“The unvaccinated are starting to feel discriminated against,” she said as she ate a salad outside Fairfax Whole Foods. “When you start forcing people to put something in their body, people get annoyed with limiting their personal choices and their freedoms. “
Some Republican strategists say Mr. Biden’s push will cause their constituents to unite and become even more resistant to vaccination.
“The good thing for health is to get more people vaccinated on your own,” said Brad Todd, a consultant whose clients include Senators Josh Hawley of Missouri and Rick Scott of Florida. “The right of the country wants to make its own decisions and will do many things to prove it. “
But Democrats believe warrants are needed to slow the spread of the coronavirus and are also good policy. According to them, the way Mr. Biden tackles the pandemic will now set the tone for the midterm elections, which many strategists say will be won or lost compared to what Americans think about the persistent impact of the virus on their wallets, on their own. schools and their jobs.
Democrats also see a political advantage in running against Republican governors who rejected public health measures such as masking and vaccination warrants, just as they tried to portray Republicans as extreme and unreasonable during the Trump administration and got out of 2020 elections with white control. Chamber and Congress.
“Expect,” Biden said Friday, when asked about Republican threats to sue his administration for terms. “I am so disappointed that some Republican governors in particular have been so positive about the health of these children, so much about the health of their communities.”
For some voters, Mr. Biden is just channeling his exasperation.
“I spent the first year of Covid scared that we were going to kill my father. Now that he’s fully immunized, I’m afraid of hurting my kids, “said Ravi Grivois-Shah, a family doctor and member of the Tucson, Arizona school board who lives with his 74-year-old father and three children.” I’m sick of being afraid, I’m sick of having to relive it.
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