MSNBC host Joy Reid was but once more getting ripped on-line after calling for anybody not vaccinated towards COVID to be taxed or fined.
“I feel like people who are willfully unvaccinated — fine, don’t get vaccinated. But they need to start to pay a little bit more of the cost of what this is doing to our system,” Reid mentioned on her present Tuesday whereas interviewing a New York physician sporting a “FAUCI” T-shirt for the infectious illness physician.
She praised concepts like fines and slashing sick pay for the unvaccinated.
“At some point, don’t we have to make people who are just saying ‘I’m willing to take the risk to be unvaccinated, take the risk for me and take the risk for everyone I come in contact with.’ Shouldn’t they have to pay more into the system?” Reid requested.
“Because they’re collapsing our well being system. They’re the ones in the ERs. They’re taking it up.
“If you have a stroke or you have a heart attack, you can’t get in the ER because they’re taking up all the beds — so shouldn’t they have to pay more?”
A clip of her feedback was shortly shared on-line, stoking outrage with a flood of commenters suggesting there have been different, greater burdens on the nation’s well being.
Among the assaults on Reid, others additionally marveled at the “FAUCI” shirt worn by her visitor, Housing Works medical director Dr. Lipi Roy.
Roy additionally tweeted about the shirt, saying, “I got it as a birthday gift July 2020 when America’s leading infectious disease doctor was being attacked/harassed. Yep, it’s been happening from the very beginning. Not gonna let that happen.”