Dr. Anthony Fauci, a Hillary superfan, praised New York’s inept coronavirus response, saying the Democrat-run state reacted “properly.”
The career government bureaucrat was roundly mocked on social media for these absurd remarks.
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Fauci, a member of the White House coronavirus task force, made the statements while discussing the need for states to take proper precautions amid a recent spike in infections in some states. According to Fauci, these precautions include wearing masks and shutting down businesses.
Keep in mind that the key metrics to focus on are hospitalizations and deaths, since a spike in infections (without an accompanying surge in hospitalizations or deaths) shows the coronavirus is weakening. And this is good news. Naturally, Fauci didn’t point this out while heaping praise on New York State’s inept response.
“We’ve got to do the things that are very clear that we need to do to turn this around,” Fauci told PBS News Hour. “We can do it. We know that when you do it properly, you bring down those cases. We’ve done it. We’ve done it in New York.”
He continued: “New York got hit worse than any place in the world. And they did it correctly by doing the things that you’re talking about.”
New York State has had more 400,000 cases of coronavirus and nearly 28,000 deaths, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
New York also suffered 6,500 senior-citizen deaths after Democrat Governor Andrew Cuomo cavalierly forced nursing homes to take COVID patients.
But Anthony Fauci thinks New York is the model for how states should respond to the viral epidemic.
Twitter reacted with disgust, saying Fauci should be fired for his epic incompetence (and his political grandstanding defending Democrat-run states).
“Anthony Fauci is an incompetent buffoon who should’ve been fired months ago.”
“Fauci is a disastrous bureaucrat, way over his head, looking for scapegoats, playing politics. Back in 2009, the Obama-Biden administration failed miserably in dealing with the H1N1 flu. Fauci held the same job back then.”
2. Back in 2009, the Obama-Biden administration failed miserably in dealing with the H1N1 flu, and they were "lucky" that pandemic didn't turn into a huge disaster. Fauci held the same job back then.
— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) July 18, 2020
“Are we allowed to call out a degree of b*llshit that monumental?”
The media informs me repeatedly that Dr. Anthony Fauci has never been wrong about anything and is above criticism. He just hailed New York for their response to coronavirus. Are we allowed to call out a degree of bullshit that monumental?
— Ben Domenech (@bdomenech) July 18, 2020
“New York did it right by forcing thousands of highly infectious patients into nursing homes and running the subways 24-7 with no cleaning and no masks for months.”
New York did it right by forcing thousands of highly infectious patients into nursing homes and running the subways 24-7 with no cleaning and no masks for months. Good thinking Fauci.
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) July 18, 2020
“New York did it correctly? If so, why do they have more than twice as many deaths compared to other states?”
Dr. Fauci, New York did it correctly? If so, why do they have more than twice as many deaths compared to other states? pic.twitter.com/hnmboWs1vH
— Duck on a June Bug (@duckonajunebug2) July 19, 2020
Millions of Americans are furious with the media’s lionization of Dr. Fauci, who has been wrong about almost everything since the coronavirus crisis erupted.
He has flip-flopped on positions about face masks, hydroxychloroquine, and whether schools should reopen in the fall.
Scientists don’t flip-flop like this, but politicians do.
Dr. Fauci, 79, has worked for the federal government since 1968. Fauci has been the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984.
Fauci went straight from medical school to the government, so he didn’t practice medicine or treat patients. But Americans are told that we must listen to everything he says without question.
In the past, Anthony Fauci sent “love letters” to Hillary Clinton.
In a fawning June 2012 email, he gushed: “Wow. Very rarely does a speech bring me to tears, but this one did it. This was a bases-loaded home run. Please tell the Secretary [Hillary Clinton] that I love her more than ever.”
In a January 2013 email where he affectionately referred to himself as “your doctor admirer,” Dr. Fauci again professed his love for Hillary.
Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson pointed out that Fauci has been wrong about almost everything since COVID-19 hit the United States.
“This is buffoon-level stuff at that point,” Carlson said. “Anyone who talks as much as Anthony Fauci does is apt to say some stupid things. But is this the guy into whom we want to vest all of your trust? Is this the guy you want to chart the future of the country? Maybe not.”
Tucker continued: “Tony Fauci has not been elected to anything and he’s had the same job for nearly 40 years. That means a majority of American voters have ever even indirectly picked him for the role he has now. This is not the result of any kind of democratic process at work at all. Yet, in the last four months, Dr. Fauci has become one of the most powerful people in the world. Some, particularly in our media, are clamoring to give Dr. Fauci even more power. Why?”
(Source: Tucker Carlson Tonight)
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