First things first. Brazil has the second-highest coronavirus death toll on the planet, yet their reigning clown of a president, Jair Bolsonaro, just lied to his subjects by saying the country is at the “tail end” of the pandemic. Brazil is currently experiencing the biggest surge the country has seen since the pandemics start.
Bolsonaro slammed Pfizer’s vaccine and even went as far as tell the country how he will never be injected with the poison. He went on an untamed rant about how the side effects are not yet fully known and how the vaccine is surely somehow tied to a devious plot.
The citizens of Brazil might have sort of gone along with him had he just left things at that, though they would remain skeptical at best. But the hotheaded dumbass lost every dust particle of credibility when he suggested that one of the many vaccines side effects could turn women into bearded ladies.
Okay. Though highly inconvenient, it’s nothing a razor and some shaving cream can’t get rid of. But one of the most hideous side effects, Bolsonara said, would be turning people into crocodiles, and you know what they say, once a croc, always a croc. The only real croc was what was coming out of his mouth.
Bolsonaro plainly stated: “In the Pfizer contract, it’s very clear. ‘We’re not responsible for any side effects.’ If you turn into a crocodile, that’s your problem.” He wasn’t about to slow down, as he said, “If you become superhuman, if a woman starts to grow a beard or if a man starts to speak with an effeminate voice, they [Pfizer] won’t have anything to do with it.”
Ah yes. The stuff great leaders are made of.
Despite launching Brazil’s national vaccination rollout on Wednesday, Bolsonaro has insisted that he will not be vaccinated. Even though it was Bolsonaro himself who began rolling out the vaccine, he said, “I tell you; I will not take [any vaccine]. It is my right and I am sure that Congress will not create difficulties for whoever doesn’t want to take a vaccine.”
Defying every bit of evidence to the contrary, Bolsonaro outlandishly said, “Some people say I’m giving a bad example. But to the imbeciles, to the idiots that say this, I tell them I’ve already caught the virus, I have the antibodies, so why get vaccinated?”
The Brazilian Supreme Court has ruled that while every citizen shares an obligation to be vaccinated, it is not a requirement. So, monkey see monkey do, and Bolsonaro is the head ape calling the ‘no’ shots. Brazil will never recover.
Here’s the thing. This Brazilian egghead has been playing the virus down since early May when he referred to its symptoms as similar to a “little flu.” Then, in July, he tested positive and it took him roughly three weeks to recover.
After his recovery, he told journalists, “I knew I was going to catch it someday, as I think unfortunately nearly everyone here is going to catch it eventually. What are you afraid of? Face up to it!” Well. Just because he’s one of the lucky ones who’s still breathing, doesn’t mean others will find a four-leaf clover. Brazil has established makeshift graveyards all over the country. And they’re filling up quickly.
The Trump administration tackled the pandemic head-on and it was they who were responsible for the development of the new vaccines. Both vaccines have received FDA approval. If Bolsonaro refuses to trust what we have told him, how can America, or his fellow Brazilians, ever be expected to trust the guy. He’s a madman run amuck and the citizens of Brazil are paying the price.