GOP congressman gives a confusing answer when asked if he's vaccinated: 'I don’t like taking sides'
Even with the Delta variant surging in the United States, some Republicans are afraid to say or do anything that might offend anti-vaxxers in their party. Rep. Glenn Grothman of Wisconsin obviously didn't want to reveal his vaccination status when a reporter asked him about it over the weekend.
The 66-year-old Grothman gave an evasive response, telling the reporter, "I don't like to get into taking sides on it, OK?"
asked if he's gotten the vaccine, @RepGrothman says "I don't like to get into taking sides on it, okay?" and then… https://t.co/ZidILgD3BW— Joe Oslund (@Joe Oslund) 1628447975.0
The Wisconsin Democratic Party, in response, circulated an online petition urging Grothman to take a stand in favor of vaccination.
Here are some responses to Grothman's evasive response to the reporter's question:
@joe_oslund @RepGrothman He's vaccinated and has an opportunity to share that with his constituents and save lives.… https://t.co/osqTIjv8qC— Yvonne Left (@Yvonne Left) 1628462230.0
@joe_oslund @RepGrothman "I'm to weak to own and defend my opinions and choices but I'm perfectly fine accepting a… https://t.co/s12ResevMc— justadayortwo (@justadayortwo) 1628537346.0
@joe_oslund @RepGrothman Still embarrassing Wisconsin, but now on the national stage — and with life-threatening co… https://t.co/6C4Mf2MfHG— Dr. Sarah T. Roberts (@Dr. Sarah T. Roberts) 1628449072.0
@joe_oslund @RepGrothman What do you think of drunk drivers? Oh now wouldn’t want to take sides on that one good p… https://t.co/mQel782hZW— Pickle & Son (@Pickle & Son) 1628462942.0
@joe_oslund @RepGrothman Taking sides. Sure. When there's a raging, deadly pandemic and a vaccine to protect agains… https://t.co/khgMoWp4ZU— Janet Linde (@Janet Linde) 1628457886.0
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