-of-covid-19-one-week-after-being-sworn-in

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Reply New Hampshire House Speaker (Republican) Who Died Days After Being Sworn In Had COVID-19 (Original post)
SouthernCal_Dem Dec 2020 OP
machoneman Dec 2020 #1
NurseJackie Dec 2020 #12
Grokenstein Dec 2020 #15
OAITW r.2.0 Dec 2020 #2
Blues Heron Dec 2020 #3
dweller Dec 2020 #4
Faux pas Dec 2020 #5
UpInArms Dec 2020 #6
niyad Dec 2020 #7
LisaM Dec 2020 #8
KG Dec 2020 #9
bucolic_frolic Dec 2020 #10
TeamPooka Dec 2020 #11
uncle ray Dec 2020 #13
question everything Dec 2020 #14

Response to SouthernCal_Dem (Original post)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 04:58 PM

1. Fuck'em I say. Who cares? One less Republiscum.....is a good thing indeed!

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Response to machoneman (Reply #1)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 07:20 PM

12. Here he is "wearing" a mask... protecting his mouth and chin.

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Response to NurseJackie (Reply #12)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 11:00 PM

15. Well, at least his chin didn't spread the virus.

I've seen a sharp uptick in maskless morons after vaccines were announced. They ain't available to you yet, morons! Do you really want to wind up intubated because of your stupidity with only a couple of months to go before you can refuse to get the shot because you won't let Bill Gates put a microchip in your bloodstream?

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Response to SouthernCal_Dem (Original post)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 04:58 PM

2. Speaker killed by his own Party......

Keep going maskless Republican State legislators....eventually you will run out of people in office.

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Response to SouthernCal_Dem (Original post)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 05:02 PM

3. Another cult victim

this one had risen high in the cult hierarchy though, so - willing victim? true believer? Too dumb to tie his shoes? Who knows, he's gone, six feet under, and he ain't talking. We'll never know.

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Response to SouthernCal_Dem (Original post)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 05:03 PM

4. May this be the start of a trend

for these maskholes

✌🏻

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Response to SouthernCal_Dem (Original post)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 05:04 PM

5. ...

for any of the traitorous murderous EFFING ASSHOLES.

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Response to SouthernCal_Dem (Original post)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 05:11 PM

6. ....

“There are no persons present who either tested positive or who were close contacts,” Hinch (now deceased from being infected with COVID) said in a statement to the New Hampshire Union-Leader on Dec. 2.

I guess he won’t do that again

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Response to SouthernCal_Dem (Original post)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 06:17 PM

7. A little more chlorox in the gene pool, please.

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Response to SouthernCal_Dem (Original post)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 06:31 PM

8. I am sorry for all of these deaths.

I don't know if they truly believe this is just like the flu, or that it's a hoax, or what. But I'm sorry that people are at this level of denial, and that they are dying. I truly am.

Responsibility for this lies at the top, don't ever forget that. I was just thinking last night about the Woodward call where Trump admitted he had early, damning information on the virus - and did nothing, including, apparently, passing the scientific data on to his own party. This from a guy who then went off to some drug plant or wherever it was, bragging about how well he "got it" and how people were so surprised at how well he understood it.

Yes, some of these people seem to be cultists. And I will continue to feel sorry for victims and their families - not so much people who inflict it on others, but the whole thing is just sad. It's sad. But I'm not going to celebrate anyone's death.

What I do really wish was different is that some of these people, or their families, or particularly their colleagues would change their tune publicly. But they can't or won't in a lot of cases.

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Response to SouthernCal_Dem (Original post)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 06:36 PM

9. thoughts. prayers. whatevs.

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Response to SouthernCal_Dem (Original post)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 06:42 PM

10. omg there's still a sununu going down

i just don't understand what is wrong with people

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Response to SouthernCal_Dem (Original post)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 07:10 PM

11. buh bye now

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Response to SouthernCal_Dem (Original post)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 08:55 PM

13. blood needs to be coughed up under the tree of liberty, or something like that.

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Response to SouthernCal_Dem (Original post)

Thu Dec 10, 2020, 09:58 PM

14. This is what I am hoping. Starting with Guiliani

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