Well, I feel like a real sap.
Back in February, I got vaccinated against COVID-19 and it turns out that was a big mistake.
Had I waited, I might have been one of the lucky unvaccinated to win a chunk of California’s $116.5 million “Vax for the Win” COVID-cash prizes.
Instead, like a dope, I queued up to get jabbed as soon as I was eligible, believing it was the responsible thing to do for my own health and the health of others.
All I got for my vaccination was a sore arm and achy joints for a couple of days.
After months of declining vaccination rates (and facing a recall election) Gov. Gavin Newsom turned the deadly pandemic into a game show, “Jabardy!”, offering perks and prizes like $50 virtual cash cards or Albertsons or Kroger gift cards, tickets to any California Six Flags location, (including Hurricane Harbor) and six “Golden State Getaway” dream vacations, like a spa visit in Palm Springs, surfing…