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Friday, October 01, 2021

A man who survived COVID-19 but lost both legs in the process blamed "stupidity" for his decisions not to get vaccinated.

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"I looked at my feet and my feet were black," Forino said, per the outlet. Asked why he didn't get vaccinated, he said "stupidity basically, I didn't believe in it." "It's a choice, a choice that I made poorly,"

The ultimate COVID stump speech

#1 | Posted by NerfHerder at 2021-09-30 12:52 PM | Reply | Funny: 4

The Republicans needed his legs more than he did.

#2 | Posted by Zed at 2021-09-30 01:40 PM | Reply

Re: #1....funny? offensive? Both??

#3 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-09-30 01:45 PM | Reply

At least he's self aware enough to acknowledge his poor decision. I hope he is ok.

#4 | Posted by Effeteposer at 2021-09-30 01:47 PM | Reply

"Some things are more important than having legs."
--Texas Lt Gov Dan Patrick

#5 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-09-30 01:48 PM | Reply | Funny: 3 | Newsworthy 1

Donald Trump appreciates your sacrifice sir. Death Santis does too, along with Gov. Abbott.

Seriously though, what a terriible price to pay for believing dishonest politicians who should share some of his pain. Any politician still advising people to not get vaccinated should have to display his picture in every advertisement.

#6 | Posted by danni at 2021-10-01 09:04 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 6

Trumpers and fellow travelers don't care about this guy. They wouldn't raise $5 for his new Greg Abbot Signature wheelchair. I suspect he will now be branded as a socialist for taking help from the government. Given the enactment of SB8 in Texas, this guy may have to crawl from the parking lot to his polling place (on the third floor of a building with no elevator) come election day...

#7 | Posted by catdog at 2021-10-01 09:27 AM | Reply

Just too true Catdog.

#8 | Posted by danni at 2021-10-01 09:35 AM | Reply

Send the bill to trump. He's the reason you dont have legs, stumpy.

Well trump and attending texas public school.

#9 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2021-10-01 12:53 PM | Reply

Well at least he avoided the long term risk of stepping on lego.

#10 | Posted by bored at 2021-10-01 01:27 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

"Well trump and attending texas public school."

I'm sure the state he attended public school was exclusively his choice.

#11 | Posted by SunTzuMeow at 2021-10-01 02:00 PM | Reply

Donald Trump appreciates your sacrifice sir. Death Santis does too, along with Gov. Abbott.

#12 | Posted by danni at 2021-10-01 05:58 PM | Reply

He can call them his Trump stumps.

#13 | Posted by chuffy at 2021-10-01 08:48 PM | Reply

Trump got vaccinated. These are mouth breathers.

#14 | Posted by fresno500 at 2021-10-02 03:33 PM | Reply

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