PJ Media: After various state efforts to boost vaccination rates—like million-dollar lotteries—failed to reverse the decline in adults seeking COVID-19 vaccinations, Joe Biden has come up with a brilliant new plan to fix the problem: $100 bribes.
On Thursday, Biden called on state and local governments to give $100 to adults who get the COVID-19 vaccine.
“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.” James 1:5
The plan was announced the same week that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reversed its previous recommendation and said that fully vaccinated people must wear masks indoors in schools and in certain other areas.
“Today, I’m calling on all states and local governments to use funding they have received, including from the American Rescue Plan, to give $100 to anyone who gets fully vaccinated,” Biden announced. He cited grocery store chain Kroger’s successful incentive program back in February, when they offered $100 to their employees who got vaccinated. This increased their vaccination rate from 50 percent to 75 percent.
Biden failed to mention that Kroger’s program came in the early weeks of the vaccine distribution when vaccination rates were increasing organically. Read More