The Washington Post reports:
Justice’s exasperation has continued to grow this week, including when it comes to conspiracy theories about vaccination — like that it implants microchips in people. “For God’s sakes a livin’, how difficult is this to understand?” he said Wednesday.
“Why in the world do we have to come up with these crazy ideas — and they’re crazy ideas — that the vaccine’s got something in it and it’s tracing people wherever they go? And the same very people that are saying that are carrying their cellphones around. I mean, come on. Come on.”
He added two days before that the vaccines were the only way to get out of this and prevent “terrible, terrible carnage.” “We’ve got to someway realize that we’ve got to get vaccinated for all — not just for you, but for everybody — we’ve got to do this,” Justice said.
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As many in GOP tread lightly around promoting vaccines too hard, Jim Justice stands apart.
The West Virginia governor has repeatedly warned of mass death, attacked conspiracy theories, and expressed exasperation that people just don’t get it. https://t.co/hAvc9TNvr0
— Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) September 8, 2021
“For God’s sakes a livin’, how difficult is this to understand?”
— Gov. Jim Justice (R-WV) is losing it over anti-vaxxers and vaccine conspiracy theorists pic.twitter.com/EzsiEz8W95
— The Recount (@therecount) September 8, 2021