A Democrat Rhode Island governor who told residents to “stay home except for essential activities” was snapped in a photo at a wine and paint night.
“The picture, taken by Erica Oliveras last Friday, shows Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo sitting at table in Barnaby’s Public House in Providence without a mask,” Fox News reported.
But Erica Oliveras, who took the picture of Raimondo, said the backlash was blown out of proportion and did not realize the criticism the photo would receive with many people pointing out the governor did not have on a mask.
“She only took her mask off whenever she was drinking her wine,” Oliveras told ABC 6. ‘That’s the only time she took it off. When she came into the building she had her mask. Whenever the waiters approached her she had a mask on.” Read more…