“When Donald Trump was president, Operation Warp Speed was an own-the-libs triumph,” he wrote, referencing the Trump White House program to accelerate the development and production of shots to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic.
Goldberg, editor-in-chief for The Dispatch, recalled Ingraham on her show in November saying “the stunning success of President Trump’s Operation Warp Speed caught team apocalypse totally off guard. Don’t you love it?”
But “now she and many other right-wing media figures are engaged in fearmongering over the alleged dangers of vaccines we wouldn’t have, were it not for Trump,” Goldberg added.
On her show, Ingraham has baselessly claimed coronavirus lockdowns are conditioning the public for future climate crisis-related ones, called warnings about surging infections “disinformation” and told viewers to just “move on” from the pandemic while cases were soaring.
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