Backlash after Macron says his COVID strategy aims to ‘annoy’ the unvaccinated

Backlash after Macron says his COVID strategy aims to ‘annoy’ the unvaccinated

French President Emmanuel Macron has generated major furor after insisting his government’s COVID vaccination strategy was aimed at “annoying” the unvaccinated and ardently making life harder for them.

“I am not about annoying the French people, but as for the non-vaccinated, I really want to annoy them,” Macron declared Tuesday during an interview with the country’s Le Parisien daily.

“And we will continue to do this, to the end. This is the strategy,” he further emphasized as he tried to warn that he intends to make life more difficult for people in France who are not yet vaccinated against the coronavirus.

“In a democracy, the worst enemies are lies and stupidity,” Macron said. “We are putting pressure on the unvaccinated by limiting, as much as possible, their access to activities in social life.”

According to Press TV, the remarks came amid harsh objections by his political opponents and after the…

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