WASHINGTON ― Just months after praising vaccines as the product of the former president’s “Operation Warp Speed” and American ingenuity, have embraced a vocal anti-vaccine minority whose macabre preference for illness and death coincidentally is hurting the economy and the current Democratic president’s approval numbers.
Polling shows that ’s new private-sector vaccine mandate is ― the majority of whom have already fully vaccinated.
But Republicans ― even more so among those who say they absolutely will not get the vaccine. Republican elected officials in increasing numbers have been modifying their views to conform.
“The number one factor if you want to rise in the Republican Party today is to be OK with people dying,” said Stuart Stevens, a Republican consultant who helped George W. Bush