Robert Gehrke: Utah County’s unreal face mask protest? This commissioner deserves the blame.

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You’ve got to hand it to Utah County. They know how to make an impression on a national audience.

This time it was a group of about 100 anti-maskers who made the county a national laughingstock by jamming the commission meeting to rail against the evils of wearing masks to protect their neighbors.

I’m sure you saw it. They ripped down the tape intended to enforce social distancing and plopped down in the seats — “cheek to jowl,” as Gov. Gary Herbert put it last week in a display the governor, who hails from Utah County, described as “foolish.”

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