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The Big Lie: How Fauci Instilled Panic and Set the Stage for Lockdowns

By Brownstone Institute


Dr. Anthony Fauci, the key witness in the March 11, 2020, hearing on COVID-19, made false claims about the lethality of COVID-19, generating panic and creating the conditions for an unprecedented national lockdown.

By Jeffrey A. Tucker

Dr. Anthony Fauci is finally gone from his government perch. Let us recall that it was he who set this calamity in motion, squandering his credibility, while taking down public health and much else with it.

More than anyone, he bears responsibility, even if he was acting on others’ behalf. That is especially true if he was carrying out a hidden agenda (take your pick of theories).

There was already growing political and societal panic on March 11, 2020, when the House Oversight and Reform Committee convened a hearing on the new virus circulating. Fauci was the key witness. The only question on everyone’s mind came down to the most primal fear: Am I going to die from this thing, like in the movies?




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