(Tea Party PAC) – The notorious Dr. Fauci has struck again.
The famously inconsistent and habitually wrong immunologist, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes for Health has yet again flip-flopped on one of the key issues surrounding precautions taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Now, Fauci, the lead immunologist on President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force, is saying that there is “no reason” that the majority of Americans shouldn’t be able to vote in person for November’s general election.
“I think if carefully done, according to the guidelines, there’s no reason that I can see why that not be the case,” Fauci said this week during an interview with ABC News, as reported by BizPac Review.
“If you go and wear a mask, if you observe the physical distancing, and don’t have a crowded situation, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t be able to do that,” he said.
He added that those who are “compromised physically or otherwise” should not go in-person if they feel uncomfortable doing so and should rather use a mail-in option.
Nonetheless, he said, “there’s no reason why we shouldn’t be able to vote in person or otherwise.”
That’s quite a different take from April when Fauci told CNN he couldn’t “guarantee” that voting in person would be safe.
“Do you think it will be safe in November for voters to physically go to vote at the polls?” Jake Tapper, the CNN host, asked.
“I hope so, Jake. I can’t guarantee it.”
“There is always the possibility, as we get into next fall and the beginning of early winter, that we could see a rebound,” he added.
“Hopefully, what we have gone through now and the capability that we have for much, much better testing capability, much better surveillance capability, and the ability to respond with countermeasures with drugs that work, that it will be an entirely different ball game,” Fauci said.
“I hope we don’t have a rebound that would make this very difficult as we get into November. But if we do — and there certainly is a possibility — hopefully we’ll be able to respond in a much more effective way than what we’ve seen now in January, February, March.”
In fact, parts of the country appear to have experienced a ‘new surge’ in COVID-19 cases, but the greater numbers are also just as likely due to a dramatic rise in testing, as President Trump has often suggested.