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Robotic Republican Tries To Stop Ohio's Vaccine Lottery

Jena Powell is looking for her fifteen minutes. Whoops time's up.

As Tengrain at Mock Paper Scissors points out, this Republican lawmaker "wins the Rubio Award For Excellence In Mindlessly Repeating A Talking Point."

Rep. Jena Powell, guess which party, is introducing legislation to stop the wildly popular Ohio Vaccine Lottery because she claims it's a "waste of taxpayer money."

CNN's New Day host Brianna Keillar pointed out to her that the lottery costs 9 cents per Ohioan and may gain herd immunity for the state. It's cheaper than ventilators, death, and economic shutdowns...JENA.

Ohio already has a regular lottery that has provided $26 billion to Ohio K-12 schools since its inception in 1974.

Newsweek reports that "The $5 million in prize money will come from federal COVID-19 relief funds that the state has already received."

Really, Jena. This is a poor excuse for getting on the national news. Buh bye.

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