The simple fact is that in a deeply divided country on, bien, almost everything, vaccine mandates are a clear majority winner in poll after poll.
Por qué? People want things back to normal — and the Delta variant has scared plenty of people straight about the dangers of not being vaccinated.
Now what? Expect President Biden — and Democratic leaders in Congress — to push hard on their vaccine mandate messaging, conocimiento, without a doubt, the bulk of the public is behind them. That will put Republicans in a bind, because while their base is skeptical of mandates, ellos, también, see the polling on the issue with the general public.
El punto: Biden’s presidency will be defined by how he is perceived to have reacted to the coronavirus pandemic. And with his vaccine mandate, he’s on very solid ground.