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    Trust the experts!

    In mid-February,

    Fauci doesn't want people to worry about coronavirus, the danger of which is "just minuscule." But he does want them to take precautions against the "influenza outbreak, which is having its second wave."
    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...ds/4787209002/
    Idiots: "But Drumpf was flip flopping, and did not take it seriously! Trust the experts!!!!!!!!!!!"

    Demi: Half the '''''''''''''''''''experts'''''''''''''' pivoted from 'not a serious threat' and 'keep planes flying' to 'millions of deaths' and 'shut it all down'. Idiots.
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    Seems there is a problem with your link. It does not lead to the article but to the main page.
    "That is the little thing, the small thing, which Trump demands of his followers: To call hot cold. To call black white. To call wrong right." Michael Gerson

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    Quote Originally Posted by Charles View Post
    Seems there is a problem with your link. It does not lead to the article but to the main page.
    Thanks, fixed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by demi-conservative View Post
    In mid-February,



    Idiots: "But Drumpf was flip flopping, and did not take it seriously! Trust the experts!!!!!!!!!!!"

    Demi: Half the '''''''''''''''''''experts'''''''''''''' pivoted from 'not a serious threat' and 'keep planes flying' to 'millions of deaths' and 'shut it all down'. Idiots.
    It's very simple: we're only supposed to trust the experts when they say something that is useful for criticizing Trump.
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    Quote Originally Posted by demi-conservative View Post
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    Idiots: "But Drumpf was flip flopping, and did not take it seriously! Trust the experts!!!!!!!!!!!"

    Demi: Half the '''''''''''''''''''experts'''''''''''''' pivoted from 'not a serious threat' and 'keep planes flying' to 'millions of deaths' and 'shut it all down'. Idiots.
    Charles: It seems many people have very different reasons for not putting too much trust in Fauci. This link did not make me trust him more. Thanks for sharing.
    "That is the little thing, the small thing, which Trump demands of his followers: To call hot cold. To call black white. To call wrong right." Michael Gerson

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    I get a kick out of this...

    Short of that, Fauci says skip the masks unless you are contagious, don't worry about catching anything from Chinese products and certainly don't avoid Chinese people or restaurants.

    Whenever you have the threat of a transmissible infection, there are varying degrees from understandable to outlandish extrapolations of fear," Fauci said.
    Man, oh, man. You just got to love it.
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    Just because an expert gets something wrong that doesn't mean that their advice or the training they underwent is not valuable.

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    Folks don't typically veer from one extreme to another though, unless they were REALLY wrong. And I think it's the fact that Trump got so much flak for downplaying it because "he wasn't listening to the experts."
    "I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole, it was like... we had entire training courses. It reminds you of the glory of the American experiment." - Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State (source).

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheWall View Post
    Just because an expert gets something wrong that doesn't mean that their advice or the training they underwent is not valuable.
    Important and very true point. And it is worth noting that Fauci has been rather cautious to point to the uncertainties in some of his following statements. And when talking about experts it is of course important to be aware of the level of expertice or certainties on the given area.

    Demi still has a good point when pointing out that in this particular case Fauci said things along the same "downplaying" lines that Trump did.
    "That is the little thing, the small thing, which Trump demands of his followers: To call hot cold. To call black white. To call wrong right." Michael Gerson

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