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You Can Get a Haircut in Pennsylvania … If (And It’s a Big If)

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Apparently, you CAN get a haircut in Pennsylvania.

IF …

You can get a haircut in Pennsylvania IF you work for State Senate Democrats.

Check out this Instagram screen grab from the now cleansed Instagram account of Brittany Crampsie. She’s the press secretary for State Sen. Jay Costa and the Pennsylvania Senate Democrats.

It’s a picture of her giving a haircut to some jobber among the Senate Democrats:

PA haircut

Crampsie writes in a post that’s since been deleted from her Instagram account: “You know that part of a job description that says “Other duties as assigned”? Today that included pre-session haircuts! No one needs emergency surgery or a wig, so I am calling it a success. Thanks @tonywlepore for the equipment & the photo (crying laughing emoji).”

Lots to unpack here.

First and foremost, the utter hypocrisy of it all. We just reported a few days ago that even as some counties get phased into Yellow in Gov. Tom Wolf’s re-opening Pennsylvania plan, barber shops, beauty and nail salons, and massage parlors must stay closed. That decision was a last-minute reversal decided by unelected bureaucrat and Health Sec. Rachel Levine last week.

So, as the state doubled down on keeping hair and nail salons closed, State Senate Democrats in Harrisburg say, “Well, that doesn’t apply to us.”

You can see how oblivious Crampsie is to her own hypocrisy. She posted in on Instagram! It’s more sad than anything (for her).

But this image is sure to upset salon owners (and any business owner) who’s been shut down due to the Governor’s pandemic response and over-reach. Remember, even if Schuylkill County gets moved from the Red phase of re-opening to Yellow, these businesses are supposed to stay closed.

State Rep. David Rowe (R-85, Snyder and Union counties) posted this image to his Facebook page earlier Tuesday.

He focuses on the what applies to you doesn’t necessarily apply to them angle.

“If Democratic staff are allowed to give and get haircuts, why can’t the thousands of barbershop and salon owners across the Commonwealth enjoy the same standard? Governor Wolf can buy cars but we can’t. Governor Wolf can plant a garden but we can’t. Governor Wolf and Senate staff can get haircuts but we can’t. If you are as sick of the hypocrisy and double-standards as I am, tell your local legislator and the governor. Tell them to #ReOpenPA,” he writes.



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  1. Clark

    May 13, 2020 at 11:44 am

    Wait a minute! Is she a licensed professional cosmetologist? Wtf?

  2. Edward Lawniczak

    May 18, 2020 at 7:08 pm

    It’s time for Wolf to resign !!!
    Time to vote these jackasses out of office and iam a registered Democrat. I will never vote Democrat again !!

  3. Dante Natale

    May 26, 2020 at 9:59 am

    Government overreach, pure and simple. Wolf is a despotic moron and Rachel Levine is simply doing his heavy lifting because she is not an elected official.

  4. Dennis Carrier

    May 27, 2020 at 4:54 pm

    I’m beginning to wonder if the government will ever allow me to get a haircut and get my teeth cleaned. I guess I might as well grow a pony tail again and that looks funny on an older man. I think the corona virus is here to stay and there will be constant new infections and outbreaks for years to come. Going to miss getting my teeth cleaned. May never get them cleaned again.

  5. Todd Uhl

    May 27, 2020 at 8:27 pm

    We have no rights anymore. It’s the Communist one world government that has turned us into cattle. Only the rich and elitists can do whatever they want. Our “ privileges have been taken away .

  6. Business owner

    May 29, 2020 at 11:30 am

    So there is no laws saying i can’t open my business these are recommendations enough is enough im opening and i will be exercising my 2nd amendment right if im stop family got to eat

  7. curt mascho

    June 12, 2020 at 6:20 pm

    I am thinking of getting a peace
    sign buckle for my belt

  8. Murray

    June 16, 2020 at 6:58 pm

    My dear Governor Wolf if you don’t want to get rejected go GREEN!!! And be done with it.

    Stop being gullible as well as a follower:


  9. Dot Gleason

    June 18, 2020 at 4:07 pm

    Guess I’m going to jersey for haircut!

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