Project Veritas catches FDA official saying “There needs to be a registry of the unvaccinated”

Project Veritas is exposing tonight an FDA official caught pushing the idea that there needs to be a registry of the unvaccinated. He also makes several comments about blow-darting African Americans with the vaccine because they won’t get vaccinated:

Here’s more from PV:

Project Veritas released the second video of its COVID vaccine investigative series today exposing U.S. Food and Drug Administration [FDA] economist, Taylor Lee, who was recorded calling for forced COVID vaccinations and a registry for all unvaccinated Americans.

Lee said that U.S. Government policy could emulate Nazi Germany when it comes to the COVID vaccine.

“Census goes door-to-door if you don’t respond. So, we have the infrastructure to do it [forced COVID vaccinations]. I mean, it’ll cost a ton of money. But I think, at that point, I think there needs to be a registry of people who aren’t vaccinated. Although that’s sounding very [much like Nazi] Germany,” Lee said.

“Nazi Germany…I mean, think about it like the Jewish Star [for unvaccinated Americans],” he said.

“So, if you put every anti-vaxxer, like sheep, into like Texas and you closed off Texas from the rest of the world, and you go, ‘Okay, you be you in Texas until we deal with this [pandemic].’”

Lee said that due to a large portion of the African American community being hesitant to take the COVID vaccine, the solution would be to “blow dart” on them:

Taylor Lee, FDA Economist: “I think that a lot of the time — so there’s also this issue of — I remember reading about how with COVID [vaccine] trials, they were having an issue recruiting African American people. It was because of a different medication the government tried to do that was specifically designed to kill African Americans.”

Veritas Journalist: Oh, so like a mistrust thing.”

Lee: Yeah.”

Veritas Journalist: But this thing [COVID vaccine] is safe, though.”

Lee: We know that now, but like again, I think there is still this big mistrust and like it’s deep-rooted.”

Veritas Journalist: Yeah. Can’t blame them [African Americans].”

Lee: I can’t. But at the same time, like, blow dart. That’s where we’re going.”

Lee affirmed that “wealthy white people” are more likely to get the COVID vaccine because they are “educated,” and added that he would be willing to force COVID vaccines upon Americans himself if needed.

“I’m gonna go door-to-door and stab everyone [with the COVID vaccine], ‘Oh, it’s just your booster shot! There you go!’”

Lee also said that FDA officials can often be political appointees rather than actual scientific experts.

“There are political appointees [at the FDA] that are generally scientific advisors or are appointed by the president or the commission…They’re being paid based on if the other people are staying in power,” he said.

“Unfortunately, everyone ends up playing politics, but I don’t think that the career scientists are — I think that it’s the people that they’re unfortunately having to report to because these political appointees are being put in place and that’s part of like — the Senate confirms the people to then just pick their people.”



What concerns me about this isn’t the facetious comments made by this FDA Economist, it’s the attitude behind it. Obviously Lee is not being serious about blow-darting African Americans, but he is serious about wanting to see a registry of the unvaccinated and that is concerning.

But at the same time, what influence does Lee have on policy? Is he just a nobody at the agency that has his own opinions? Do his opinions reflect that of the agency? Do his opinions carry weight and influence policy decisions?

I’m not trying to be a party pooper, I’m just having a hard time getting worked up about Lee’s comments because it’s not clear if he’s an important player. If he is just a small fish in a big pond, as it seems, I’m not sure his opinions matter very much.

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