Biden And Harris Were Anti-Vaxxers In 2020
August 1st, 2021 | TC
Much has been made about vaccine hesitancy in the United States over the past few months as vaccination rates begin to plateau, just short of 70%, or the amount required to achieve herd immunity. Those who express any hesitation about a vaccine are immediately shamed as "anti-vaxxers". In the tradition of following this rule and shaming ordinary Americans who have legitimate concerns and questions about the vaccines, we are going to explore the opinions that were held by our current President and Vice President in 2020, when Donald Trump was the President.
Democrat fact-checkers have been doing backflips in recent weeks as videos have begun to emerge of both candidates making anti-vax comments on the campaign trail in 2020.
Both Kamala Harris and Joe Biden expressed hesitancy about taking a vaccine that would be approved by the Trump administration. As though Donald Trump himself would be responsible for inventing, mixing and distributing the vaccines, both Harris and Biden expressed severe reluctance about taking a vaccine that would be rushed to market without going through the proper channels.
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In an August 6, 2020 interview, Joe Biden said, "People don't believe that he is telling the truth, therefore, they are not all certain they're going to take the vaccine."
"And one more thing. If and when a vaccine comes, it's not likely to go through all the tests that need to be done, and the trials that are needed to be done," Biden added.
Much of what Biden expressed exactly one year ago was what many Americans are expressing now.
Americans are concerned about the lack of testing and the speed at which the vaccines were put on the market. Many are expressing concerns about possible long term affects and the slow burn health effects that could come, and that are normally tested over a period of ten years in most other vaccines.
What is more ludicrous about Biden's statement is that he implied that Donald Trump would somehow be involved in the process and manufacturing of vaccines, and that companies like Pfizer and Moderna would somehow follow his lead and risk their own reputations by rushing to market a placebo or toxin.
On the Republican side, many have doubts about the vaccines in general and do not trust the CDC, which is now stacked with Biden appointees. These concerns seem just as partisan and political as the concerns expressed by Biden last year.
The vaccine hesitancy didn't start or end with Joe Biden.
During the Vice Presidential debate on October 7, 2020, Kamala Harris said, "If Donald Trump tells us that we should take it, I'm not taking it." Earlier in the debate, she said that she would only take a vaccine that doctors and Anthony Fauci approved of.
In a September 6 interview on CNN, Kamala Harris said, "He wants us to inject bleach. No, I will not take his word."
It is important to remember that Donald Trump never told Americans to inject themselves with bleach. That was fake news that was widely debunked several times, but continued to be repeated by Democrats on the campaign trail, including Barack Obama and Nancy Pelosi.
Hesitancy Against The CDC
In an interview on September 2, 2020, in Orlando, Joe Biden said, "Look what has happened. Enormous pressure put on the CDC not to put out the detailed guidelines." Biden then went on to talk about the pressure being put on the FDA by the Trump administration to approve a vaccine. None of his comments could ever be validated.
"Who's going to take the shot?" Biden added, sarcastically.
Republicans have now expressed hesitancy in Joe Biden's CDC, especially on new masking guidelines for vaccinated Americans, which many have said is unscientific and only further incentivizes Americans to not get vaccinated.
Donald Trump, Maker Of Vaccines
Biden repeated his bizarre assertions that Trump may somehow be personally involved with vaccine production, procurement and distribution throughout the 2020 campaign.
In a September press conference, Biden said, "Let me be clear, I trust vaccines, I trust scientists, but I don't trust Donald Trump."
In a July campaign speech, Biden said, "How are you going to distribute the vaccine when it arrives? And the question of whether it's real, when it's there. That requires enormous transparency."
Several times on the 2020 campaign trail, Joe Biden made strange assertions that Donald Trump would have absolute control over vaccine production and distribution, despite the Trump administration tasking several private companies to produce a vaccine with funding through "Project Warp Speed".
Joe Biden often implied that Trump would attempt to distribute a fake vaccine.
All of the vaccines that have been put to market were produced as a result of Warp Speed and the Trump administration's efforts, along with the approval of Congress. These are the same vaccines Joe Biden has been pushing Americans to be comfortable with for more than seven months.
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