Tuesday, March 16, 2021

‘Follow the Science’ With Dr. Fauci His guidance seems more driven by politics than public health.
by DAVID KELTZ  March 9, 2021, 

No matter what we are told by the “experts,” science is constantly evolving and is rarely ever as settled as those in power want us to believe. Doctors are often forced to make consequential decisions and recommendations based on partial or incomplete sets of data and information. Perhaps no one knows this better than Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

According to Fauci, it is now safe for schools to reopen. All it took was the passing of President Biden’s “COVID relief bill,” which will likely be signed into law this week. “As we now have the relief bill signed at $1.9 trillion — a lot of that is going into addressing COVID-19 including help to the schools to allow them to more safely bring the kids back,” Fauci said on Monday. Considering that the Congressional Budget Office estimated that 95 percent of the money appropriated from the bill to fund schools will not be spent this year, there was no reason for Fauci to present its passing as a prerequisite for reopening schools — unless of course we fool ourselves into believing that he is motivated by science, and not by whatever the Biden administration tells him to say.

Over the past year Fauci has been tasked with the immense responsibility of providing recommendations on virtually every subject related to COVID, including when schools can “safely” reopen; how many people we can have at our dinner table for Thanksgiving; whether it is safe to travel on an airplane, hook up with people we meet on dating apps, attend church services, or dine at a restaurant; and whether we should walk around covered with face shields and goggles. His answer to the last is yes and yes.

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