It was March when several unnamed White House officials told the Washington Post that the Biden-Harris administration was looking into the possibility of a national “vaccine passport” which would prove that a person has been vaccinated against the coronavirus. A former U.S. attorney who is now an L.A. Times columnist applauded the idea, saying it should “help break the resistance down.”

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who is almost certainly setting up a 2024 run for president, issued an executive order in April banning businesses from requiring COVID-19 “vaccine passports.”

Harvard professor and CNN analyst Juliette Kayyem is all for vaccine passports and perhaps even “forced vaccination”; whatever you want to call it, she wants to make it so burdensome for the unvaccinated to live that they’ll be “lured” into getting vaccinated.

Calling it forced vaccination? That does matter.

Who exactly will be “burdening” the unvaccinated and how? And why would the vaccinated care anyway? They’re immune.

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