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Dr. Fauci's COVID Christmas Threat Must be the Final Straw

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Put the Dr. Anthony Fauci Christmas tree ornament away. America's inconsistent COVID expert may want to cancel Christmas.

On Sunday's edition of CBS's Face The Nation, host Margaret Brennan asked Fauci if "we can gather for Christmas, or it's just too soon to tell?"

"You know, Margaret, it's just too soon to tell," Fauci answered.

No, it isn't.

Fauci and the Biden administration keep indulging in authoritarian impulses that are turning COVID from a public health threat into a civil liberties one. This is all going too far.

For the last several weeks, hundreds of thousands of sports fans have met at stadiums across the country to watch college and professional football. Heading into the season, media outlets and public officials focused on the COVID threat of these large crowds. They said the games could become super spreaders.

Yet there were no notable follow-ups from those outlets, politicians or public health officials—because the games were not super-spreader events. Despite the more contagious Delta variant, and a significant lack of social distancing and masking, COVID was not the inevitable threat we were told it was.

How often have we been told the threat is real or warned not to engage in a specific activity, only for the danger to never materialize and no one follow up to explain the lack of health consequences?

With 56 percent of the country fully vaccinated and almost 65 percent with at least one shot, the COVID messaging makes no sense. It's not merely contradictory—it's sending the message that vaccines do not successfully keep you out of the hospital or out of a body bag.

We are told that the vaccinated must be protected from the........

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