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No, Fauci Did NOT Admit What He Got Wrong During COVID-19
Per the modus operandi, a mea culpa related to "messaging" whitewashes the truth
A friend called me tonight and said “Jack, you’ve got to see this Epoch Times article. I want to be on the phone with you when you read it.”
Me: “What is it?”
Friend: “It’s Fauci - he’s come forward to admit what he got wrong about the COVID-19 Pandemic”.
Me: “Yeah, right. It’ll just be another ‘admission’ that they have to get their ‘messaging’ better”.
I knew this because we saw this with Ebola, and we saw it with the CDC’s baloney “tightening up”.
I was (yawn) right.
Here’s my response to his quips in the Epoch Times article:
“White House COVID-19 adviser Anthony Fauci revealed he should have been “much more careful” in his messaging during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic but claimed many of his public comments were misinterpreted.”
JLW: See? Messaging.
“When I go back in the early months, I probably should have tried to be much, much more careful in getting the message to repeat—the uncertainty of what we’re going through,” Fauci said at an event with the University of Southern California’s Center for Health Journalism on Wednesday.
JLW: I know, right? The Fog of Science. It’s so THICK.
“Later, he asserted that many of his comments to the media were taken out of context. Since early 2020, Fauci has given hundreds of interviews to various media outlets.”
JLW: Really? I recall the time you said that a single-layer cloth mask was protective. This was a week after the CDC changed their website from saying that 20 layers of cloth mimicked N95 masks, to 16 layers, and you single-handedly changed it to a single layer. Hard to take it out of context if you’re paying attention.
“In the early stages of COVID-19’s spread in the United States, Republicans often criticized Fauci for his often dire predictions. Fauci also repeatedly promoted lockdowns, stay-at-home orders, mask mandates, and vaccine requirements.
‘You have to be very careful. It is really unfortunate that that’s the world in which we live, in that it’s a bunch of sound bites, sound bites that sometimes get cut in half and get misinterpreted,’ Fauci said Wednesday. “Someone could always make mischief by clipping out a few words.’"
Of course it’s someone else’s fault, Tony. Always is.
Some of us were paying VERY close attention. Here’s what Fauci got wrong: