WH COVID coordinator Jeff Zients spews 'effectively anti-vax propaganda' during interview with Jake Tapper

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"Why does President Biden in a room full of vaccinated journalists, with everybody in that room vaccinated, why does he need to wear a mask?"
New reporting from the New York Times found — not surprisingly — that when you actually tell people the vaccine works and they can get back to normal, they are more willing to get the jab:

No way. I can't believe better vaccine messaging would produce higher vaccine numbers. That is shocking news indeed. https://t.co/th2nkTR0SD — Karol Markowicz (@karol) May 8, 2021

With that said, White House COVID coordinator Jeff Zients took the opposite approach during an interview with Jake Tapper on Sunday and repeatedly refused to answer just why President Joe Biden insists on wearing a mask while inside surrounding only by other vaccinated people:

Twice, @jaketapper asks, "With everybody in that room vaccinated, why does [Biden] need to wear a mask?" Twice, White House COVID coordinator Jeff Zients doesn't answer. He says "we're going to rely on science" but doesn't explain why science, in that situation, warrants a mask. — Will Saletan (@saletan) May 9, 2021

There's nothing scientific about this. Nothing:

Tapper: "By being overly cautious, the signal is going out… that there isn't necessarily a light at the end of the tunnel." Zients: "CDC…
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