Jack Cawthon gives his spin on the shortage of flu vaccine under CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS (Click Columns)

Once again the great American news media has a story to milk until the cows run dry: the shortage of flu vaccine and the dire consequences that may befall everyone who needs it and who can't get it, causing everyone to want it and many who can't get it.

I am in that high-risk group labeled "seniors." I prefer to call the category the politically incorrect "old folks," although you may have your own choice of spelling it how you will. The only flu shot I ever had was way back when Gerald Ford was president—or was it Jimmy Carter, as I can never tell the difference, except one talks funny and the other walks funny—when an epidemic was due to strike the U. S. and we all would die if we weren't inoculated ...

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