You might remember last year when Dr. Anthony Fauci responded to some Republican lawmakers who suggested he be prosecuted over the mishandling of the nation’s Covid response by saying that’s a dangerous thing to say because it’s “criticizing science because I represent science.” That was the scientist equivalent of Judge Dredd saying “I didn’t break the law, I am the law!”

In other words, it would be an understatement to say that Dr. Fauci seems to have a rather inflated ego. During a recent interview, Dr. Fauci again offered another example that struck The Federalist’s Mollie Hemingway as being worthy of a Bond villain:

Somebody obviously thinks quite highly of himself:

“The Fauci effect”? Is that a thing?

Exactly! Beware any career government bureaucrat who portrays himself as infallible and incapable of error or misrepresentation.

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