Source: AP Photo/Susan Walsh.
By Rebecca Downs
WATCH — Fauci PRAISES communist China’s draconian lockdowns.
“Early on, [China] was saying — and I think accurately — that they were doing better than anybody else.” pic.twitter.com/yM4WYAIw34
— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) April 13, 2022
Fauci then went on to further discuss these “problems” with lockdowns. If you were hoping for him to call out the egregious human rights abuses, though, you’d be sorely mistaken.
“But lockdown has its consequences,” Fauci continued. “You use lockdowns to get people vaccinated, so that when you open up, you won’t have a surge of infections, because you’re dealing with an immunologically naive population to the virus, because they’ve not really been exposed, because of the lockdown.”
What’s the problem with China? Fauci says it’s their vaccines. “The problem is that the vaccines that they’ve been using are not nearly as effective as the vaccines that are used in the United States, the U.K., the E.U., and other places. So they don’t have the degree of protection that’s optimal,” he offers.
The full interview is available on MSNBC.com, with this segment taking place toward the end. While there was a technical difficulty during which Fauci was discussing how older populations are affected, it doesn’t appear that Fauci raised concerns about the draconian situation that the Chinese people are enduring.
What the?? This video taken yesterday in Shanghai, China, by the father of a close friend of mine. She verified its authenticity: People screaming out of their windows after a week of total lockdown, no leaving your apartment for any reason. pic.twitter.com/iHGOO8D8Cz
— Patrick Madrid ✌🏼 (@patrickmadrid) April 9, 2022
Above is the tweeted footage that Mitchell perhaps should have discussed with Fauci. There’s also been footage of meowing cats tied up in bags and left on the street, and a dog being beaten to death after his owners were infected with the virus.
China was also in the news for its “Zero COVID” policies during the Winter Olympic Games earlier this year, as it subjected athletes unlucky enough to test positive for the Wuhan coronavirus to quarantine in inhumane conditions. Other countries striving to achieve that, such as Australia and New Zealand, have also been criticized for their infringement upon civil liberties in the name of “Zero COVID.”