Juliette Kayyem doesn’t think her proposal to ban the unvaccinated from domestic flights is all that radical.
She made her case for the policy in a piece for The Atlantic this week, and has incurred the wrath of conservative media as a result. I called her up on Wednesday to discuss her argument for this week’s episode of The Interview podcast.
Kayyem — a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a CNN national security analyst — argued the policy would encourage the vaccine-hesitant to get inoculated, while also slowing the spread of coronavirus around the country.
“There’s no such thing as a federal mandate,” explained Kayyem, who previously served as an assistant