11-06-21 09:19:00, Coronavirus
“Science is not a book that you check out of the library or look up on Wikipedia.”
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11 June, 2021
Responding to Dr Fauci’s claims earlier this week that any criticism of him equates to an attack on science itself, Tucker Carlson pointed out that with the ‘bizarre’ comments, Fauci “instantly disqualified himself as a scientist.”
“This is a perfect distillation of what we just lived through for the past year and a half,” Carlson asserted, adding “It is bizarre… He imagines that questioning science is attacking science.”
“Science is not a book that you check out of the library or look up on Wikipedia,” Carlson continued, adding “Science is a way of thinking and it begins with deep skepticism about what we think we know. You commit to science when you take nothing for granted, when you ask hard questions.”
The host pointed out that Fauci “imagines that sincere questions are the same as criticism.”
After charging that Fauci has “weird Louis the Fourteenth tendencies,” Carlson addressed the NIH head directly announcing “You’re a federal bureaucrat. Answer the questions: do masks work? Tell us the truth, where is the study? How do you know they work? That is science, those questions.”
“We commit more science on a talk show in cable news than he does. It’s incredible,” Carlson urged.
President Trump also called out Fauci Thursday:
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“Dr. Fauci likes to say he’s ‘science,’ when in fact he is merely science fiction!”
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— The First (@TheFirstonTV) June 10, 2021
Fauci exalting himself to be science has a dark undertone, in that he is advocating silencing anyone who dares question his authority, which is exactly what is happening on social media.
As Senator Rand Paul noted Wednesday, Fauci is “an elitist” who believes Americans are not smart enough to make their own decisions about their health.