About 120 people speak out against irrational Covid mandates at a raucous meeting of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors on August 17, 2021. They belonged to several groups, who had just had a joint protest attended by several hundred in front of the building. This video has been edited and condensed down to about 60 speakers in 1.5 hours.
Excerpts of this meeting went viral and it was mocked on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in an obvious attempt by the leftist media to stifle such criticism or Covid mandates. However the great majority of the comments were serious, thoughtful and informative. Besides that, they are overall actually in the right. We should have our choice whether we will be vaccinated against Covid or not.
The best comment may be the last one, when a microbiologist calls in to explain why the statements of Dr. Fauci and other medical administrators and Researchers should not be trusted when large amounts of money are at stake.
Afterwards the County Supervisors voted 5-0 to pass the measure in question. In general, I have noticed that public commentary seldom changes how board members will vote on a specific issue. They stonewall in the hope that their opposition with be demoralized and eventually give up.
The real benefit of this kind of event is to rally the opposition and obtain publicity for the opposition. Vote them out in the next election if they do not change their ways. Citizens have to have their eye on the longer term.