The COVIDIOT deniers who spent all year whining about a “hoax” are now shoving others aside to jump to the front of the line to get vaccinated against that “hoax.”
It reminds me of how Trump rudely pushed aside — literally pushed aside — the prime minister of Montenegro, to jump to the front of a photo op.
Anyone who denied COVID or refused the minimal safety standards to protect others should be last in line to get vaccinated. (Of course many of the deniers who suckered for the Republican lies are also the same ones who say that Trump should get credit for this amazing medical breakthrough, while they themselves will refuse to get vaccinated. The ones who deny the reality should not only be last in line to be vaccinated, but when hospitals run out of ICU beds and start having to ration care, triage should also place the deniers at the lowest run of priority for care.)
The ones who whined about their “rights” and “freedoms” being abridged by safety standards are the ones whose irresponsibility is what is prolonging the need for those standards.
Many of the same people who rushed to abridge our freedoms by enacting the Patriot Act after fewer than 3,000 were killed in a single day on 9/11, can’t even be inconvenienced by simply putting on a mask when more than 340,000 people (and counting) have died, and 3,000 are now dying every single day.
May 31, 2017