Milwaukee Paper: Anti-Vax Ron Johnson Is Our State’s “Most Irresponsible” Rep Since Sen. Joseph McCarthy

From the editorial board of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel:

COVID-19 is still killing people in Wisconsin — nearly all of them people who have not been fully vaccinated, state health officials say. And that’s why Ron Johnson’s news conference Monday was so disheartening.

The Republican senator highlighted five people who said they had serious side effects from the life-saving COVID-19 vaccines. Their stories were sad, to be sure, and we don’t doubt their veracity. But they represent only a tiny fraction of the people who have been vaccinated.

And he has continued to cast doubts about science, research, masks and other public health measures while promoting “cures” with no evidence behind the them. He is the most irresponsible representative of Wisconsin citizens since the infamous Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy in the 1950s.

Read the full editorial.