Voters In Minnesota’s Governor’s Election Are Motivated By Vaccination Safety

Nikki Attkisson | Last Updated : October 23, 2021

As he told his Facebook fans that Sweden had just suspended the Moderna vaccine for people under the age of 30, the small-town family doctor running for president of Minnesota glowed and leaned towards the camera.

So what happens to military members who reject potentially jeopardize their heart health and are confronted with dishonorable discharge? Dr. Scott Jensen, clad in a white lab coat, changed the subject right away.

Voters In Minnesota’s Governor’s Election Are Motivated By Vaccination Safety

Once again, Jensen’s meteoric rise in channeling Republican anger towards Democratic efforts to vaccinate, conceal, and social-distance America from the COVID-19 pandemic was apparent by a simple perusal of the post.

Jensen, a longtime state senator with a moderate reputation before the pandemic hit, has emerged as that of the early leader in Republican efforts to remove Democratic Governor Tim Walz from office as a result of messages like this one.

Voters In Minnesota's Governor's Election Are Motivated By Vaccination Safety

Jensen video’s Facebook comments claim that vaccination is safe, and the video shouldn’t be shared because of this. Although he was recently accused of spreading fake information, the social media platforms did not explain why he was prohibited from promoting on the site and from TikTok.

The Minnesota Board on Medical Practice opened and concluded 4 investigations up against Jensen after receiving anonymous complaints that he spread misinformation and gave terrible advice about COVID-19. He has spoken about the incidents on social media. Still, he has refused to reveal the letters he received from the board, which investigations are kept private until disciplinary action is taken against the people implicated.

Even though Jensen has not had a coronavirus vaccination, he says that if he didn’t now have antibodies to the virus from a mild illness, he would “absolutely” get vaccinated. If you have been exposed to the virus in the past, the CDC still recommends being vaccinated.)

Jensen met Klein while serving in the Legislature, and Klein was surprised by what he heard about Jensen through other sources during the epidemic. Jensen, 66, was a Republican senator from Minnesota who served one term and often veered from the party line.

He opposed gun control measures like universal background checks as well as the legalization of recreational pot, but he was willing to at least study them. Because of his efforts, a long-running political stalemate over insulin price has been resolved. To regulate pharmacy benefit managers, he went up against the pharmaceutical industry and was successful.

The development of the epidemic made him question the federal government’s methodology to determining when the disease should be recognized as a cause of death. Those appearances on Fox News as well as other conservative media channels launched his career. While in prison for the Jan.

6 revolt at the United States Capitol, he briefly acted as a plaintiff in America’s Frontline Doctors’ case, organized by Simone Gold. Twelve to fifteen-year-olds were the target of the lawsuit since vaccines were being sought to avoid disease. More lately, he’s called for “civil disobedience” with legislation that would make it illegal for employers to have their workers receive vaccinations as a condition of employment.

Nikki Attkisson

With over 15 years as a practicing journalist, Nikki Attkisson found herself at Powdersville Post now after working at several other publications. She is an award-winning journalist with an entrepreneurial spirit and worked as a journalist covering technology, innovation, environmental issues, politics, health etc. Nikki Attkisson has also worked on product development, content strategy, and editorial management for numerous media companies. She began her career at local news stations and worked as a reporter in national newspapers.

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