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Biden’s Twitter is Showing Americans the Real Reason for Vaccine Requirements

Peanut butter and jelly, salt and pepper and wine and cheese are all things that seem to go together in the United States society. It’s time we add the combination of United States Presidents and Twitter to that list. 

Former U.S. President Donald Trump was notorious for using Twitter. He would appropriately update the American people on foreign relations and developments but he was also not afraid to use the platform to call out protesters this past summer, an action that resulted in the former President of the United States being banned from the platform. Many thought that Trump would be the first and last Commander-in-Chief to cause a stir on Twitter, but President Biden appears to have continued that trend. Sleepy Joe seems to have awoken as of late, releasing controversial tweets like “vaccination requirements work” along with statements about how these vaccination requirements “aren’t about politics.” It is time that we address Biden’s Twitter bologna and see these tweets for what they really are: a way to brainwash Americans into believing that the vaccine requirements are all about control and power.

First, let me address Biden’s statement regarding vaccine requirements and how he swears that they are not about politics. According to the Dictionary, politics is defined as, “use of intrigue or strategy in obtaining any position of power or control, as in business, university, etc..” From this definition, it is clear that these vaccine requirements are indeed about politics. They are used by people like government officials, business owners and/or college professors as a way to control others.  These requirements allow people to control factors such as who is allowed to attend college classes, sporting events and restaurants. Without the ability that the government is giving these people to impose the requirements on the public, they would not be able to dictate these factors. 

On Oct. 9, 2021, Mr. Biden continued to exemplify the fact that vaccine requirements were all about control over citizens by tweeting, “Here’s the deal.  Vaccine requirements are already proving that they work.”  In the same tweet, he included statistics that show how many Americans have received the vaccine or are in the process of completing the course. Tweeting a statistic about how many people have received the vaccine is not an issue. Technically he is right, these vaccine requirements do work because they are causing many Americans to get vaccinated. The concerning aspect of this tweet that Americans need to realize is that many of these people are receiving the vaccine as a result of these requirements. Meaning, if they don’t they may lose their job or not be able to receive an education. People need to realize that they are at the mercy of the government as a result of these vaccine requirements, which is something that cannot be accepted by many Americans. 

Why are Americans abiding by the government’s orders to receive a vaccine that they have been skeptical of? If the government required that all citizens register as Democrats to go out to a restaurant how would that be received? How about if the government said that all citizens needed to shave their heads before they could attend work? Would you abide by these requirements in order to live your life? I don’t think so. So why are Americans blindly following Joe Biden and the government like a herd of sheep?  It is time we realize that these tweets are a sign of a power-hungry President that is using the platform as a way to brainwash the American people. Specifically, using his status as a way to take control of the lives of the people he promised to help.