Top disease expert on the White House coronavirus task force Dr. Anthony Fauci was forced to do Donald Trump’s job this morning and condemn the Confederates and other people who were out protesting lock down stay at home orders over the weekend.
Dr. Fauci tried to explain to the protesters in stark terms why the lock down orders are all about saving the country. On ABC’s Good Morning America Dr. Fauci said specifically, “Unless we get the virus under control, the real recovery economically is not going to happen. So what you do if you jump the gun and go into a situation where you have a big spike, you’re going to set yourself back.”
Dr. Fauci had to speak to these people like they are children and said that even though it may be “painful” for them to follow the rules, breaking them will “backfire” on them as the virus will just start spreading at a high rate once again. These comments directly refute what Donald Trump said yesterday.
Dr. Anthony Fauci tells conservative anti-lockdown protesters, "Unless we get the virus under control, the real recovery, economically, is not going to happen." He adds that if people "jump the gun" and reopen, "you're going to set yourself back" and things will "backfire." pic.twitter.com/dNsojSUORN
— The American Independent (@AmerIndependent) April 20, 2020
It’s sad Dr. Fauci had to do Trump’s job. Trump defended the armed anti-lockdown protesters/Confederates who demonstrated at state capitals across the country over the weekend. Trump did nothing but praise them by fully supporting them and saying, “You’re allowed to protest,” and that he’s “with everybody.”
Trump loved seeing the Confederates that were out over the weekend because these same people were waving Trump flags, as seen in the capture below, “I think these people are, I’ve never seen so many American flags. I’m seeing the same thing you’re seeing.” These are Trump’s people.
Confederate flag overlaid with the Moron Lube motto and a gun on display in the capital of the confederacy, Lansing, Michigan. That may be Trump’s America, it’s not mine. pic.twitter.com/uXrQeml73d
— Moe Davis (@ColMorrisDavis) April 15, 2020
Condemning these protesters and calling out how wrong they are like Dr. Fauci did this morning wasn’t even complicated because we have a deadly virus still spreading around the country, but Confederates are Donald Trump’s people so he couldn’t bring himself to speak negatively about them.