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There’s Been A Pole Shift On Vaccines From Turbo Liberal Wine Moms To Conservatives

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In the waning days of the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccine hesitancy and avoidance has emerged as a predominantly right-wing phenomenon, but it wasn’t always that way.

As pharmaceutical companies prepared their COVID-19 vaccines in late 2020, Democrats claimed that the vaccines could not be trusted due to alleged political interference in the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval process. Then-candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as well as media figures like MSNBC’s Joy Reid, suggested that Trump would rush vaccines through the approval process to create a political win, even if they were not safe for Americans to receive.

“If Donald Trump tells me to take it, I’m not taking it,” Harris said during the Oct. 7, 2020 vice presidential debate.

Cuomo told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos in October 2020 that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and FDA didn’t “have any credibility,” so Americans should be skeptical about a vaccine. (RELATED: ANALYSIS: The Left Said It Wouldn’t Trust The Trump Vaccine. Now They’re Shaming The Unvaccinated)

The 2020 election was the second one in a row to feature a left-wing candidate sparking unwarranted fears about vaccines. Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who received 1.1% of the popular vote in 2016, declared that issues relating to “vaccination schedule” and “toxic substances like mercury” had not all been “completely resolved.”

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