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President Biden’s change of tone and decision not to call for lockdowns or broader socioeconomic restrictions may come after the Omicron version of the coronavirus discovered that his orders were being “distorted” by the courts and likely left many Americans dead. believes he has “maxed out his COVID credit card”, “The Five”‘s panel discussed on Tuesday.

In recent remarks, the president said that the new variant discovered in South Africa, Botswana and surrounding countries is “a cause for concern, but no .

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“Americans are buying Joe Biden and selling him when it comes to the pandemic,” host Jesse Waters said on Tuesday. “Only 40% of voters think they did a good job, compared to 64% six months ago.”

Waters said Biden and White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki have only offered “spin” in response to rising inflation and the supply chain crisis.

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Host Dana Perino said Biden’s most recent response to the pandemic has been “very good,” in that he did not call for lockdowns in states such as Pennsylvania, Michigan, New York, New Jersey and California last year.

“He said we’re not going back into lockdown. I think he knows that number one, is not necessary, but also politically unstable,” she said.

“He maxed out his COVID credit card and now he wants to keep swiping it – but not like everyone else, you maxed out, you have no more room to walk on that.”

“Plus things are different now,” Perino said. “To his point, we have vaccines, but he doesn’t bring up the fact that some companies, maybe three now, have a therapeutic pill that can be used for treatment.”

Greg Gutfeld later argued that Americans are also in no mood for more socioeconomic sanctions.

“You do another shutdown, there’s going to be real credible resistance, not the kind of hashtag resistance we saw when Trump was elected. It’ll be for real,” he said.

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House on November 12, 2021 in Washington DC.

Waters later pointed to recent court cases in which benches have either enacted adjournments or simply against Biden’s position on mandates such as forcing Americans to get the vaccine at companies with more than 100 employees.

“Their VAX mandate was rejected by the court and then they delayed their federal VAX mandate until after the holidays, so it’s like everything they’ve done has been defamed,” he said. .