It happened after the medical doctor and media personality suggested on Twitter that requiring vaccination passports for traveling internationally strips people of their freedom.
Pinsky was immediately dragged by Twitter users for being clueless about a key fact: Vaccines have been required for some international travel since the 1940s.
Not surprisingly, many Twitter users were shocked that a nationally known medical doctor like Pinsky would be so unaware that vaccinations are often required for international travel.
After getting massively “ratioed” for the tweet, Pinsky apparently decided that rather than admitting he was wrong, it would be better to post a cryptic quote from former President Theodore Roosevelt.
Luckily, one Twitter user managed to translate Pinsky’s real message.
So far, Pinsky hasn’t admitted that, yes, vaccination passports have been a part of international travel for decades.
However, he did finally drop bogus claims of freedom and made a simple request that Americans get one of the COVID-19 vaccines.