Poems of the Week

Ledes, Dumb Ledes, and Statistics

by Steve Bremner

“According to [Philadelphia Public Health Dept.] officials, 53.8 percent of adults are fully vaccinated,
and 69 percent of adults have gotten at least one dose.”


“More than half of the [USA’s] population has now received at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine,
according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.”

The Washington Post

“You are not fully vaccinated until 2 weeks after the 2nd dose of a two-dose vaccine…”

Jabberty blabberty
Pundits love telling us
How vaccination is
Beating The Beast,

Winning the race by a
“Most of our runners have
One leg at least.”