South Dakota has had some of the country’s highest COVID-19 infection and death rates under Gov. Kristi Noem, who issued no mask mandates, kept businesses open, and played host to a massive motorcycle rally that became a superspreader event. But the rising Republican star says her approach “really worked well.”
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The cartoon above was created by DonkeyHotey for WhoWhatWhy from these images: Kristi Noem caricature (DonkeyHotey / Flickr – CC BY-SA 2.0), body (Bramblewood Fashion / Flickr – CC BY 2.0), cattle (wapiti8 / Flickr), fence (Rick Obst / Flickr – CC BY 2.0), and motorcycle (Gordon Johnson / Pixabay).
Related front page panorama photo credit: Adapted by WhoWhatWhy Gage Skidmore / Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0).