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The Unvaccinated Should Be Denied Hospital Care and Left To Die

I thought that headline might grab you. I found it today on a commenter's profile. He was in his 30's, vaccinated, and living in the midwest. I read most of his vitriolic comments. Many were directed at "anti vaxxers" and a few other comments displayed his hatred for Trump supporters. Often, his comments were personal attacks directed at people who he deemed worthy of shaming.  It is true that most of the people with covid who are in intensive care units throughout the country and on ventilators- are unvaccinated. Anywhere from 10 to 20% of patients on ventilators are vaccinated. The unvaccinated are far more likely to be on a ventilator and far more likely to die. So it wasn't like there wasn't some grain of truth in what he had to say. It was just a horrible fucking thing to say. It was completely devoid of empathy, compassion, and was a blue ribbon example of American incivility. So this guy, Mr Responsible Vaccine Taker has decided that the health care sys