When it comes to COVID, Wisconsin can't have it both ways.
It can't complain about and resist COVID-prevention emergency orders, lockdowns and masking requirements on the one hand while the more easily transmitted Delta virus variant is pushing COVID caseload numbers higher... yet barely half Wisconsin's population eligible to receive the vaccine has gotten it, and vaccination trends have fallen, too.
And the more granular vaccination data focused on age and race are really depressing.
Did we go through more than a year of suffering and losses across the board only to welcome in another wave of the disease and all its dislocations through a combination of ideologically-fueled ignorance.
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., downplayed the need for the Covid-19 vaccine for all adults during an interview Friday with a conservative radio host, facing immediate criticism for suggesting people don't need to be inoculated.
|'"So, if you have a vaccine, quite honestly, what do you care if your neighbor has one or not?"|