- The Washington Times - Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Just last week before Congress, Sen. Rand Paul questioned Dr. Anthony Fauci on why he continued to wear a mask, even though he’s fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

“You’re telling everybody to wear a mask whether they’ve had an infection or a vaccine. What I’m saying is they have immunity, and everybody agrees they have immunity. What studies do you have that people who have had the vaccine or have had the infection are spreading the infection?” the Kentucky Republican directly asked Dr. Fauci. “If they’re not spreading the infection, isn’t it just theater? You’ve got the vaccine and you’re wearing two masks, isn’t that theater?”

Dr. Fauci, the director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, was indignant in his reply.

“Here we go again with the theater. Let’s get down to the facts,” he retorted back to the senator, defending his use of a mask.

But today, Dr. Fauci finally admitted, it was indeed, all theater.



“Before the CDC made the recommendation change, I didn’t want to look like I was giving mixed signals,” he told ABC’s “Good Morning America” of why he continued to wear a mask after being vaccinated. “But being a fully vaccinated person, the chances of my getting infected in an indoor setting is extremely low.”

Dr. Fauci knew all along vaccinations were effective and masks didn’t need to be worn, but he was committed to playing his role in President Biden’s coronavirus show, to deceive and scare the American people with his theater. It’s now time for the show to end. His messages have always been mixed, and the American people are confused. 

On March 8th of last year, he told CBS’ “60 Minutes” that “right now, people should not be walking, there’s no reason to be walking around with a mask.”

When questioned if he was sure that was the case, Dr. Fauci said unequivocally: “When you’re in the middle of an outbreak, wearing a mask might make people feel a bit better. It might even block a droplet. But it is not providing the perfect protection people think that it is.”

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised the general public to wear masks, Dr. Fauci backtracked.

He said he purposely misled us in his “60 Minutes” interview for the sake of the public good, so that the supplies could go to “the people, namely the health care workers, who were brave enough to put themselves in harm’s way to take care of people who you know were infected with the coronavirus and the danger of them getting infected.”

How noble. Still, it was all a lie. But not the last one he would tell.

Last fall, Dr. Fauci estimated if 70% of the American population were vaccinated, herd immunity could be reached. Yet, when interviewed by The New York Times in December, he said he purposely downplayed the number and revised it to 85% of the population.

Why? It was his “gut feeling” the country was finally ready to hear what he really thinks.

Dr. Fauci has never been honest with us. He views himself as superior and willingly tries to manipulate our actions with his words.

He’s worked hard over the past year to politicize and propagandize the science. His efforts have largely been successful. 

Those who worship at the Fauci altar, such as MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, are absolutely terrified to take off their masks. Ms. Maddow admitted last week that she’s going to have to “rewire” herself, so she no longer looks at unmasked people as a “threat” in response to relaxed federal guidelines for vaccinated persons.

We need doctors who actually value the science, and the American people’s ability to accept hard truths and responsibility. No one wants to be treated by a doctor who lies to them. 

And that’s what Dr. Fauci has continued to do over and over again. He repeats his scripted lines to sow confusion and fear within the American public as to help prolong this pandemic and his time in the spotlight.

Yet, the spotlight is fading as more Americans are getting vaccinated, and states start lifting their lockdown orders.

It’s been long overdue. It’s finally time for Dr. Fauci to exit stage left.

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