War On Christmas? Trump Scraps Plan To Have Santa Claus Promote A COVID-19 Vaccine

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SOUTH PORTLAND, ME – NOVEMBER 23: On the Job: Santa Claus at the Maine Mall. (Photo by Ben McCanna/Portland Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)

Over 220,000 Americans have died from COVID-19. Another 30 million have lost their jobs, and as many as 40 million face the threat of eviction by the end of the year. But as the country enters what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believes will be “one of the most difficult times we’ve experienced in American public health,” the Trump administration has been focused on inoculating… Santa Claus. 

In an effort to promote a COVID-19 vaccine that, to date, does not exist, the Trump administration directed $250 million taxpayer dollars to a coronavirus vaccine advertising campaign centered around jolly old Saint Nicholas, Mrs. Clause, and, of course, the big man’s hard-working (and probably under-paid) elves. Performers would promote the safety and benefits of this non-existent immunization in exchange for early-access to the vaccine, according to the Wall Street Journal. The scheme was reportedly conjured up by Heath and Human Services assistant secretary Michael Caputo. 

But, just like efforts to…



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