Politics

Disney Documentary On Fauci Getting Brutal Reviews

The new Disney documentary on Doctor Anthony Fauci is getting some brutal reviews from viewers on Rotten Tomatoes.

The documentary features Fauci, the Biden administration’s top infectious disease specialist, and chronicles his career and rise as a public figure during the pandemic.

Disney describes the Fauci documentary as “a revealing portrait of one of our most dedicated public servants, whose work saved millions.”

Top critics on Rotten Tomatoes seem to agree with that assessment, but audience reviews have come to a different conclusion, giving an ‘audience score’ of just 2%.

REVIEW: Former Trump Advisor Peter Navarro Says He Told President Multiple Times To Fire Fauci

Disney’s Fauci Documentary Getting Bad Viewer Reviews

Audience Reviews on the Fauci documentary weren’t nearly as kind as those coming from actual critics on the Rotten Tomatoes site.

“I expected some propaganda and ended up with a sizable helping,” one reviewer wrote.

“It was less informative as a documentary on Fauci and felt more like a long advertisement for a political candidate,” another wrote.

Other reviews suggested Disney missed an opportunity to actually dive deep into Fauci’s role in leading America down a path of pandemic fatigue and skepticism.

The documentary “does not ask the hard questions” or “challenge his lies” one reviewer accuses.

“It is the most blatant propaganda doc of this sort I have ever seen in my life,” another wrote. “Not one critical thing to say, everything is Fauci as moral crusader vs. an uncomprehending and scornful world.”

RELATED: Rand Paul Says Fauci Lied To Congress After Report Shows U.S. Funded Wuhan Coronavirus Research

Former Adviser Told Trump to Fire Fauci

Peter Navarro, a former trade adviser to Donald Trump, recently slammed Doctor Anthony Fauci as an “evil” man whom he advised the former President to fire on at least two occasions.

“Make no mistake about this,” Navarro continued. “He is evil because he was at the American bureaucracy that used taxpayer dollars” to pursue gain-of-function experiments – an allegation Fauci has denied.

Fauci has been accused of lying to Congress about U.S. funding for coronavirus research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Internal documents obtained by The Intercept through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit show the NIH provided a “bat coronavirus grant” to a group called the EcoHealth Alliance.

Fauci repeatedly insisted during Senate testimony that the research funded by the NIH at the Wuhan lab did not qualify as “gain-of-function.”

Senator Rand Paul has consistently accused Dr. Fauci of “lying” during his Senate testimony.

“You do not know what you are talking about quite frankly and I want to say that officially,” Fauci responded.

Brian Lowry, a CNN critic, disagreed with the audience reviews of the Disney documentary and said detractors “have seemingly twisted [Fauci’s] image beyond recognition in their attempts to demonize him.”

 

Now is the time to support and share the sources you trust.
The Political Insider ranks #15 on Feedspot’s “Top 70 Conservative Political Blogs, Websites & Influencers in 2021.”

Rusty Weiss

Rusty Weiss is a freelance writer focusing on the conservative movement and its political agenda. He has been following and analyzing the political climate for several years, and his writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, FoxNews.com and more.

Recent Posts

Woke on Steroids: Vanderbilt University Prof Claims Math is Racist White Supremacy and Anti-Gay

Remember when we used to hear professors and scientists talk about how math was the…

8 hours ago

Watch: Biden Judge Nominee Can’t Answer Basic Questions About the Constitution

By Dr. Derek Ellerman More and more often, I encounter "normies" - normal people who…

8 hours ago

Trump Slams Biden’s Escalation, Sending Tanks to Ukraine: Warns Next ‘Come the Nukes’

Donald Trump slammed the decision by President Biden to send 31 Abrams M1 tanks to…

11 hours ago

Report: Consumer Confidence Dwindles as Economic Fears Rise

By Glenn Minnis (The Center Square) Consumers feel 13% less confident about their financial outlook…

12 hours ago

Cory Booker Mocked After Claiming More Americans Died from Gun Violence in 50 Years Than All Wars Combined

Senator Cory Booker was questioned by viewers after claiming to have witnessed more deaths from…

12 hours ago

Frustrated by Police Inaction, Pro-Lifers Take Up the Work of Law Enforcement

By James Varney for RealClearInvestigations Last June a firebomb ripped through the CompassCare crisis pregnancy center…

13 hours ago