Alabama vaccine rollout: ‘Four flat tires on a muddy road’

This is an opinion cartoon.

Alabama’s slow vaccine response is giving me the ZZ Top blues.

In one of my past younger lives, I was lucky enough to score a post-concert backstage interview with ZZ Top on one of their ‘final’ tours back in the 80′s. I screwed up the courage to ask ‘em a few questions.

“How would you describe your sound?” I asked Billy Gibbons, the growly-voiced eccentric blues/rock guitar genius.

“We sound like four flat tires on a muddy road,” Gibbons grinned.

That’s where we are with the Alabama vaccine rollout. The vaccine is rocket-science ready. But the distribution is stuck in the mud on flat tires.

But not in a good, blues/rock ZZ Top way.

Have mercy.

JD Crowe is the cartoonist for Alabama Media Group and AL.com and 2020 RFK Human Rights Award winner for Editorial Cartoons.

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