Anti-lockdown Crusader who Tagged COVID-19 a ‘political ploy’ has been killed By Coronavirus, An anti-lockdown Crusader who kicked against COVID-19 curtailment in his home State has died of coronavirus aged 60. John McDaniel, of Marion County in Ohio, Died at a Hospital in Columbus last Wednesday, around a fortnight after he tested positive for COVID-19.
On March 15, he kicked against Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s closures aimed at stopping the spread of coronavirus on social media, writing on Facebook: ‘If what I’m hearing is true, that DeWine has ordered all bars and restaurants to be closed, I say bullshit! ‘He doesn’t have that authority. If you are paranoid about getting sick just don’t go out. It shouldn’t keep those of us from living our lives. The madness has to stop.’ Two days earlier, McDaniel even suggested that the dangers posed by the virus currently sweeping America had been exaggerated, writing: ‘Does Anybody Have The Guts to Say This COVID-19 is a Political Ploy? Asking For A Friend. Prove Me Wrong.