HOT TAKES: Liberals Throw Fauci Under the Bus After CDC Changes COVID Isolation Rules

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My oh my, how quickly things quickly change on the left.

Or would that be how stubbornly they remain the same? Either way, as reported by my colleague Jennifer Oliver O’Connell on Monday, the CDC has announced it is shortening the recommended quarantine period for those who have tested positive for COVID-19 from 10 days to five. Yup, just like that.


Given what we currently know about COVID-19 and the Omicron variant, CDC is shortening the recommended time for isolation from 10 days for people with COVID-19 to 5 days, if asymptomatic, followed by 5 days of wearing a mask when around others.

As RedState’s Nick Arama suggested earlier today, the decision did not sit well with the left at all.

Then, out trots Anthony Fauci on CNN — I know, right? — to agree with the CDC decision, and promptly make it worse for the left-wing loons, bless their bitter little hearts.

Angry leftists then proceeded to break the internet as they threw their previous idol as far under the bus as they could throw him, with one lunatic calling for the “infectious and emerging diseases expert” — the hood ornament of the Democrat COVID car — to be “[i]ndicted for the mass murder of the working class.”

I haven’t seen rage like this since “Hang Mike Pence” trended on Twitter after Pence refused to take an unconstitutional action, but I digress. “Vehement disagreements” to follow in the comments section.

The left’s anger over reducing recommended isolation time was exacerbated by the change coming after Delta CEO Ed Bastian called on the CDC to make the change.


FYI: The CDC only made this change after being asked to do so by the multimillionaire CEO of Delta Airlines.

CEO Ed Bastian’s annual bonus is tied to on-time performance, which has taken a huge hit because all of his staff are testing positive.

I suspect Delta Airlines have way more influence than they should because they are based in Atlanta (CDC hq)… Delta shouldn’t be able to lobby the CDC like this!!

Poor Twitter dudes. They appear to be a tad too high-strung.

Atlantic writer Jemele Hill was beside herself, as well.

[E]very media outlet should include that Delta CEO Ed Bastain asked the CDC to reduce the recommended quarantine time from 10 days to 5 for vaccinated people because of workforce impact. That’s not a health decision. The media needs to frame it that way every time.

You know, being the renowned COVID expert Hill is and all.


And what hyperbolic left-wing loon meltdown would be worth its weight in hilarity if at least one member of the Squad didn’t join the festivities? In this case, nutbag Rashida Tlaib, who took it upon her smug self to interpret what the CDC was really saying with its announcement.

[The CDC]  is saying “we need people back to work quicker even if they are still sick.” Is this based on public health and science? Or is this in response to corporations like Delta who asked for shorter times?

Uh-huh. Rashida Tlaib pays about as much attention to science as Michael Moore pays to a nutrition label on a Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese.

“Hillary Fan” just went bottom line.

**Warning: strong language.”

Oh, I almost forgot — the random dude who wants Fauci and the CDC to be indicted for mass murder:


Incidentally, the guy includes the following two quotes on his Twitter profile:

“Be as radical as reality.” — Lenin

“Capitalism will not inform the future of this planet.” — Angela Davis

Obviously an intellectual.

And finally, according to “The Original Skin Doll” — a “blue-check,” no less — evil corporate America is now going to “weaponize” the new CDC guideline.

You ‘spose this guy is aware that the Democrat Party and its sock puppets in the liberal media have weaponized COVID for nearly two years? Never mind. Silly question.

Finally, “Susan of Texas” was pretty cranky, as well.

Maybe you don’t believe me when I tell you that rich people kill you for money, but will you believe the rich people when they tell you? Because they couldn’t make it any more clear unless they shot you and took your wallet.


On and on it goes, but here’s the bottom line:


The left “embraces the science” only when the science embraces the left’s narrative. When it does not, science is to be ignored, manipulated, dismissed out of hand, or bald-faced lied about it.

My course, “Understanding Liberals 101,” explains it, perfectly. Application of facts, data, history, logic, or common sense to anything associated with the Left can only lead to confusion on the part of anyone foolish enough to try it.

Anyway, it will be interesting to observe the left’s treatment of the Little COVID King after he crawls out from under the bus.

Related on RedState:

Media Whines About New Study Finding Omicron Hard to Distinguish From Common Cold

The Left Roots for the Worst as Omicron Fails to Deliver

No One Is Scared of Omicron and Even Some Doctors are Shrugging It Off


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