The Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Show

The Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Show

Clay Travis and Buck Sexton tackle the biggest stories in news, politics and current events with intelligence and humor.Full Bio


Can Novak Djokovic Play in the U.S. Open Now?

CLAY: So we talked about the CDC suddenly coming around and saying, “Oh, by the way, covid is not that big of a threat anymore. Vaccinated versus unvaccinated, there’s no difference in treatment there.” Essentially, the CDC’s new recommendation is what Buck and I have been telling you for a couple of years now, which is: Covid’s not going away, and we have to get back to normal.

Speaking of that, however, Novak Djokovic is not allowed right now to enter the United States and play in the U.S. Open. Some of you out there who are tennis fans will remember this story, but I think that Djokovic deserves a great deal of credit because he’s had covid a couple of times, just like me. And, like me, he’s decided not to get the covid shot. And despite the fact that the CDC is now saying there’s no difference between covid shotted and un-covid shotted — and I’m saying “covid shots” because it’s not really a vaccine because you can still get it.

Saying there’s no real difference there. How in the world can the United States justify not letting Novak Djokovic play in the U.S. Open tennis tournament which starts in New York in a couple of weeks? I think the answer is, they can’t. In fact, it’s indefensible. And if you wonder how indefensible it is, right now on the southern border, there are thousands of people today this program stream into Texas, that will stream in to Arizona, all down along our border. And guess what?

When they cross our southern border, they will not be required to take a covid shot at all. And many of those people will be allowed to enter into our country. So maybe what Novak Djokovic needs to do is just head down to our southern border, get his backpack, put a couple of tennis racquets in the backpack, and wade across the Rio Grande and come right up through the southern border where there’s a very good chance that he could be let into the country without needing to have a covid shot or even being asked about his covid shot.

Because right now if he flies over here from Europe, he’s not allowed to enter the country ’cause he’s not a citizen and he hasn’t gotten the covid shot. Well, now that our own CDC is saying the covid shot doesn’t matter at all, how can we justify that a guy like Djokovic can’t play in the U.S. Open? In larger contexts, how can we justify that anybody has ever lost their job over the covid shot? We need a major platform of the Republican Party for this midterm election that everybody should sign on to in the House and everybody should sign onto in the Senate.

I’m gonna ask Dr. Oz about this ’cause he’s actually a medical doctor. How in the world can we justify anyone who lost their job because of a refusal to get the covid shot, now that we know the covid shot effectively doesn’t work and the CDC itself is acknowledging that there’s no difference between vaccinated and unvaccinated? Again, the vaccine doesn’t work.

But I’d also ask, maybe they could take it a step further, if Republicans take back the House and the Senate and pass a bill that ends all — and I mean all — of the limitations on being sued that Pfizer and Moderna and Johnson & Johnson and all these drug companies got. And/or force, as a part of this bill, Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson to give back all the profits they’ve made for a covid shot that didn’t work.

How about you give all that money back and we use it to give back pay to all the people who got fired because they refused to get your covid shot? These companies made tens of billions of dollars for covid shots that don’t work, by and large — certainly, don’t do what you were told when you were mandated to have to go get them.

Why in the world should they get to keep those tens of billions of dollars in profits? Let’s give ’em to the people that actually lost their jobs for having the courage not to get those covid shots, and let’s open up the country and stop requiring people to get the covid shot to enter. Let people like Novak Djokovic be able to actually play in the U.S. Open. Let’s end this charade once and for all.

Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content