While some polling reflects broad approval of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, its actual enforcement will prove to be the single biggest blunder of the error-prone Biden administration.
When the rubber meets the road -- and it comes down to actually firing teachers, cops, nurses and others for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine -- all hell will break loose.
Last week’s Trafalgar Poll shows that, when asked, "Do you believe Americans should lose their jobs if they object to taking the COVID-19 vaccine?," 65% of those surveyed said "no.
A pluarality of Democratic voters, 47.8%, also opposed the firing of employees based on non-vaccinated status. The poll was conducted Sept. 17 - Sept. 19 and featured 1097 respondents.
Beyond polling, think of the horrendous media optics that will occur if enforcing the mandate happens.
Can you imagine the scenes on the news of tearful nurses saying that they served courteously and loyally during the pandemic only to be fired now for failing to get the shot?
Ultimately, the policy of mandatory vaccinations -- with the hammer of dismissal from jobs to enforce it -- will suffer from its own seemingly internal medical contradiction.
If the vaccine indeed works and immunizes people, why should it bother those who are vaccinated if their neighbor refuses?
Does the vaccine make us bullet proof or not?
Or is the left just practicing more social engineering in an effort to eradicate the disease globally though universal vaccination?
The last week has shown a drop in COVID-19 cases and deaths. This is the opposite of what would normally be happening as cold weather approaches. If it continues to drop, Biden will look like a fool for firing people who won’t get the shot.
I predict this policy of "get shot or lose your job" will bring Biden down into the 30s in job approval.
Dick Morris is a former presidential adviser and political strategist. He is a regular contributor to Newsmax TV. Read Dick Morris' Reports — More Here.
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