Rand Paul calls Fauci a ‘petty tyrant’
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) escalated his feud with the federal government’s leading infectious diseases expert on Monday, calling Anthony Fauci a “petty tyrant” for suggesting Americans vaccinated against the coronavirus should not eat or drink indoors.
“Fauci continues to ignore 100 years of vaccine science,” Paul wrote in a tweet Monday morning. “His only real theme is ‘do what I say’ even when it makes no sense.”
Americans who have recovered from or been vaccinated against the coronavirus should “go about your life,” Paul said. “Eat, drink, work, open the schools. Enough with the petty tyrants!”
Fauci, during an appearance on MSNBC on Sunday evening, said it was “still not OK” for people who have been vaccinated to eat or drink at indoor businesses.
“For the simple reason that the level of infection, the dynamic of infection in the community are still really disturbingly high,” Fauci said. “Like just yesterday there were close to 80,000 new infections and we’ve been hanging around 60, 75,000. ”
If you are vaccinated, Fauci said, “please remember that you still have to be careful and not get involved in crowded situations, particularly indoors where people are not wearing masks.”
An estimated 40 percent of U.S. adults have received at least one coronavirus vaccine dose, officials on the White House coronavirus task force said Monday … Click here to read more.
Fauci ‘not sure’ why Texas doesn’t have COVID uptick after nixing masks
By Kathianne Boniello, April 10, 2021
NEW YORK POST – It’s been some five weeks since Texas lifted its mask mandate, and there has yet to be an explosion of COVID-19 cases.
It’s something Dr. Anthony Fauci can’t quite explain.
“I’m not really quite sure,” he told MSNBC this week. “It could be they’re doing things outdoors.”
Daily cases in Texas hovered above 7,000 in early March, when Gov. Greg Abbott lifted the state’s mask rules, leaving it up to individuals and organizations to make their own decisions.
Now, according to the Centers for Disease Control, new cases of COVID-19 are under 4,000.
Fauci noted there can be a delay in how and when cases manifest …
President Biden had slammed the decision to ease the state’s mask mandate as “neanderthal thinking … ”
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