“Listen up dipshits and sensible people,” wrote Mayor Gabe Brown of Walton, Kentucky. “I might not put you at ease like the Governor does, but I don’t care. You need to realise that this is a serious ordeal. In fact, it’s a big f**cking deal. Stay at home.”
He warned people sceptical of the threat to treat it seriously ― noting that lives are on the line.
“If you ignore this problem, the worst thing that could happen is that your mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, aunts, uncles could die,” he warned. “Be responsible. If you don’t, then screw you.”
In a separate post on his Facebook page, Brown linked to a story about hundreds of people gathering on the streets of Louisville, about 80 miles away.
“Dipshits,” he wrote.
At least one person got sick at one of those parties, Beshear said.
Read Brown’s full message below: