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New York City mayor Eric Adams doubled down Tuesday on his remarks from last week, in which he said he will not make exceptions or be influenced by sports teams schedules in loosening up the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
As it currently stands, that would mean that unvaccinated New York Mets and Yankees players will not be allowed to play in home games at Citi Field and Yankee Stadium.
“Right now, we’re going to take some complaints,” Adams said during a Tuesday morning press conference, as relayed by OutKick’s Meg Turner. “But when this is all said and done, people are going to realize this is a thoughtful administration and we got it right. So baseball, basketball, businesses, all of those things, they have to wait until that layer comes.”
During his broadcast of OutKick The Show Tuesday, OutKick founder Clay Travis said that it was pure madness that unvaccinated Mets and Yankees players wouldn’t be allowed to play in home games when the season begins in April.
“If you’re unvaccinated, you can go watch the games. If you are an unvaccinated player traveling into New York City to play, you are allowed to do that as well,” Travis said. “But if you are a member of the Yankees or the Mets, you’re not eligible to play baseball outdoors, if you are unvaccinated. This is pure madness for anyone who looks at this with a functional brain.”
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Now the idiot mayor has sort of backed himself into a corner. He will think he looks weak if he follows the science and whatever other city is doing. Just another looney toon idiot.
Stupid is as stupid does. And Eric is stupid.
Ahh, more of that Democrat SCieNcE. Drink in the stupidity that the progressive sheep can’t live without. After all, someone might DIE by seeing an unvaccinated Yankee playing baseball. LOL
He’s probably worried that if he makes exceptions for Kyrie, Judge, etc., then the city will be sued by all those people who were unfairly let go from their jobs for being unvaxxed.
Good these dumb nyc types are a special kind of stupid fuck em