If you take the corrupt media for its word, you would be led to believe Republican Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson is an anti-vaxxer. In reality, Johnson was joined by people who had adverse reactions to the COVID-19 vaccine in a press conference Monday morning in an effort to give struggling families an opportunity to share their experiences.
“I was a huge supporter of Operation Warp Speed,” said Johnson at the start. “I am happy to acknowledge that over 300 million doses have been given to the U.S, and for most people — the vast majority of people — the vaccine has been administered with little or no side effects. And I personally believe the vaccine has saved countless lives and certainly contributed to the end of the pandemic.”
“But again, just because the vaccine is generally safe doesn’t mean it’s 100 percent safe,” the Republican continued. “What’s been happening in the last year and a half is people that are trying to tell the truth, trying to get answers, are having a hard time without being vilified, without being ridiculed, without being censored …They have a very simple request. They just want to be seen. We want their stories heard, they would like to be believed.”
What was clear from the beginning of the presser was that Johnson sought to provide an outlet for families, among them Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame member Ken Ruettgers and his wife Sheryl who had complications, to describe how their mental and physical health took a toll from the vaccine.
But according to media outlets that ran material prior to the conference, Johnson continues to push alarmism out of either GOP conspiracy fever or stupidity.
“FOX6 News asked the senator Thursday if he was worried his rhetoric and bringing the issue forward would keep people from getting the vaccine that could potentially save more lives,” declared the Fox syndicate, followed by a reporter for the outlet tweeting that “We’ve learned Sen. Ron Johnson is hosting an event in Milwaukee with a former Green Bay Packers star to raise questions about the COVID-19 vaccine,
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