Day 1,239: Trump requires rally attendees to waive liability if they get coronavirus at event

To Donald Trump the coronavirus has been a hoax, a TV spectacle, and, especially lately, a thing to be ignored.

But when it comes to his own liability for others’ illness, Trump is taking the virus very seriously.

His next wildly tone deaf and dangerous gathering of his faithful will occur in eight days, as he hosts a rally in Tusla, Oklahoma. To register for tickets, attendees must acknowledge they won’t sue Trump, his team, the arena or anyone involved in the non-social distancing event if they get the coronavirus.

Trump supporters who attend his first rally since the coronavirus pandemic began must agree not to sue if they contract COVID-19. The president is set to hold his first rally since March next week at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, an arena that seats more than 19,000 people.

The president has emphasized he wants his rallies full of people and has made his distaste for masks clear.

“By clicking register below, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present,” the campaign website says on the RSVP page for the rally. “By attending the Rally, you and any guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold Donald J. Trump for President, Inc.; BOK Center; ASM Global; or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers liable for any illness or injury.”

When it comes to anyone else’s well-being, Trump doesn’t care about the coronavirus. But when it comes to his own peril, financial or otherwise, full protection is demanded from those putting themselves at risk.

1,239 days in, 223 to go

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