Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, is once again attacking the nation’s top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, this time calling him a “petty tyrant” after Fauci said over the weekend that it’s still not ok for vaccinated people to eat indoors.
“Fauci continues to ignore 100 years of vaccine science,” Paul wrote in a tweet. “His only real theme is “do what I say” even when it makes no sense. If you’ve recovered or been vaccinated – go about your life. Eat, drink, work, open the schools. Enough with the petty tyrants!”
During an appearance on MSNBC Sunday evening, Fauci said it is not ok for people who have been vaccinated against COVID to eat-in or drink at indoor restaurants.
“For the simple reason that the level of infection, the dynamic of infection in the community are still really disturbingly high,” Fauci said.
If you are vaccinated, Fauci said, “please remember that you still have to be careful and not get involved in crowded situations, particularly indoors where people are not wearing masks.”
Dr. Fauci and Paul have clashed several times on the issue of wearing mask, school re-opening, and the accuracy of COVID data from states, during congressional hearings about the country’s response to the pandemic.