Dr. Fauci on Sunday told CBS “Sunday Morning” senior contributor Ted Koppel that there’s a “misplaced perception” about people’s rights superseding “societal safety.”
“One of the things that to me was most difficult to accept is that we put together a good plan for how we were going to try and dampen down the spread of infection early on thinking that that was accepted by everybody,” Fauci said to Koppel. “And then, the next day you have the president [Trump] saying, ‘Free Michigan. Free Virginia.’ I didn’t quite understand what the purpose of that was, except to put this misplaced perception about people’s individual right to make a decision that supersedes the societal safety. That, to me, is one of the things that, I think, went awry in all of this.”
“Did you ever raise that with President Trump?” Koppel asked.
“You know, I didn’t have the opportunity to raise it. I was sort of, like, shocked, and then I didn’t speak to him for some time after that. But it was at that point that I realized that I would have to just get out there myself and say things that clearly were going to be contradictory – that it was much worse than we are saying it was, that it’s not going to go away tomorrow, it’s not going to disappear like magic,” Fauci said.
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And this is precisely why Fauci, an unelected bureaucrat (and sociopath), should NEVER make decisions for the American people.
Fauci: There is a “misplaced perception about people’s individual right to make a decision that supersedes the societal safety.” pic.twitter.com/hBwObFKOI8
— The Post Millennial (@TPostMillennial) November 15, 2021
Watch the full interview below: