"This is why you get a vaccine, you get to see your friends again," @JohnKingCNN says as he hosts an in-person roundtable.
We need to see more of this. The media plays an important role in showcasing the everyday benefits of the vaccines in order to increase uptake. pic.twitter.com/iivZdWnDoP
— Benjy Renton (@bhrenton) May 10, 2021
Personal note: Spousal Unit & I got our second (Pfizer) shots yesterday, narrowly avoiding having to battle hordes of younglings intent on summer fun for the privilege. Now all my joints hurt and I can’t stop coughing, but I suspect that’s less about the vaccine than it is the ferschluggin’ tree pollen, ugh.
Speaking of improving summer entertainment:
CNN: Lafayette Park, which is directly across from the north side of the White House, has been reopened to pedestrians as of Monday morning. The park had been fenced off and closed to the public for the better part of a year.
— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) May 10, 2021
In the fourth month of his presidency, Biden’s overall approval rating sits at 63%. When it comes to the new Democratic president’s handling of the pandemic, 71% of Americans approve, including 47% of Republicans.https://t.co/cdMCrAKOSO
— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) May 10, 2021
Hitting back at critics about disappointing job report numbers, President Joe Biden said that the U.S. had created the most jobs in the first 100 days of the administration of ‘any U.S. president on record’ https://t.co/XqdOxBQgvm pic.twitter.com/4e53Bk0sPb
— Reuters (@Reuters) May 11, 2021