“The Five” co-host Jesse Watters mentioned Wednesday that he wouldn’t be stunned if the nation sees a surge in coronavirus circumstances after hundreds ignored social distancing pointers in current days to protest the loss of life of George Floyd.
“If there’s a second wave, it’s on the left,” Watters mentioned. “They went out there and rioted. They probably spread the disease. They burned down 70 testing sites, they set the economic recovery back big time.”
Watters made the remark after Dr. Anthony Fauci known as the protests a “perfect recipe” for coronavirus unfold. Dr. Deborah Birx, President Trump’s coronavirus response coordinator, additionally estimated Monday that 70 testing websites had been destroyed by rioters, which she mentioned might set again efforts to include the virus.
DR FAUCI SAYS FLOYD PROTESTS ‘PERFECT RECIPE’ FOR NEW CORONAVIRUS SURGES
Watters mentioned that whereas he understands why many felt compelled to protest, the true accountability lies at the ft of the media, “who in May said ‘no large gatherings over ten [people] and then in June said yeah, 12,000 … 15,000, go for it because racism is deadlier than coronavirus.'”
“Now that Trump is doing rallies, we are back to the ‘coronavirus is coming to get you,” he added. “I just don’t know how deadly and contagious it is, because it wasn’t taken that seriously by the so-called ‘experts’ when you have thousands of people in the streets.”
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Co-host Dana Perino additionally known as out media members who criticized President Trump’s resolution to renew holding marketing campaign rallies.
“Maybe he should call them protests,” she recommended, “because then the media would probably come along for that.”
Fox Information’ Brie Stimson contributed to this report.