r/HermanCainAward 💰1 billion dollars GoFundMe💰 Nov 28 '22

Oganesson, previous nominee from 2021, loved god, didn't like socialism or questioning the way History could be revised. She didn't fear the coronavirus which got offended, enabling her to claim her award. Awarded


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u/maxreddit Nov 28 '22

COVID wasn't ever a "liberal vs. conservatives" issue, it was a "conservatives vs. some imaginary enemy, and good sense" issue, and the conservatives MADE it that way. I will forever decry whoever (even if they're supposedly on my "side) people who claim that liberals are anyway at fault on this issue. Liberals wanted people (including those who hate them with a psychotic passion) to be safe and alive, conservatives committed slow, destructive suicide to gain imaginary points with the lying bullies that told them lies and made life worse for everyone!


u/McEndee Nov 28 '22 Silver Starry

There is a direct correlation with right leaning people and virus or vaccine denial. They can be nice people, but they're not smart people. In no other matter would they push back against the advice of professionals, but they chose to listen to talking heads that probably never took a CPR class, much less attended medical school. To hell with them. They can't die fast enough. We need to stop saving people, because this is a Frog and Scorpion scenario.


u/rationalomega Nov 28 '22

Disagree, they’ve been pushing back against climate and ecology researchers for decades. Same sorts of conspiracy theories and logical fallacies dressed up as arguments. You saw it with anti vaxxers in the 2010s too.


u/Special_Wishbone_812 Nov 28 '22

They’ve been LED to push back against science by well funded right wing groups with interests in petrochemicals and mining. The New Age grift got help from the fundamentalist Jesus healing and no-birth-control jerks. There is a lot of money and effort put into the anti vaccine movement, and it’s been going for decades.


u/ImOnlyHereForTheCoC Team Moderna Nov 28 '22

It’s so crazy to me that the same people who insist that vaccines are nothing but a profit-generating scheme for pharma companies are the same people that would sooner die than even consider nationalizing health care, a step that would, y’know, remove a lot of the profit-generating motive from healthcare in general.


u/Special_Wishbone_812 Nov 28 '22

The insurance industry has plowed money into their ignorance, too. See “Hot Coffee” for why they want you to hate lawyers and love “tort reform,” but also look at the “socialized medicine is death panels and communism” brigades. Why does talk radio/right wing media care so much about keeping health insurance through an employer? It’s perverse.