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This is the moment the South Dakota governor Kristi Noem, in the middle of a pandemic no less, rallied against “an elite class of so-called experts”, asserting that “we the People are the government”.
Noem recently ignored calls to cancel large gatherings and welcomed a large-scale biker rally in the state that has since been linked to a spread of coronavirus cases across the country. She has also been a critic of wearing face masks.
Noem: We are not and will not be the subjects of an elite class of so called experts pic.twitter.com/hZtMxY5y4V
Over the past two weeks, both Democrats and Republicans have argued this presidential election will be the most important one in decades.
Keith Kellogg, the national security adviser to Vice-President Mike Pence, said moments ago, “This is the most important election of our lifetimes. The next four years will decide the course of our country for decades to come.”