There are several immediate problems with Fauci's arguments, including the fact that COVID cases are showing clear signs of a summer resurgence in the same European countries that allegedly tamed the virus through harsh lockdowns in the spring.
It didn't work? Sure enough . . .
The American news media . . . seized on Fauci's narrative, and used it to call for renewed lockdowns. The New York Times and The Washington Post both editorialized in favor of a second stricter wave of nationwide lockdowns lasting until October – this despite there being no clear evidence that lockdowns actually work at taming the virus.
When will they ever learn? When will they ever learn? (Apologies to P. Seeger)