The following article, DC Mayor Now Bribing Children to Get Vaccine with Gift Cards, AirPods, was first published on Flag And Cross.
The Biden Administration is coming to a startling realization in recent weeks, as the number of folks who aren’t vaccinated approaches the number of folks who won’t be vaccinated.
As it stands today, about half to the nation is inoculated, with the other half largely unwilling to go down that road. In order to reach herd immunity, experts suggest that as many as 70% of us will need to have COVID antibodies – a fact that has prompted a number of municipalities to work up programs to entice Americans to get the jab.
In DC, they are now targeting children with these incentives.
Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Thursday the city will offer cash and goodies to children from August 7 as gifts for those who receive their first shot of the coronavirus vaccine.
Bowser previewed the August reward program saying, “All DC youth can claim their free COVID-19 [Chinese coronavirus] vaccine” at three locations in D.C., adding the “youth can receive a $51 VISA gift card.”
Additional prizes will see, “The first 400 youth to get vaccinated at each site will have the option to forgo their gift card and instead receive a pair of AirPods.”
And the parents are being targeted as well.
She revealed other enticements, saying “parents/guardians will also get one $51 VISA gift card,” adding the gift cards are “per child vaccinated,” which could be lucrative for families with multiple children.
The announcement comes on the heels of a similar bribe by NYC officials who offered $100 to anyone willing to get the jab.
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