Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) got his COVID vaccination and then said that Dr. Fauci is lying about the number of vaccinations needed for herd immunity.
Dr. Fauci lied about masks in March
Dr. Fauci has been distorting the level of vaccination needed for herd immunity
It isn’t just him
Many in elite bubbles believe the American public doesn’t know “what’s good for them” so they need to be tricked into “doing the right thing”
— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) December 27, 2020
Many in elite bubbles, like Sen. Marco Rubio, are misleading the American people on the need to get vaccinated because they are planning to run for president in 2024 and are trying to appeal to Trump’s base.
If Rubio really believed that a comprehensive vaccination program is unnecessary, he could have skipped getting vaccinated and put his theory to the test.
Trump will soon be gone, but the culture of denial, misinformation, and reckless stupidity will remain strong within the Republican Party.
Marco Rubio still wants to be president. He and other Republican contenders are going to engage in a race to the bottom to try to capture all of the Trump voters that they can get.
The 2024 campaign for the Republican nomination is off and running, with Rubio suggesting to Republican primary voters that their vaccination might not be necessary.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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