It’s amazing that the last people that will be required to wear masks are those who face the least danger from the coronavirus. We’ve been assured recently that it’s “pretty obvious” Sen. Mitt Romney is the Republican most likely to defeat Joe Biden in 2024. Part of the thinking is that Romney could appeal to Democrats who have buyer’s remorse about Biden, but Romney would also have to pick up some Republican votes, and he doesn’t seem eager to do that.

At a meeting of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), Romney was the sole Republican to side with Democrats in voting to keep a mask mandate for toddlers in Head Start.

Not so coincidentally, Romney also joined with Senate Democrats to vote down a joint resolution to do away with the mask mandate on public transportation:

At least we can count on Sen. Joe Manchin:

We’ve seen way too much of Romney this week; he needs to go into hiding.