Sometimes I’m shocked by what doesn’t show up in the news.
Today I got an email from the Commonwealth of Virginia, telling me that my COVID vaccination request has now been transferred from Fairfax County to a state-run system.
Put aside my surprise. (Last I heard, Fairfax County was going to keep its vaccine appointment system separate from the state system.) And annoyance. (Now there’s yet another vaccine appointment system I have to deal with).
What really caught my eye is the Commonwealth’s emphasizing that the vaccine will be absolutely free, to me. No out-of-pocket costs.
No cost whatsoever to me. For a vaccine that I can’t have.
Because I’m waiting my turn like a good little Socialist. Continue reading Post #1014: Vaccine, the gateway drug of Socialism.