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Sarah Sanders Gets Cold Busted For Lying About The COVID-19 Vaccine

Believe it or not, former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders is actually encouraging people to get vaccinated for COVID-19, writing an op-ed that was published Sunday in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in which she repeatedly gives her former boss, failed, one-term former President Donald Trump, all the credit for the vaccine.

For example, Sanders writes:

“A few months ago, I decided to take advantage of President Trump’s Operation Warp Speed and get vaccinated.

“When the Trump administration initiated Operation Warp Speed in May 2020, the president stated that a vaccine would become available by December of that year at the very latest. From the moment he made his announcement, the ‘expert’ class tried to undermine those statements with baseless fear-mongering.”

Why were so many of us skeptical about what Trump said regarding the vaccine? Probably because he spent four years lying about everything and even suggested that as soon as warmer weather arrived in the summer of 2020, COVID would completely disappear. It didn’t, and hundreds of thousands of Americans died as a result of his misinformation and attempts to minimize the seriousness of the pandemic.

Just like her former boss, Sanders also resorts to lying to make her case, suggesting that President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris tried to discourage people from getting vaccinated:

“The New York Times ran an opinion piece claiming that whatever the Trump administration released would likely be a dangerous political stunt. CNN did the same. But no one did more to undercut public confidence in the vaccine than Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Biden doubted that the vaccine would be ‘real,’ while Harris said in a nationally-televised debate that she would not take any vaccine the Trump administration had a hand in creating.”

But as CNN White House correspondent John Harwood noted on Twitter, Sanders is also lying with her accusation:

Here’s the video of exactly what Harris said during the VP debate:

Of course, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that Sarah Sanders is praising Trump and lying about the candidates who defeated him and Mike Pence by nearly 8 million votes. After all, Sanders is running to be governor of Arkansas. She’ll say whatever it takes to divert attention from the truckload of bullshit she uttered from the podium as press secretary.

Does Trump deserve some of the credit for the coronavirus vaccine? Yes he does. But that has to be balanced against the endless lies he told about the disease as thousands of Americans perished under his so-called “leadership.”

COVID is one of the main reasons Trump lost the 2020 election. And it’s also the reason a majority of Americans will never trust him again.

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Sarah Sanders Gets Slapped Down By AOC For Whining About Losing Twitter Followers Since The Capitol Riots

Those who support Donald Trump would have you believe that everywhere they turn, their free speech rights are being violated, even though their whining only serves to prove how little they know about the First Amendment or the U.S. Constitution.

 

For example, after Twitter booted the current president off their platform, his son, Donald Trump Jr., had the gall to post this:

However, as any modestly intelligent person knows, Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms don’t have to offer you “free speech” if you violate their terms of service because they own the platform. No one has a right to put a political sign in your yard without your approval, either, because you own the house and the yard. If that wasn’t the case, all of our front yards would be festooned with all sorts of signs and messages we didn’t agree with or want.

Into this debate steps former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who took to social media to whine that something had happened to 50,000 of her Twitter followers:

Fortunately, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) set Sanders straight, and she did so in supreme fashion. Take a look:

That sums up today’s Trumpublicans perfectly: People are dead but it’s all about them and how they’re being mistreated by “big tech.”

If Sarah Sanders and those like her are so damn convinced that the social media giants are allied against them, then they should delete their accounts and refuse to support the people “oppressing” them.

On the other hand, they could just shut the hell up and stop acting like spoiled two-year-olds. But we certainly won’t hold our breath waiting on Trump’s disciples to behave maturely. That’d be like asking Donald Trump not to lie more often than he breathes.