Fox News contributor tells Dr. Fauci to try to keep quiet

WSJ columnist Bill McGurn: “We don't have the measures yet to know the full impact in how we're doing”

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Citation From the July 10, 2020, edition of Fox News' Special Report

JOHN ROBERTS (GUEST ANCHOR): Fauci said, Bill, that the reason he hasn't been on television lately is because he's not afraid to speak his mind. Is Fauci the person that the president should be having a very public argument with? 

BILL MCGURN (FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR, WALL STREET JOURNAL COLUMNIST): Well, I don't think so, but my advice for people advising the White House is in a role especially like this, if it's not necessary to say it's necessary not to say.

I mean, the truth is we don't have the measures yet to know the full impact in how we're doing because it would include economic impact, it would include people that died, say, for not being able -- for not wanting to go to the hospital. So, we don't even know that.

And the other hand it's sort of a classic story, doctors focus on health. If you listen to your dentist'd you be flossing for 22 hours a day, okay? But most people have other things they have to balance like the president so it's not unusual for a doctor to be taking a stricter view than a politician.