Tooleb tweets, part 4

Time for another round of tweets.

Except Mr. Arab man, he never publicly opposed Polio vaccines (I think Balaji is wrong about almost everything, especially crypto, but let’s not put words in his mouth):

Also, this is a false equivalence. The Polio vaccine actually stopped the spread of Polio, as intended, but the Covid vaccines didn’t stop Covid as promised by the media and scientists at the time. Vaccinated people continued to spread and become sick from Covid. Of course, someone can make the argument that the vaccines lessen the likelihood of severe complications of Covid, and maybe that is true, but categorically speaking, it’s still not in the same league of effectiveness as childhood vaccines. Or in other words, the Covid vaccine was just a glorified influenza vaccine.

This did not age so well:

A poseur compared to what? This?