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I don't think Zeke got the memo

Treat the old fella with kid gloves. He obviously expects it.

'AP’s Zeke Miller pressed Biden about one of the signature promises of his first 100 days — the pledge that 100 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine will be administered in that time.

“You set the goal at 100 million vaccines in the first 100 days — is that high enough?” Miller asked. “Shouldn’t we set the bar higher? That’s basically where the U.S. is right now.”

Biden bristled at the question and sniped at Miller in response.

“When I announced it you all said it’s not possible,” Biden said. “Come on, give me a break, man. It’s a good start, 100 million.”

The president did not engage further, as got up and left the room as an aide broke up the proceedings by urging reporters out.

As Miller out, Biden’s plan is coming under increased scrutiny for setting the bar too low. According to NBC, citing CDC data, the U.S. is now vaccinating 900,000 people per day. The Biden plan represents only a modest increase of roughly 10 percent per day. It also falls well short of what experts say is needed to achieve herd immunity.

Posted: 01/21/2021 at 5:19PM


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I don't think Zeke got the memo -- Colo Spgs Buff 01/21/2021 5:19PM
  Also from Dr. Wen -- Wisent 01/22/2021 08:50AM
  Rather have him snarl than lie to the press -- Wisent 01/22/2021 10:55AM
  Yeah, you nailed it. Dead center, direct hit. -- Wisent 01/22/2021 11:39AM
  Actually Trump did. -- Wisent 01/22/2021 1:36PM
  "Enemy of the people" ring a bell? ** -- Wisent 01/22/2021 11:52AM
  You are not really using Acosta as a source? LOL. ** -- SamSpade 01/22/2021 11:54AM
  You sure about those current numbers? -- Wisent 01/21/2021 5:52PM
  NBC/CDC numbers. The bar is set too low. -- Colo Spgs Buff 01/21/2021 6:19PM
  Running the government like a bidness? ** -- BuffaloeBill 01/21/2021 9:47PM
  Ya think!? ** -- LinoleumSolo 01/21/2021 11:42PM
  We’ve exceeded 1m/day once already -- McKelvie 01/21/2021 5:56PM
  Something is not adding up -- Wisent 01/21/2021 6:24PM
  No doubt there are bottle necks -- McKelvie 01/21/2021 6:30PM
  'Cmon man, give me a break. ' We might be hearing -- Colo Spgs Buff 01/21/2021 6:21PM
  Good or bad, I don’t expect Biden to -- McKelvie 01/21/2021 6:42PM
  Or lack thereof ** -- BuffaloeBill 01/21/2021 11:56PM
  Still living rent free, isn't he? ** -- 84Buff 01/22/2021 08:38AM
  Nope....keep it up.... -- LW33 01/21/2021 5:35PM