When President Biden said he had a “national plan” to “shut down” the pandemic, a large part of that plan was apparently based on hoping and wishing for things he doesn’t have an answer for.
During a town hall-style event Tuesday on CNN, Biden was asked for the billionth time about what he’s going to do to reopen public schools for in-person learning, given that teachers all over the country are refusing to return to their jobs without being vaccinated against COVID-19.
“I think that we should be vaccinating teachers,” Biden said. “We should move them up in the hierarchy, as well.”
The next day, on CNN, White House spokeswoman Symone Sanders offered more hopes and dreams. “The president and vice president believe that teachers should be prioritized for receiving the vaccination along with other front-line workers,” she said.
It’s nice that Biden thinks teachers should receive higher priority in getting a vaccine that’s in very high