Recently-married Fox News contributor Kat Timpf hilariously summed up Dr. Fauci on the Gutfeld! show Thursday evening as “completely insane.”
Her mockery comes after the high-profile immunologist told MSNBC’s Chuck Todd on Wednesday that attacks on him were “attacks on science.” He has been massively ridiculed since making that statement. “A lot of what you’re seeing as attacks on me are, quite frankly, are attacks on science because all of the things I have spoken about from the very beginning consistently have been fundamentally based on science.”
Host Greg Gutfeld asked Timpf: “If somebody attacked Kat Timpf, they would be attacking…”
Timpf proceeded to humorously eviscerate Fauci at that point: “Oh God… I’m not going to do that because I’m not a psycho! I’m only kind of psycho, right?”
(Video Credit: Fox News)
Gutfeld laughed and proclaimed: “You’d be attacking psychos!”
She then really got into it: “No! Because I’m moderately hinged. This is crazy. To say ‘I am science,’ that’s like Charlie Sheen circa 2011 crazy. ‘I am science’? Like I thought he was kind of like dweeby, maybe a little shady, I was annoyed he can’t do stuff. I’m like, this man is completely insane. That’s something a completely insane person would say. And I like him even less because normally when someone is that insane I find myself attracted to them… sexually. To be clear, I mean sexually. But him, I don’t. He’s crazy and not hot.”
That wasn’t the only funny segment on the show concerning Dr. Fauci. Gutfeld played a clip of Senator John Kennedy from Fox News host Sean Hannity’s show where he also humorously ripped into Fauci: “Dr. Fauci needs to cut the crap. This isn’t about Dr. Fauci. It’s not about his feelings. And I’m sorry if his feelings were hurt. Maybe he oughtta buy an emotional-support pony,” he remarked.
Kennedy continued with a straight face: “Since day one, Dr. Fauci and his expert friends have told us, ‘Look, the virus occurred naturally. It jumped from a bat to an intermediary host, into human beings. Well, it’s been a year. Where’s the proof? Where’s the smoking bat?”
Fauci’s original statement on MSNBC set himself up for attacks and mockery: “If you are trying to get at me as a public health official and scientist, you’re really attacking not only Dr. Anthony Fauci, you are attacking science. And anybody that looks at what is going on clearly sees that. You have to be asleep not to see that.”
Other conservative pundits also lambasted Fauci over his “I am science” moment.
“The man does think he’s some kind of deity,” Laura Ingraham smirked on The Ingraham Angle. “His argument is essentially… ‘I am the science! I am the truth!'” she mocked.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson called him “King Tony Fauci” over his comments. “Normal people don’t talk that way,” he noted on his show. “It’s not Fauci who just believes he is immune. You are not allowed to say anything negative about him or the culture revolution.”
Sean Hannity also nailed Dr. Fauci saying that he “got really p*ssed off, very defensive, even indignant, trying to claim any criticism of him is a criticism of science.”
Newsmax reporter John Cardillo bluntly wrote: “Only a sociopathic narcissist speaks of themselves in the third person and considers themselves the final say on ‘science.’ Fauci should die in prison then be buried under the place.”
Curtis Houck, who is the managing editor of NewsBusters, tweeted: “Fauci comes off horribly in this. He comes off like an angry, petty tyrant who’s upset that he’s no longer a dictator ruling the country under the guise of everything he said being ‘fundamentally based on science.'”
Conservative talk radio host Buck Sexton paraphrased French King Louis XVI’s infamous saying: “I am the state,” by tweeting: “‘Le Science, C’est moi’ – Dr Fauci.”
As Fauci is ridiculed by conservatives in general, Republicans are loudly calling for him to resign or be fired for his mishandling of the pandemic and for being allegedly involved with gain-of-function research and the Chinese Communist Party.
Fauci was pummeled on Twitter: (** Language warning)
Fauci “ I am science “ in other words I am a conceited arrogant egotistical asshole. https://t.co/SKDDrOAcC1
— Orange Peel (@rottenbanana101) June 11, 2021
"I am Science."
— Rachel Goldstein-Blum (@GoldsteinBlum) June 11, 2021
Anthony Fauci said that any criticisms of him are "quite frankly, attacks on science".
We can safely call continued devotion to him a cult now right?
— Spike Cohen (@RealSpikeCohen) June 10, 2021
I’m just waiting on a Palpatine meme with Fauci’s face and the text goes “I am the science!”
— Alexander (@Proverbs2217) June 11, 2021
Fauci: “I am science”
Wow — Someone has delusions of grandeur!!!
— Natalie (@freeandfair123) June 11, 2021
Fauci, in a Judge Dredd helmet, shouting, "I AM THE SCIENCE!!!!"
— Dave Mitchell (@the4thdave) June 9, 2021
Fauci: I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to Science except through Me.
— Curtis Johnson (@CurtisJ03565051) June 9, 2021
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