144 votes

Stay-at-home Orders Compared to Slavery

Attorney General Bill Barr compared stay-at-home orders in response to COVID-19 to slavery: “Other than slavery, which was a different kind of restraint, this is the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history.”

Posted by TYT Staff · Opens 9/16/20 - 9/21/20

Who do you think gave the best Twitter response to Bill Barr comparing stay-at-home-order to slavery? (We're limited on space for the answers, so choose one and let us know in the comments if you've found others you like.)

Your vote

As someone who spent [4 years in WWII U.S. internment camps], I think Bill Barr is full of horse manure. -George Takei

63 votes
Your vote

On one hand you have slavery. On the other you have to do Curbside Pickup at Applebee’s. -Aaron Rupar, Vox

46 votes
Your vote

What an obscene comparison. Only an evil fool could talk that way. -Laurence Tribe, Harvard Professor of Law

35 votes