Dems Worried About Covid

By: John Semmens

Biden COVID response coordinator Ashish Jha says he has “two major worries about a possible uptick in covid that could infect over 100 million Americans by Fall. The increasingly infectious variants mean more people will catch the disease. On the other hand, the diminishment of symptoms means that hardly anyone will realize they are infected.”

“People who don’t realize they are infected won’t feel an urgency to get tested or vaccinated,” he predicted. “The whole pandemic infrastructure will be underutilized. People will be going about their business as if life is normal. Their willingness to obey directives to wear masks, avoid crowds, shun social interactions, spy on their neighbors and report deviant behavior will wither. They may reject supporting the Party that cared for them these past few years and vote Republican in numbers too large to overcome via ballot harvesting. Unbelievers could displace the faithful and engineer a dangerous revival of the way we lived before the pandemic.”

Dr. Anthony Fauci sadly concurred with Jha’s assessment, saying “when covid was killing people by the thousands for week after week we had the people’s attention. They complied with our directives. They shuttered their businesses, wore masks, stopped going to church, did as they were told. The evolution of covid toward a milder disease has broken the bond of trust they put in us. Disbelief dogs our every utterance now. Those of us who have been fighting the pandemic since day one will likely come to regard it as ‘the good old days.’ I shudder to think of what it might be like with Republican majorities in both Houses of Congress. ‘Nightmare’ is the word that keeps reverberating in my brain.”

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