Abuse of power much?

Of course. Petulant baby who somehow got his hands on all the power has now turned his baleful glare on Fauci. Of course he has.

President Trump retweeted a call to fire his top infectious disease specialist Anthony S. Fauci on Sunday evening, amid mounting criticism of the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Donald Trump isn’t qualified to do Fauci’s laundry, let alone to tell him what to do about a metastasizing pandemic.

The call, with the hashtag “FireFauci” came from a former Republican congressional candidate, DeAnna Lorraine, who amassed 1.8 percent of the vote in an open primary challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) this year.

If Trump had been on the Titanic he would have gone around knocking holes in all the lifeboats.

It followed an interview with National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases chief on CNN’s “State of the Union,” in which Fauci said a stronger early response by the administration to the outbreak “could have saved lives,” but also characterized the decision to implement social distancing guidelines as “complicated.”

“Obviously, it would have been nice if we had a better head start, but I don’t think you could say that we are where we are right now because of one factor,” Fauci said on CNN Sunday. “It’s very complicated.”

That’s the scientific mindset talking, as opposed to the mindset that shouts “Fire Fauci!” in the midst of a metastasizing pandemic.

Fauci also confirmed a New York Times story saying that he and other experts had wanted to begin social and physical distancing measures as early as February.

Gee, how scandalous.

Fauci, known for his candor but also his diplomacy, has implicitly and explicitly taken issue with Trump on several occasions. Trump demonstrated his apparently increasing irritation last week when he stepped in to stop Fauci from answering a question about the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine, an unproven drug the president has been touting for treatment of covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Fauci has also been skeptical of Trump’s rush to set a date for lightening up on mitigation efforts to get the economy moving as the 2020 election approaches.

And President Brainrot can’t be putting up with that.

DeAnna Lorraine, the Pelosi challenger who got Trump going, opined in another tweet that she has “seriously heard enough of the experts’ for now” on how to stem the novel coronavirus.

Ha! Seriously. That’s enough of the god damn experts on how to stem a pandemic, it’s time to listen to the frauds and denialists and above all the narcissistic incompetent political hacks.

Sunday’s measured comments by Fauci, which did not mention Trump or explicitly criticize the administration and were elicited by questioning by CNN’s Jake Tapper, led a flurry of right-wing commentators to rebuke him. Some reports have indicated that the president has been calling advisers seeking their opinions on Fauci’s performance in recent days.

Naturally. On the one hand you have the survival of millions of people and on the other you have Donald Trump’s political future. It’s obvious which is more important.

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