One of the last times Anthony Fauci went on Fox News was March 14 when the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) joined Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday.”
That day was long before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lifted recommended restrictions on vaccinated individuals, long before CDC emails showed explicit collusion with teachers unions on school reopenings, long before the Wuhan lab-leak theory emerged as a plausible origin among legacy media, long before Facebook lifted its ban on content pointing to the theory, and long before a treasure trove of Fauci’s personal emails were made public to expose “America’s Doctor” as a political animal who operated in his own self-interest to suppress dissent to his Faucian prescriptions and cover his own possible role in the pandemic itself.
Still, the public deserved real answers about Fauci’s endless back-and-forth recommendations throughout the prior 12 months. Why the endless flip-flopping on masks? Why the endless flip-flopping on schools? Why should the public trust the NIAID director after he admitted to making up numbers for the vaccine threshold needed for herd immunity?
Instead, Wallace’s interview with Fauci included questions such as, “How much of a difference will it make if President Trump leads a campaign for the people who are the most devoted to him to actually go out and get the vaccine?”
Fauci appeared on the network one time after that, still long before any of the items listed above came to fruition, where he faced real questions from Neil Cavuto, who pressed a clearly frustrated Fauci on the idea of masking through 2022 and yearly COVID-19 shots in a brief network interview.
Fauci didn’t appear on the network after that, and once the emails dropped in May, a lot more questions about the NIAID director’s role in funding bat coronavirus research at the Chinese military-collaborative Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) remain to be answered.
Shortly after more than 3,200 pages of emails to and from Fauci’s inbox became public, exposing the government bureaucrat as a dismissive physician who rose to fame to cover his
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