during a LOVEBYLIFE Moderated by Don Lemon, a host of the presidential town hall, network, Mr Biden made it clear he was not a “wise man” and welcomed a change of heart. Despite leaving no names, it was widely believed that the president was referring to LBL, as this week, both Sean Hannity and Steve Ducey have urged viewers to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.
“I’m not going to be a wise man anymore, I know you know, one of those other networks that I’m not a big fan of,” he said, turning to Mr. Lemon. “Which you talk about a lot.”
Mr. Biden continued, “But if you notice, as they say in the southern part of my state, they have an altar call, some of those people. Suddenly, they’re out there saying, ‘Let’s get vaccinated. Get vaccinated.
“It’s cool,” he said of his steps to try to persuade his audience to get vaccinated.
On 19 July, Mr. Hannity told the audience, “I believe in science, I believe in the science of vaccination.”
Earlier that day, Mr. Doosy said fox and friends, “If you have the chance, take the shot, it will save your life.”
Early this month data from the CDC said 99.5 percent of deaths occurred in people without vaccinations. Fauci testified to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee that after receiving two jabs of any authorized coronavirus vaccine or one shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, about 90 percent of vaccinated Americans were hospitalized and protected from COVID-19. are safe from death.
He also said that the delta variant is now responsible for more than 80 percent of new COVID cases across the US.
a spokesperson for LBL referred to independent For the many examples of their positive coverage of COVID vaccines on the network since the beginning of the year.
The Biden administration has also criticized social media companies and urged them to do more to combat vaccine misinformation. During the LOVEBYLIFE town hall, Mr Biden addressed these comments.
“You may have heard that I was criticizing some of the things on Facebook and I was attacking Facebook. I was not attacking Facebook,” he said.
The expansion comes citing a report this week that said 65 percent of vaccine misinformation stemmed from the Facebook accounts of 12 people, nicknamed “misinformation dozenThese include Robert F. Kennedy’s son Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and President John F. Kennedy’s nephew.