‘Fauci’s God Complex Destroyed Trust In American Institutions’

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, center, smiles as he watches an opening day baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Yankees at Nationals Park, Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

It looks like the self-professed human embodiment of science is also full of you-know-what.

Ahead of Dr. Anthony Fauci’s public testimony Monday before the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic, Republicans released a transcript of their January sit-down with the pandemic poobah.

And, boy, was it revelatory.

In it, he essentially admitted major parts of his prescription for the public were not, in fact, backed by science — in particular, masking children and the social-distancing mandate of 6 feet as the magic mitigator.

The former director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), who retired in December 2022 after decades at the helm, was pressed on how the 6-foot standard came to be.

“You know, I don’t recall,” he said. “It sort of just appeared.”

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