Lockdowns have consequences. For months, so many Americans have warned about this, only to have calls for caution fall on deaf ears.
Right now, there are a lot of people in this country who are hurting. Previous economic gains that were made following this spring have largely been counteracted by Democrat leaders shutting down businesses yet again and regressing back into lockdown mode.
Dr. Anthony Fauci has become one of the most vocal proponents of shutdowns. Fauci furthermore admits that he doesn’t take into account the economic or other consequences that stem from the advice he gives.
This is why Fox News host Tucker Carlson slammed Fauci as a “power-mad incompetent” on Monday evening, per Breitbart News.
The Truth About Fauci’s Advice
Yesterday, Carlson ripped into Fauci for the adverse impacts that the latter’s advice has wreaked upon children and their education.
According to the Fox News host, Fauci willingly remained quiet about the “not really very big” spread of COVID-19 amongst children; Fauci’s admission of such a minimal spread comes after months of him rallying behind shutdowns and opposing the reopening of schools.
— Team Trump (@TeamTrump) December 1, 2020
Carlson then stated that assessing the data, coronavirus death rates of various demographics, etc., is part of Fauci’s job description and something to be done before rallying behind shutdowns; yet, Fauci chose not to do this.
As a result of this, countless children, their education, and their futures are severely wounded. Carlson stated that the true extent of these wounds has yet to be revealed; then, he called out liberal teachers’ union members for “collecting checks” and not working while other Americans struggle.
A Pattern of Pushback
As the adverse impacts of shutdowns linger on, the growing sentiment towards this strategy is resistance and disagreement. As Carlson pointed out on Monday, the wrong and miscalculated advice of professed “experts” has real-life consequences on American families and their children.
Tucker Carlson rips into Nancy Pelosi for saying back in July that children going back to school "presents the biggest risk for the spread of coronavirus":
"If that's not criminal, what she just said, we may need to redefine what it means to commit a crime." pic.twitter.com/vtIieHgrEc
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) December 1, 2020
Fauci has faced pushback from numerous conservatives, with Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul being one of Fauci’s biggest critics. More than once, Paul held Fauci’s feet to the fire, reminding the latter that he is not the end-all when it comes to COVID-19 or appropriate mitigation approaches.
Do you think the advice of Dr. Fauci has done more harm than good, especially to children and their education? We want to know your views on this in the comments section below!