More totalitarian optics coming out of locked down Germany.
German police arrested Santa Claus for not wearing a mask at a Christmas market, surreal footage shows.
Video circulating on social media shows a group of police officers surround a man dressed as Santa before frog marching him from the event as the crowd cheered for him in solidarity and booed the police officers.
NEW – Police arrested "Santa Claus" today at a Christmas market in Germany because he was not wearing a mask.pic.twitter.com/m7SyhEkWUb— Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) December 13, 2021
Users on Twitter expressed their dismay at the shameful sight.
Oh boy here we go again… pic.twitter.com/qj0eXQRUkC— ایران دوجکوین (@Irandogecoin) December 13, 2021
This comes just a day after German police were seen walking in between anti-lockdown demonstrators using a long ruler to keep them socially distanced by 6 feet.
Germany has recently followed Austria in locking down its unvaccinated citizens despite the implementation of mask mandates and vaccine passports, with politicians struggling to spin the mild Omicron COVID variant as another public health threat.