The Des Moines Register doesn’t have a pulse on the conservative movement in Iowa. It is a leftist publication that carries little to no credibility with any person who isn’t left of center.
And its editorial from April 27 is a perfect example why. It borders on insanity if we’re being honest.
The headline: Iowans must step up pressure on those who refuse COVID-19 vaccinations
The subhead: Gov. Kim Reynolds is sending the right message about the importance of getting inoculated, but the rest of us can do more to convince hesitant and reluctant Iowans.
The Register opened by stating vaccines protecting against COVID are “safe, effective and the best hope of ending this pandemic.”
Unfortunately, Gov. Reynolds has used words to help bolster the Register’s position as the DMR comrades quoted her directly:
“I want to appeal to everyone who’s hesitating,” she said during her news conference last week. “If you’re opting to wait and see, what are you waiting for? If you’ve been a hard ‘no’ from the start, what’s your reason? And if you can’t answer those questions, maybe, we hope, that you take the time to reconsider.”
*Schedule vaccination appointments for your young adult children. You’re probably covering them on your health insurance and you can help them protect their health and others’.*Ask your elected officials if they’ve been vaccinated. Make them go on the record.
*Challenge disinformation about the virus and vaccines with facts provided by the CDC and other trusted public health entities.
*Remind reluctant people that a vaccine can save their lives. If they don’t care about protecting themselves, remind them it helps protect loved ones with fragile health and compromised immune systems.
Someone needs to do a welfare check on the Reegister’s editorial board. Their mental health is not in a good place.
Just to prove how out of touch and anti-science they are, the Register slipped in a pro-abortion message — just to prove how little they actually value life.
“While this measure seems to have the backing of both parties, it sure would be nice if Republican politicians’ interest in giving people control over their own bodies extended to women who want to terminate a pregnancy.”
These people are crazy. Calling for Iowans to only patrionize businesses with 100 percent staff vaccinations. Telling people to segregate their family. Encouraging an experimental injection to be put into young children. Forcing elected officials to “go on record” as to their vaccination status.
This is insane. And it is asinine.
And as disturbing as it is, it is right in line with what free-thinking, freedom-loving Iowans have come to expect from the Des Moines Register.
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