They Never Learn. Never. Not Ever.

 

This is a headline at National Review today: “Fauci: Covid Restrictions Should Have Been ‘Much, Much More Stringent’

What is wrong with this man and his acolytes? None of their restrictions, none of their imprisonments, made the slightest difference in the transmission of the virus that they paid to have created; and so he thinks we should have been more draconian?

Such weak thinking should disqualify him from employment.

What we ought to have done was nothing special. Treat sick people, keep them at home, protect those at highest risk for exposure to respiratory viruses.

Sheesh.

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  1. kedavis Coolidge
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    @kedavis

    Doctor Robert: They never learn. Never. Not Ever.

    Be more specific.  Who never learns?

    Fauci, or National Review?

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  2. DrewInWisconsin, Unapologetic Oaf Member
    DrewInWisconsin, Unapologetic Oaf
    @DrewInWisconsin

    Doctor Robert: What is WRONG with this man and his acolytes? None of their restrictions, none of their imprisonments, made the slightest difference in the transmission of the virus that they paid to have created; and so he thinks we should have been MORE Draconian?

    Yes, apparently we didn’t destroy the country hard enough. Had we sealed people in their homes like Fauci’s Chinese masters did, we could have stopped it!

    This weasel needs to be taken out back and . . . shot up with his own dangerous vaccine a few thousand times until the clots shut him up permanently.

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  3. DonG (CAGW is a Hoax) Coolidge
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    @DonG

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Doctor Robert: They never learn. Never. Not Ever.

    Be more specific. Who never learns?

    Fauci, or National Review?

    Exactly.   Do a public service and provide the money quote from the article, so we don’t have to taint our eyes by reading it.

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  4. JoelB Member
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    @JoelB

    Ah, he’s just messin’ with you now.

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  5. Henry Racette Member
    Henry Racette
    @HenryRacette

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Doctor Robert: They never learn. Never. Not Ever.

    Be more specific. Who never learns?

    Fauci, or National Review?

    I read the piece. It’s completely neutral, merely reporting on Fauci’s latest comments.

    And I’m glad of that. I’ve got my beefs with NR, as have most people here, but as far as I know they haven’t become COVID alarmists.

    There’s nothing in the piece that favors Fauci’s latest madness, and several mentions of past contradictions in the man’s positions.

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  6. Doctor Robert Member
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    @DoctorRobert

    DonG (CAGW is a Hoax) (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Doctor Robert: They never learn. Never. Not Ever.

    Be more specific. Who never learns?

    Fauci, or National Review?

    Exactly. Do a public service and provide the money quote from the article, so we don’t have to taint our eyes by reading it.

    This and #1 make a fair point.  So here’s the Money Quote:

    “Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that if he could change anything about his response to the coronavirus pandemic, he would have recommended that the government impose “much, much more stringent restrictions” during the spring of 2020…“The insidious nature of spread in the community would have been much more of an alarm, and there would have been much, much more stringent restrictions in the sense of very, very heavy encouragement of people to wear masks, physical distancing, what have you,” continued Fauci.”

    Like I wrote, They (meaning Dr Fauci and his acolytes, as I thought I made clear) Never Learn.

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  7. Bishop Wash Member
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    @BishopWash

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Doctor Robert: They never learn. Never. Not Ever.

    Be more specific. Who never learns?

    Fauci, or National Review?

    Yep. Is this an article about the “Conservative case for…”? Are they agreeing with him?

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  8. Susan Quinn Contributor
    Susan Quinn
    @SusanQuinn

    Even though I thought I was pretty informed about the early stages, I’m in the middle of reading Scott Atlas’ book. It’s a wonder the man didn’t go insane as he watched their decision-making process.

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  9. Columbo Member
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    @Columbo

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Doctor Robert: They never learn. Never. Not Ever.

    Be more specific. Who never learns?

    Fauci, or National Review?

    Embrace the power of “AND”.

    Isaac Shorr and the editors at NR are complete nincompoops. Why give this discredited liar and partisan hack any print or space on your allegedly conservative platform?! Why?! Is it that you just like to piss off your readership/base like the gOpE does? I don’t get it.

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  10. Columbo Member
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    @Columbo

    Bishop Wash (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Doctor Robert: They never learn. Never. Not Ever.

    Be more specific. Who never learns?

    Fauci, or National Review?

    Yep. Is this an article about the “Conservative case for…”? Are they agreeing with him?

    Giving him the ink and the space is enabling, which means agreeing. Idiots.

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  11. Hank Rhody's Grandson Member
    Hank Rhody's Grandson
    @OldDanRhody

    Doctor Robert: Such weak thinking should disqualify him from employment.

    Personally, I think he ought to be employed making big rocks into little ones, but in reality he’s too old for that.

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  12. DrewInWisconsin, Unapologetic Oaf Member
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    Hank Rhody's Grandson (View Comment):

    Doctor Robert: Such weak thinking should disqualify him from employment.

    Personally, I think he ought to be employed making big rocks into little ones, but in reality he’s too old for that.

    I wouldn’t let age be a factor. But I’m vindictive that way.

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  13. Scott Wilmot Member
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    I share your exasperation. When I saw the video of FauXi spewing his nonsense I almost went berserk. There is no Covid emergency , there never was one. Our “health experts” are nothing other than corrupt politicians. FauXi should be in jail.

    What they did learn was that they could brainwash a large % of the population and bend them to their will, forcing them to give up their freedoms. They learned this well and will continue to use mass formation psychosis on the sheep. This is criminal behavior. Alinsky is proud.

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  14. Henry Castaigne Member
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    @HenryCastaigne

    Henry Racette (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Doctor Robert: They never learn. Never. Not Ever.

    Be more specific. Who never learns?

    Fauci, or National Review?

    I read the piece. It’s completely neutral, merely reporting on Fauci’s latest comments.

    And I’m glad of that. I’ve got my beefs with NR, as have most people here, but as far as I know they haven’t become COVID alarmists.

    There’s nothing in the piece that favors Fauci’s latest madness, and several mentions of past contradictions in the man’s positions.

    Henry Racette (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Doctor Robert: They never learn. Never. Not Ever.

    Be more specific. Who never learns?

    Fauci, or National Review?

    I read the piece. It’s completely neutral, merely reporting on Fauci’s latest comments.

    And I’m glad of that. I’ve got my beefs with NR, as have most people here, but as far as I know they haven’t become COVID alarmists.

    There’s nothing in the piece that favors Fauci’s latest madness, and several mentions of past contradictions in the man’s positions.

    I read it. And there is a time and a place for having a beef with National Review but this piece isn’t one of them. 

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  15. Stina Member
    Stina
    @CM

    It’s good to see that for once, I agreed with all the comments on one of their articles :p

    • #15
  16. Vince Guerra Member
    Vince Guerra
    @VinceGuerra

    He’s just broadcasting what they’re going to do next time. They always tell you what they’re planning. 

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  17. RushBabe49 Thatcher
    RushBabe49
    @RushBabe49

    I think that when I meet God, one of the things I will ask him is why Fauci and Biden only had mild cases of Covid when they got it (after multiple jabs and boosters), and Trump ended up in the hospital.  The severity should have been reversed.

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  18. Kevin Schulte Member
    Kevin Schulte
    @KevinSchulte

    RushBabe49 (View Comment):

    I think that when I meet God, one of the things I will ask him is why Fauci and Biden only had mild cases of Covid when they got it (after multiple jabs and boosters), and Trump ended up in the hospital. The severity should have been reversed.

    Grace would not be amazing if it every sinner got wack’d the way we see fit. Often evil people live long prosperous lives. 

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  19. Stina Member
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    @CM

    Kevin Schulte (View Comment):

    RushBabe49 (View Comment):

    I think that when I meet God, one of the things I will ask him is why Fauci and Biden only had mild cases of Covid when they got it (after multiple jabs and boosters), and Trump ended up in the hospital. The severity should have been reversed.

    Grace would not be amazing if it every sinner got wack’d the way we see fit. Often evil people live long prosperous lives.

    The upside to eternity in hell.

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  20. Kevin Schulte Member
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    @KevinSchulte

    Stina (View Comment):

    Kevin Schulte (View Comment):

    RushBabe49 (View Comment):

    I think that when I meet God, one of the things I will ask him is why Fauci and Biden only had mild cases of Covid when they got it (after multiple jabs and boosters), and Trump ended up in the hospital. The severity should have been reversed.

    Grace would not be amazing if it every sinner got wack’d the way we see fit. Often evil people live long prosperous lives.

    The upside to eternity in hell.

    True. But, even a Fauci can turn to grace at 11:59 of life.  Back to the Amazing part. 

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  21. kedavis Coolidge
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    @kedavis

    Kevin Schulte (View Comment):

    Stina (View Comment):

    Kevin Schulte (View Comment):

    RushBabe49 (View Comment):

    I think that when I meet God, one of the things I will ask him is why Fauci and Biden only had mild cases of Covid when they got it (after multiple jabs and boosters), and Trump ended up in the hospital. The severity should have been reversed.

    Grace would not be amazing if it every sinner got wack’d the way we see fit. Often evil people live long prosperous lives.

    The upside to eternity in hell.

    True. But, even a Fauci can turn to grace at 11:59 of life. Back to the Amazing part.

    Should anyone who died early because of Fauci, automatically get grace that they might have gotten to on their own if their life hadn’t been cut short?

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  22. Bishop Wash Member
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    @BishopWash

    RushBabe49 (View Comment):

    I think that when I meet God, one of the things I will ask him is why Fauci and Biden only had mild cases of Covid when they got it (after multiple jabs and boosters), and Trump ended up in the hospital. The severity should have been reversed.

    The rain falls on the just and unjust alike. Alas, Trump got the original version and two years later a milder variant is running around. Wu Flu meeting its maker should have had a bigger affect. 

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  23. Joseph Stanko Coolidge
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    Columbo (View Comment):

    Bishop Wash (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Doctor Robert: They never learn. Never. Not Ever.

    Be more specific. Who never learns?

    Fauci, or National Review?

    Yep. Is this an article about the “Conservative case for…”? Are they agreeing with him?

    Giving him the ink and the space is enabling, which means agreeing. Idiots.

    Well, now Ricochet has promoted this to the main feed, so I guess by your logic we are all enabling and agreeing with Fauci too. 

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  24. Steven Seward Member
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    @StevenSeward

    Henry Racette (View Comment):

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Doctor Robert: They never learn. Never. Not Ever.

    Be more specific. Who never learns?

    Fauci, or National Review?

    I read the piece. It’s completely neutral, merely reporting on Fauci’s latest comments.

    And I’m glad of that. I’ve got my beefs with NR, as have most people here, but as far as I know they haven’t become COVID alarmists.

    I would differ with that on one writer – Jim Geraghty.  He used to go on and on obsessively about the case numbers and  how we are going to have to deal with it, to the exclusion of much more important news.  It used to drive me crazy.

    • #24
  25. I Walton Member
    I Walton
    @IWalton

    Our good Doctor is always straight forward and clear.  I don’t understand the confusion. 

    • #25
  26. Paul Stinchfield Member
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    @PaulStinchfield

    Bishop Wash (View Comment):
    The rain falls on the just and unjust alike.

    The rain it raineth every day
    Upon the just and unjust fella.
    But more upon the just because
    The unjust has the just’s umbrella.

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  27. Paul Stinchfield Member
    Paul Stinchfield
    @PaulStinchfield

    Doctor Robert:

    This is a headline at National Review today: “Fauci: Covid Restrictions Should Have Been ‘Much, Much More Stringent’

    What is wrong with this man and his acolytes? None of their restrictions, none of their imprisonments, made the slightest difference in the transmission of the virus that they paid to have created; and so he thinks we should have been more draconian?

    Such weak thinking should disqualify him from employment.

    What we ought to have done was nothing special. Treat sick people, keep them at home, protect those at highest risk for exposure to respiratory viruses.

    Sheesh.

    “Weak thinking” implies that Fauci is sincerely well-meaning in his fetish for lockdowns.

    But does he deserve such consideration? Perhaps, although not likely. He might be merely a well-meaning but pernicious fool who could not understand how a lockdown would devastate the economy and society. But when have Fauci and his acolytes ever advocated measures that meant less opportunities for them to accumulate more power and money? It is a universal or near-universal characteristic of bureaucrats and government officials that their first, second, and third priorities are benefiting themselves while honest service to the people comes a distant fourth.

    • #27
  28. Henry Racette Member
    Henry Racette
    @HenryRacette

    Paul Stinchfield (View Comment):

    Doctor Robert:

    This is a headline at National Review today: “Fauci: Covid Restrictions Should Have Been ‘Much, Much More Stringent’

    What is wrong with this man and his acolytes? None of their restrictions, none of their imprisonments, made the slightest difference in the transmission of the virus that they paid to have created; and so he thinks we should have been more draconian?

    Such weak thinking should disqualify him from employment.

    What we ought to have done was nothing special. Treat sick people, keep them at home, protect those at highest risk for exposure to respiratory viruses.

    Sheesh.

    “Weak thinking” implies that Fauci is sincerely well-meaning in his fetish for lockdowns.

    But does he deserve such consideration? Perhaps, although not likely. He might be merely a well-meaning but pernicious fool who could not understand how a lockdown would devastate the economy and society. But when have Fauci and his acolytes ever advocated measures that meant less opportunities for them to accumulate more power and money? It is a universal or near-universal characteristic of bureaucrats and government officials that their first, second, and third priorities are benefiting themselves while honest service to the people comes a distant fourth.

    One is always on precarious footing when one attempts to read the minds and hearts of others, and so I usually try to ignore motives in favor of considering consequences. But Fauci is too big a target not to take a stab at it.

    My impression of the man is that he’s an arrogant SOB who thinks that his expertise trumps everything else. He thinks gain-of-function research is worthwhile, so he funds it. He thinks people who don’t share his view of “the science” are ignoramuses who shouldn’t have a voice, so he tells them to put a mask on. People like us (that is, like practically everyone) strike him as children who need to be told what to do — as children, except that he doesn’t feel the tolerance and compassion one feels toward children, because a lot of those “children” are farmers and truck drivers and plumbers and accountants and people who work in stores and other dregs whose names are not prepended to a string of medical credentials.

    He wishes he had been more strict with us. That’s what you say, if you’re a bad and vindictive parent, to your grown child when he demonstrates independence of which you disapprove. The difference is that this little misanthrope can plausibly hope for a “next time,” something no frustrated authoritarian scold of a parent can do.

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  29. CarolJoy, Not So Easy To Kill Coolidge
    CarolJoy, Not So Easy To Kill
    @CarolJoy

      Remember — only Thee can bring forthe  superstitious practices that End the Reign of Terror caused by Dread COVID!

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  30. Kevin Schulte Member
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    @KevinSchulte

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Kevin Schulte (View Comment):

    Stina (View Comment):

    Kevin Schulte (View Comment):

    RushBabe49 (View Comment):

    I think that when I meet God, one of the things I will ask him is why Fauci and Biden only had mild cases of Covid when they got it (after multiple jabs and boosters), and Trump ended up in the hospital. The severity should have been reversed.

    Grace would not be amazing if it every sinner got wack’d the way we see fit. Often evil people live long prosperous lives.

    The upside to eternity in hell.

    True. But, even a Fauci can turn to grace at 11:59 of life. Back to the Amazing part.

    Should anyone who died early because of Fauci, automatically get grace that they might have gotten to on their own if their life hadn’t been cut short?

    Many lives are cut short by evil . Trying to divine who gets grace and who doesn’t is God’s job. We shouldn’t play that role. I can tell you God knows every heart at there final moment and God will act on that . 

    “We are saved by Grace through Faith. ”  God knows your heart and know one else does.  

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