Manitoba cabinet minister mocked for tweet of wife shovelling snow after 12-hour hospital shift

A Manitoba cupboard minister is making world headlines over a tweet that features his wife shovelling snow in extremely cold temperatures after a 12-hour in a single day shift as a entrance-line well being-care employee.

Jon Reyes, the minister of economic building and jobs, posted the photograph, taken from within his house, with the caption, “Even after a 12 hour evening shift at the medical institution last night time, my spouse still has the energy to shovel the driveway.”

“God bless her and all our frontliners. Time to make her a few breakfast.”

because the tweet was posted on Saturday, Reyes is trending on Twitter, and heaps have retweeted and replied to his put up, condemning him for being insensitive.

Meanwhile, TMZ, a La-primarily based tabloid, picked up the story and poked amusing on the incontrovertible fact that Reyes were tweeting approximately tennis the evening before, in the midst of the COVID-19 quandary.

Even after a 12 hour night shift on the hospital final night time, my spouse nonetheless has the power to shovel the driveway. God bless her and all our frontliners. Time to make her a few breakfast. ?? pic.twitter.com/91vahySLqO

—@jonreyes204

In an announcement issued through his press secretary on Sunday, Reyes declined an interview, however expressed love and appreciation for his spouse, Cynthia.

“My wife is amazing, both at house and at work. I’m ceaselessly thankful for her and the whole lot she does. i love her a great deal,” he mentioned in an emailed commentary to CBC News.

“I’m satisfied that she is getting the global recognition she deserves, and it serves as a reminder to everyone — especially me today — that we will be able to never do enough to show our gratitude to well being-care employees.”

Later, Cynthia tweeted for the first time to say, “All I Wished to do used to be shovel!”

But that wasn’t until hundreds of individuals had flooded his notifications. here are a few:

Epidemiologist Souradet Shaw shared a meme in honour of Reyes …

… whilst a former baby-kisser in Alberta additionally expressed a few dismay.

Women, allow the file display that that is now not a depiction of every baby-kisser husband.? #abpoli #ableg https://t.co/tlKPGXztvq

—@LukaszukAB

the preferred Instagram meme account #mbpoli Drag Race, which juxtaposes provincial politics with Rupaul’s Drag Race visuals, published in regards to the tweet on Sunday, pointing to what some see as a much broader factor.

Finally, a parody account was created called @wifejon.

i may have done with that coat. https://t.co/QdQuspvIpk

—@WifeJon

 

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