Why are Anti-Vaxxers the Way They Are?

Vaccines for COVID-19 have become a highly contested subject in the American culture wars. Vaccines for COVID-19 have become a highly contested subject in the American culture wars. According to a survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, about 10.4% of the adult population claim they will most likely refuse to get vaccinated. Reasonings behind their refusal vary. Some are concerned about side effects, while others do not trust its safety or effectiveness. More colorful excuses often involve a global conspiracy spearheaded by Bill Gates and Dr. Anthony Fauci, who apparently seek world domination. Some people swore off the vaccine since it made their cousin’s friend from Trinidad’s testicles swell up, which ruined their marriage. On the surface, there appears to be a wide range of excuses to refuse the vaccine, but regardless of motivation, something that all anti-vaxxers have in common is that they are now a minority of the American public. 

“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” Review: Exploring the World of QAnon and Seducing Rudy Giuiliani

Sacha Baron Cohen, also known as Borat Margaret Sagdiev, came back to America this year to film a documentary in which Borat would bribe President Donald Trump with Kazakhstan’s national treasure: Johnny The Monkey. Unfortunately, the great film producer and primate was eaten alive by Borat’s daughter Tutar, played by Bulgarian actress Maria Bakalova, during transport from Kazakhstan to America.

Mourning in America

Earlier this month, the nation marked the nineteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks with our usual solemnity, care, and grief. Photos of the burning World Trade Center were once again splashed across social media, lest anyone get the impression that they had forgotten the event which so scarred our collective consciousness.

Dishing Out Clemency

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump issued a series of 7 pardons and 4 commutions. Despite the president’s own legal trouble with impeachment and numerous accounts of sexual assault or harassment, the president did not hold back when exercising his presidential power to pardon. According to CNN, the reasons for said pardons were extremely vague. The president is quoted as saying “These are all people that you have to see the recommendations. I rely on recommendations, very importantly.”