Former CIA director and current MSNBC contributor John Brennan leaped to the defense of Dr. Anthony Fauci after Twitter chief Elon Musk called for his prosecution.
Musk set social media ablaze with his comments. It began with a follower asking when the ‘Twitter Files’ – a series of internal document dumps showing officials at Twitter engaging in rampant censorship of conservatives – was going to tackle COVID information.
“Oh, it is coming bigtime…” Musk tweeted.
The Tesla CEO had also tweeted out a meme of Fauci, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director, and President Biden with the caption, “Just one more lockdown, my king.”
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 11, 2022
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Elon Musk Calls For Fauci to be Prosecuted
It was what Elon Musk tweeted next that sent everybody into a collective uproar.
“My pronouns are Prosecute/Fauci,” Musk wrote.
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When one individual asked, “Will this be explained in a new Twitter Files part?” Musk replied simply, “Yes.”
Fauci, in a recently published deposition, claimed that he never directly advised the Biden administration or Big Tech corporations to censor anti-lockdown posts.
Yet, he would publicly endorse specific policies and social media companies would obediently silence all views in conflict with those policies.
Fauci had trouble with his memory during the deposition, answering “I don’t recall” or “I don’t know” 174 times when asked about emails, interviews, and other relevant information.
My pronouns are Prosecute/Fauci
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 11, 2022
However, not everybody was equally as excited about Fauci being exposed as the fraud he seemingly is.
Enter former CIA spook Brennan, who hailed him as a national treasure worthy of being placed on a pedestal. He seemed to take Musk’s quip as a personal affront.
“Dr. Fauci is a national hero who will be remembered for generations to come for his innate goodness & many contributions to public health,” Brennan claimed.
“Despite your business success, you will be remembered most for fueling public hate & divisions. You may have money, but you have no class.”
Dr. Fauci is a national hero who will be remembered for generations to come for his innate goodness & many contributions to public health
Despite your business success, you will be remembered most for fueling public hate & divisions.
You may have money, but you have no class. https://t.co/0zabyXMERz
— John O. Brennan (@JohnBrennan) December 11, 2022
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Brennan Comes to Fauci’s Defense
The Twitter chief’s first document dumps involved inarguable proof that the platform deliberately censored the Hunter Biden laptop story as directed by the DNC and President Joe Biden’s campaign.
Brennan, as you may know, worked really, really hard to help suppress that story and carry Biden to victory in 2020. He and 50 other intel officials helped feed a media narrative to the media that Hunter Biden’s laptop was ‘Russian disinformation.’
In a letter signed by Brennan and the intelligence officials just weeks before the election, the authors admitted they “do not know if the emails [on Hunter Biden’s laptop] … are genuine” and that they “do not have evidence of Russian involvement.”
Even so, they said, it has “all the classic earmarks of a Russian information operation.”
It didn’t. They knew it. They lied anyway to shut it down. Now Brennan and his colleagues have been exposed by Musk.
Never forget who signed the dishonest election eve letter claiming the emails published by the @nypost from Hunter Biden’s laptop had “all the classic earmarks of a Russian information operation”. pic.twitter.com/xojWjc1qvv
— Miranda Devine (@mirandadevine) March 17, 2022
Brennan’s credibility even prior to all of this had been in shambles.
The Wall Street Journal reported in 2018 that Brennan “has taken credit for launching the Trump investigation” adding he “took the lead on shaping the narrative that Russia was interfering in the election specifically to help Mr. Trump—which quickly evolved into the Trump-collusion narrative.”
We know now that was also a hoax.
“Politics was at the center of that outing, and Mr. #Brennan was a ringmaster. Remember that when reading his next “treason” tweet.”
Brennan and the 2016 Spy Scandal – WSJ @KimStrassel https://t.co/OogJSioMpU pic.twitter.com/Xj6NB0KhF9
— Heather Champion (@winningatmylife) May 14, 2020
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Brennan Gets Wrecked Immediately
Brennan’s feeble response to Musk calling for Fauci to be prosecuted was met hard with mockery by those who view the lead face of America’s COVID response as a fraud.
“Dr Fauci, just like you, is (a) serial liar and you both belong in prison,” wrote a prominent right-leaning social media account.
Dr Fauci, just like you, is serial liar and you both belong in prison.
— Catturd ™ (@catturd2) December 11, 2022
Others took a jab (pun intended) at Brennan’s efforts to suppress the Hunter Biden story.
Remember when you blatantly lied about Hunter Biden’s laptop?
— Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) December 12, 2022
Of all people to speak. You should be embarrassed to even show your face in public.
— David Giglio (@DavidGiglioCA) December 12, 2022
“Your endorsement of Fauci only adds to his negatives,” scoffed conservative columnist Deb Heine.
Your endorsement of Fauci only adds to his negatives.
— Deb Heine, Dissident (@NiceDeb) December 12, 2022
Claremont Institute Fellow David Reaboi fired back calling Fauci and Brennan “two of America’s most hideous villains.”
You are two of America’s most hideous villains.
— David Reaboi, Late Republic Nonsense (@davereaboi) December 11, 2022
As for Musk, he responded to backlash over his other anti-Fauci tweets with a simple observation.
“Truth resonates …” he wrote.
Truth is something you’re not going to find if you’re looking to either Brennan or Fauci for information.
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