Biden accuses 'immoral' cable networks, social media of spreading vaccine lies

Posted on AllSides December 21st, 2021
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U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday accused unspecified cable television personalities and social media companies of making money by "peddling lies" about COVID-19 vaccines and spreading misinformation that can kill their viewers and followers.

In a White House speech warning the unvaccinated of the dangers of the fast-spreading Omicron variant, Biden said: "The unvaccinated are responsible for their own choices."

But he added: "Those choices have been fueled by dangerous misinformation on cable TV and social media."

Biden did not identify any person or company by name, but the White...

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