For the reason that creation of Operation Warp Pace, we’ve been advised the ticket out of the pandemic is getting the inhabitants vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19.
It could be then, and solely then, when life might return to regular.
As a part of the marketing campaign to get us to take the shot, a bevy of politicians, information individuals, celebrities, and athletes have posted selfies getting jabbed within the arm.
Even Fb has provided up a particular border that you could add to your profile image, to let family and friends know that you just’ve been vaccinated.
Because it seems, their definition of life going again to “regular” just isn’t my definition of regular. Apparently, even for those who’re vaccinated, Dr. Anthony “Flip-Flop’” Fauci and firm nonetheless need you to not journey, not eat indoors, not drink indoors, put on the masks all over the place and to proceed to apply social distancing.
In different phrases, for those who’re a contestant on the Worth is Proper, you higher hope for a washer, as a result of Showcase Showdown #1 is fairly ineffective proper now.
If the payoff to getting the shot is to have actually nothing change, what’s the purpose of taking it?
Confronted with this actuality, the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention had been pressured to acknowledge the plain, and admitted that vaccinated individuals not should put on the masks in the event that they’re outside and never in an enormous crowd.
Nevertheless, the brand new COVID tips for everybody else are (1) proceed carrying your masks, and (2) even for those who’ve already had COVID and recovered, had each vaccines and/otherwise you’re indoors, see (1).
The final one that was this fixated on face masks carrying was Michael Jackson.
It should be said that as lately as this month “Flip-Flop” Fauci was on MSNBC nodding away in settlement as host Pleasure Reid branded anybody who thinks vaccinated individuals not have to put on the masks as “paranoid.”
“There are paranoiacs who’re paranoid about you. They’ve determined they don’t belief you, they suppose you’re attempting to have the federal government take over their lives or put nanobots in them and Invoice Gates goes to bodily management them in the event that they get the vaccine. It isn’t simply hesitancy now, it’s paranoia. You could have Tucker Carlson principally saying that you just’re not telling the reality, that for those who’re vaccinated there’s no motive to put on a masks anymore. You could have individuals screaming at retailer clerks as a result of they don’t need to put on masks. This isn’t rational at this level,” she ranted.
Effectively, that’s information to me. And apparently to CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, who advised MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, “Vaccinated individuals don’t carry the virus — they don’t get sick…not simply within the medical trials, but it surely’s additionally in real-world information.”
Even CNN medical analyst Dr. Jonathan Reiner admitted that it’s ridiculous to pressure individuals with antibodies to put on the masks.
Dr. Reiner advised CNN’s New Day, “The reality is wanting on the first 87 million totally vaccinated individuals in the USA; it exhibits what we hoped it could present, which is these vaccines are amazingly efficient…Out of 87 million totally vaccinated individuals, solely about 5,000 symptomatic infections and solely about 70 people have died. You understand, these are percentages with a number of zeros after the decimal level.”
Okay, so given these details we should always be capable of add the masks to the pile of bell-bottom slacks, tie dye t-shirts, and Elizabeth Warren for President fanny packs within the trash bin of historical past, proper?
Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl lately let the cat out of the bag as to the actual motive vaccinated individuals are being requested to put on the masks. After serving up one straight yr of worry porn, public well being officers and the politicians they work for are gravely involved that seeing mask-less individuals round city will give the inhabitants “nervousness.”
“The nervousness amongst everyone about being anyplace with individuals they don’t know, like within the mall, or locations we’re now allowed to be, and never figuring out I’m a vaccinated particular person, so that they see me popping out and not using a masks and it’s very nervousness producing,” Kuehl mentioned at a current Board of Supervisors assembly.
Sheila Kuehl has principally admitted it: They’re not anti-COVID masks, they’re anti-anxiety masks.
Sorry, I’m not enjoying masks theater anymore. I cope with nervousness like a standard, rational grownup. With medicinal tequila.
“Following the science” has now morphed into doing no matter it takes to not set off the Karens.
I rolled up my sleeve and received vaccinated, so I ought to be capable of reside my life prefer it.
John Phillips might be heard weekdays from midday to three p.m. on “The John Phillips Present” on KABC/AM 790.