Context: This was one of a series of tweets last year suggesting that the response to COVID-19 was mysterious because 70-116k died in 1957 and we didn't shut down anything!

In fact, we had a vaccine prepared within months to blunt the impact of that flu.…
For some reason Jeffrey keeps bringing up this example—America in 1957 where we had a vaccine—even as we've blown the doors off the 1957 death toll.
To be clear: the main difference in response is not that we had a (relatively ineffective) vaccine, but that the 1957 flu epidemic was much less deadly than COVID proved to be even a year ago.

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TLDR: They don’t. That’s not how this works, that’s not how any of this works. Image
A partial list of issues: 1. CalSTERs has invested literally 0.004% of its portfolio into the company Wolf hates. 2. CalSTERS is legally obligated to protect its members’ retirement savings, and so can’t really make decisions based on Wolf’s unique theories.
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In fact, they're even more coercive because people can by endless tickets, and some in fact do ruin themselves this way. A chance for a single lottery ticket only constitutes "coercion" if you don't understand what a lottery is.
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So the report of the infant vaccinated in December shooting herself? Uh, that’s not a Pfizer trial participant, Joel. That's a data entry error.…
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