Indeed, earth’s most famous epidemiologist went so far as to say Fox News should fire Watters “on the spot” when pressed by co-host John Berman.
As Mediaite reports:
During the speech, Watters described how ordinary citizens could create a viral moment by confronting Fauci in public, and filming it. But he used violent metaphors to do so:
The left’s response was predictable.
Berman told Fauci that “Jesse Waters, who is a Fox News entertainer, was giving a speech to a conservative group where he talked about you, and suggested to the crowd that they ambush you with what he said was some kind of rhetorical kill shot. That was his exact word.”
Fauci called the comment “horrible,” and lamented “that just is such a reflection of the craziness that goes on in society.”
Dr. Anthony Fauci says Fox News’ Jesse Watters should “be fired on the spot” for telling a crowd to “ambush” Fauci with “the kill shot.”— The Recount (@therecount) December 21, 2021
But, he adds: “He’s gonna go, very likely, unaccountable. I mean, whatever network he’s on is not going to do anything for him.” pic.twitter.com/K3X0V3jZdM
Conservatives made sure that liberals didn’t get away with glossing over the “rhetorical” aspect of Watters’ remarks—and that they had NOTHING to do with harming Dr. Fauci.
So, what do you think? And who’s side are you on: Team Watters or Team Fauci?