Dying to Be Right: Covid, Anti-Vaxxers, and Cognitive Dissonance

“I just always thought it’s never going to happen to us,” Christina Lowe told NBC 7 News in San Diego earlier this month. “We thought the vaccine was rushed. We thought it was more about money and power than about Americans and protecting the people… We honestly thought that COVID was mostly political… And then it did happen to us, and then you start playing the regret game.”