‘Safety’ for Johnson’s dangerous blather – but no safe distancing among kids in normal classroom set-up
A camera movement during Boris Johnson’s staged and dangerous photo-opportunity in a classroom today has revealed the sham of supposedly ‘COVID-safe’ classrooms.
As Johnson is filmed lying to children that there is nothing to be anxious about in going to school during the coronavirus pandemic, the carefully-framed shot makes it appear that all the children are distanced from each other (though not from Johnson).
But as Johnson exits the classroom, the movement of the camera reveals reality: the rest of the kids in the classroom are not sitting as close together as they would have been before the pandemic:
Staged photo-opportunities by Tory leaders is nothing new, but normally they’re done to make a scattering of people look like a packed crowd. In this case, Johnson was busted trying to make a packed crowd look like a scattering.
And none of them were wearing face-masks.
Children are not yet safe to return to school – but the Tories are trying to con parents into thinking otherwise and Boris Johnson was caught out .
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