Our last three presidents have made a promise to take the coronavirus vaccine when it is ready to prove to the nation that it is safe for everyone.
Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama all made the pledge to take the vaccine to boost public confidence in the medicine.
According to CNN:
Freddy Ford, Bush’s chief of staff, told CNN that the 43rd President had reached out to Dr. Anthony Fauci — the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the nation’s top infectious disease expert — and Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, to see how he could help promote the vaccine.
“A few weeks ago President Bush asked me to let Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx know that, when the time is right, he wants to do what he can to help encourage his fellow citizens to get vaccinated,” Ford told CNN. “First, the vaccines need to be deemed safe and administered to the priority populations. Then, President Bush will get in line for his, and will gladly do so on camera.”
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“President Clinton will definitely take a vaccine as soon as available to him, based on the priorities determined by public health officials. And he will do it in a public setting if it will help urge all Americans to do the same,” Clinton press secretary Angel Urena said.
“People like Anthony Fauci, who I know, and I’ve worked with, I trust completely,” President Obama said. “So, if Anthony Fauci tells me this vaccine is safe, and can vaccinate, you know, immunize you from getting Covid, absolutely, I’m going to take it.”
“I promise you that when it’s been made for people who are less at risk, I will be taking it,” Obama added.
Obama even said he may take it on TV just to drive home the point about its safety.
Apparently we just have to take it on faith that they are actually taking the real vaccine.
Democrats have spent months undermining trust in the vaccine merely because it is coming during the Trump presidency and for no other reason.
Now, their top three representatives are suddenly pleading with the nation to accept the vaccine? Is there anything Democrats won’t show their hypocrisy over?
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