Tag Archives: SCott Atlas

DeSantis Again Meets With Prominent Covidiots After YouTube Axed Video Of Last Meeting For Disinformation

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports: After YouTube took down a video last week of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ coronavirus roundtable because of misinformation about mask-wearing, DeSantis doubled down Monday and invited those same panelists back to the state Capitol for more discussion. The move plays into DeSantis’ recent push to punish “big tech” for censorship of conservatives. The most controversial panelist …

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DeSantis Assembles COVID Quacks To Praise Him

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis assembled a group of scientists who backed his COVID policies at a Thursday roundtable, where they assured him he was taking the right steps on the disease. The group included Dr. Scott Atlas, the Stanford radiologist whose skepticism on the value of masks and optimistic forecasts on the pandemic won him …

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Covidiot Doc Resigns From Trump’s Pandemic Team

Fox News reports: Dr. Scott Atlas, President Trump’s special adviser on the coronavirus pandemic, formally resigned from his post on Monday, Fox News has learned. Atlas, who spoke with the president on Monday, joined the administration in August, and was considered a Special Government Employee (SGE), serving a 130-day detail. Atlas’ role is set to expire this week. Fox News …

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Stanford University Disavows WH Dr. Scott Atlas

Via press release from Stanford University: The university has been asked to comment on recent statements made by Dr. Scott Atlas, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution who is on leave of absence from that position. Stanford’s position on managing the pandemic in our community is clear. We support using masks, social distancing, and conducting surveillance and diagnostic testing. …

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WH Doc Calls For “Rising Up” Against Michigan Gov

CNN reports: White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Scott Atlas criticized Michigan’s new Covid-19 restrictions in a tweet shortly after they were announced Sunday evening, urging people to “rise up” against the new public health measures. His message — which runs counter to the consensus of public health officials — is likely to fuel new tension between the White …

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White House Doc Ridicules “Embarrassing” Fauci

Mediaite reports: During an interview with the Washington Post this week, Fauci praised 2020 Democratic nominee Joe Biden for taking the coronavirus pandemic “seriously from a public health perspective,” before he went on the attack against Atlas, saying, “I have real problems with that guy.” “He’s a smart guy who’s talking about things that I believe he doesn’t have any …

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WH Doc: “All Lockdowns Do Are Really Kill People”

“I think at some point, the policymakers have to realize the massive — really — failure of our public health officials. Lockdowns do not eliminate the virus. “All lockdowns do are destroy families, really kill people, miss medical care that’s very serious, destroy the children, and then, after you open up the lockdown, the virus is still there — and …

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REPORT: Birx Tried To Get Covidiot WH Doc Removed

The Washington Post reports: As summer faded into autumn and the novel coronavirus continued to ravage the nation unabated, Scott Atlas, a neuroradiologist whose commentary on Fox News led President Trump to recruit him to the White House, consolidated his power over the government’s pandemic response. Atlas shot down attempts to expand testing. He openly feuded with other doctors on …

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Trump Task Force Dr. Scott Atlas: “Masks Work? NO”

CNN reports: White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Scott Atlas sought to undermine the importance of face masks on Saturday as coronavirus cases spike across the US. Atlas wrote in a tweet, “Masks work? NO” followed by a series of misrepresentations about the science behind the effectiveness of masks in combating the pandemic. The tweet links to an article …

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CDC Head Heard Ripping Lies By Task Force Doctor

NBC News reports: The director of the CDC has grown increasingly concerned that President Donald Trump, pushed by a new member of his coronavirus task force, is sharing incorrect information about the pandemic with the public. Dr. Robert Redfield suggested in a conversation with a colleague Friday that Dr. Scott Atlas is arming Trump with misleading data about a range …

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Trump Advisor Hired After Fox Appearances Pushes White House To Adopt “Herd Immunity” COVID Plan

The Washington Post reports: One of President Trump’s top medical advisers is urging the White House to embrace a controversial “herd immunity” strategy to combat the pandemic, which would entail allowing the coronavirus to spread through most of the population to quickly build resistance to the virus, while taking steps to protect those in nursing homes and other vulnerable populations, …

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Doc Now Advising Trump Downplays Testing, Masks

Politico reports: Dr. Scott Atlas warns against coronavirus overreaction and hysteria, pushes for the reopening of schools and sports leagues and downplays the need for broader testing to root out the virus. Unlike bigger-name, more circumspect public health officials, who’ve watched their luster dim at the White House, Atlas has become a star adviser in President Donald Trump’s inner circle …

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