Laura Ingraham claims that urging people to wear masks is a media plot to keep the public in a state of fear

Ingraham: “The media have been selling panic for weeks and weeks and weeks. They have fewer images to sell hysteria to justify continued lockdowns. The masks, well they’re kind of a constant reminder”

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Citation From the April 29, 2020, edition of Fox News' The Ingraham Angle 

LAURA INGRAHAM: They'll say this whole mask thing is "settled science" just like they do with climate change, of course it is not and they know it. Our own experts have gone from masks aren't necessary to masks are essential and you have to wear them when you go jogging in just a few weeks time. Now Rush Limbaugh made a great point as he always does on the radio the other day and he said the virus itself as it weakens and states start reopening, the media that have been selling panic, panic, panic for weeks and weeks and weeks, they have fewer images to sell their hysteria to justify continued lockdowns. But the masks, well they're kind of a constant reminder. You see the mask and you think, you are not safe. You are not back to normal. Not even close.