This is a great clip. Unlike Fox News’ Martha MacCallum, who managed to get under the skin of NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow wonders if she’s setting up Dr. Anthony Fauci to have thicker skin than he really does in light of all the new attacks on him. Is he going to be OK? Rest assured, Fauci is doing well and considers the attacks on him to be “really very much an attack on science.” Because he is science.
Dr. Anthony Fauci ridiculously responds to being criticized:
“it's really very much an attack on science”
“is very much an anti-science”
“completely inappropriate, distorted, misleading and misrepresented attacks.”
Uh huh. Riiiight. pic.twitter.com/eAn3lZVP37
— (((Jason Rantz))) on KTTH Radio (@jasonrantz) June 5, 2021
Je suis la science
— Ginger & Georgia (@ginger__georgia) June 5, 2021
Our NPC infectious disease expert.
— J (@ARaised_Eyebrow) June 5, 2021
— Christian Wallgren 🇸🇪☨☩ (@chrwallg) June 5, 2021
Why do I only ever see him on liberal channels…
— Your feelings are your problem (@danielson2047) June 5, 2021
It's a circus
— ZKB (@Kballerz777777) June 5, 2021
I didn't realise that as a scientist I'm above reproach. I must point that out next time I get a negative grant/paper review.
"Dear Editor, the review of my manuscript is unreasonable nonsense. It's just anti-science. You should publish without question."
— Steve Burston (@SteveBurston1) June 5, 2021
He keeps using that word, science. I do not think it means what he thinks that it means.
— John Rap 💬 (@Johnrap) June 5, 2021
He got exposed and he doesn't like it
— Martin Sedgwick, Ph.D. (@thegelassenheit) June 5, 2021
These people never defend their position. Just claim authority and denounce anyone who would dare question them.
— Justin Haddon (@mynamei83139707) June 5, 2021
He’s all science for sure, just science fiction. He’s a 🤡
— Brent Kennedy (@BdkBrent) June 5, 2021
— FauciKnew (@FauciKnew) June 5, 2021
We call this "projection." Everything he's done has been anti-science and undermines trust in science.
— liberty or death 🦍💎 (@jdbarwood) June 5, 2021
— Timothy Harder (@trharder) June 5, 2021
He looks like a worried little schoolgirl. His only hope now is to fully transition and be housed with female inmates where he can be cuddled. He’s going down and deserves everything he has coming.
— MikesWay 🇺🇸🇺🇸 (@mikesway__) June 5, 2021
If I were a journalist, I’d ask him what he knew, and *when* he knew about the funding of EcoHealth and WIV, and what specifically they were charged to do. I’d want to know -why- this was funded after the 2014 presidential moratorium against gain of function research.
— stevemur (@stevemur) June 5, 2021
We know that his agency, both his own USAID and also the parent NIH, funded some WIV work. What were the mandates? How was it possible to do this funding given the moratorium? (Was moratorium lifted? I had read that maybe it was, but I haven’t seen a credible confirmation yet.)
— stevemur (@stevemur) June 5, 2021
“The activists approached me in a very theatrical and iconoclastic way but they were good people and not anti-science. The people who criticize me for this are anti-science”.
— Hermann (@Cherusci) June 5, 2021
— Steve (@SCS7385) June 5, 2021
Fauci mixing politics with science is the attack on science.
— ßøβ (@rsech57) June 5, 2021
“Science” never dodges questions, else it becomes authoritarianism. Science WELCOMES challenge and dissent.
That’s what science is.
— Morty (@GTS9911) June 5, 2021
Another MSNBC interview. I’ll be dammed.
— Nowhere Man (@AkulFred) June 5, 2021
Fauci, has single handedly destroyed the concept of science. How can we ever believe a word from the scientific & medical communities again?
— Strength 🇺🇲 (@Freedom_9982) June 5, 2021
He sounds 100% like a politician here. Some of us knew a long time ago that's what he was.
— Seizer Pouncicus🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 (@SeizerPouncicus) June 5, 2021
It’s pure projection. Nothing could be worse for science than it being politicized, corrupted, and lied about. He’s guilty of all three.
— SpaceForceChewie (@_1216715) June 5, 2021
Fauci thinks he is being attacked, but actually he is being EXPOSED! He is using the buzz words to spin the facts. The facts are in the emails.
— Cpatt (@Junbug1010) June 5, 2021
Dude, we read your emails.
— Malynda (@LoveSinCity) June 5, 2021
They lie using "science" and then when they are called out for their lies they act like it's "anti-science" to do so. How can people not see through this?
— DJ Donnellon (@DjDonnellon) June 5, 2021
Maddow’s just concerned she’s not hurting his feelings by asking questions.
Shocker! President Biden still ‘very confident’ in Dr. Fauci https://t.co/rUsr1H9iMt
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) June 4, 2021
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