Anti-Vaxxers Lose It at San Diego Board Meeting

We’re 17 months into this pandemic and people are still losing their doggoned minds.

Nowhere was this on clearer display than the San Diego Board of Supervisors’ meeting last week. The public comment period was a complete clusterfark, featuring prayers about the devil, claims of low sperm counts caused by the vaccine, a shoutout to My Pillow guy Mike Lindell, and way too many angry white males with dreadlocks.

One of the dudes in dreads had this to say — or rather scream at the top of his lungs:

“You’re about to open a pit of hell! You do not get a vaccine passport put on us! …Do you think that the four feet of marble that holds you above high in this chamber will help you from the fate of humanity which you are unleashing? No! It won’t! The children and your children’s children will be subjugated! And let me ask, how many vaccines have you had? Have you been a good little Nazi? Heil Fauci! Heil Fauci! Heil Fauci! Heil Fauci!”

Irate and panting, the speaker then held up a copy of the Nuremberg Code and accused the supervisors of violating international law. A crowd cheered.

Most of the commenters and attendees appeared to be on the fringe. They held the floor for more than four hours. One remote attendee called them “unhinged death cultists.” Even Supervisor Jim Desmond, who has been highly critical of public health restrictions, warned them they were hurting their cause by screaming and being disruptive.

Clips of the public comments have gone viral, sparking disgust and incredulity from experts nationwide. The spectacle even made its way onto the Stephen Colbert show.

Watch the board meeting from hell here.