“The rule is now simple: get vaccinated or wear a mask until you do,” tweeted Biden. “The choice is yours.”
The direct missive followed an announcement by the CDC that Americans who had taken the vaccine could remove their masks indoors. Read here.
However, the updated advisory came with a laundry list of exemptions. Masks will still be mandatory on all forms of public transport, in airports as well as for doctor and hospital visits, nursing homes, jails and homeless shelters.
It is not known how those who have been vaccinated will prove they’ve taken the shot, nor how enforcement of mask wearing for those who haven’t will be conducted.
In lecturing Americans who don’t take the jab that they’ll be forced to mask up for potentially months or even years longer, the Biden administration is creating a second class of citizens, presumably as a punishment for “anti-vaxxers.”
Earlier today, he called on Americans to treat those who choose to wear masks “with kindness and respect,” despite there being significantly more incidents of ‘Karens’ screaming at and harassing people for not wearing a mask.
Pres. Biden: If you see someone in a mask, “please treat them with kindness and respect.”
“We’ve had too much conflict, too much bitterness, too much anger, too much politicization of this issue…Let’s put it to rest.”
— ABC News (@ABC) May 13, 2021
The lifting of mask mandates for those who’ve taken the shot comes after weeks of complaints that there was no incentive for taking the vaccine given that it didn’t change anything for those who had it.