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WATCH: Dr. Fauci Throws Disastrous First Pitch At MLB Game; Players Kneel For Black Lives Matter
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 23: Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the game between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Washington, District of Columbia.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, threw a disastrous first pitch on Thursday night when the Washington Nationals hosted the New York Yankees.

Turning Point USA Chief Creative Officer Benny Johnson posted the video on Twitter, writing, “Fauci’s first pitch was about as accurate and disciplined as his preparations and predictions for the China Virus.”


Players from both teams kneeled to pay tribute to the Black Lives Matter movement, a far-left organization.

The Twitter account for Major League Baseball tweeted: “Today, and every day, we come together as brothers. As equals, all with the same goal – to level the playing field. To change the injustices. Equality is not just a word. It’s our right! Today we stand as men from 25 nations on 6 continents. Today, we are one.”

Black Lives Matter leaders have admitted to being “trained Marxists” and one leader threatened to “burn down the system” if “this country doesn’t give us what we want.”

The organization states on its website:

We disrupt the Western-prescribed nuclear family structure requirement by supporting each other as extended families and “villages” that collectively care for one another, especially our children, to the degree that mothers, parents, and children are comfortable.

The Heritage Foundation adds:

A partner organization, the Movement for Black Lives, or M4BL, calls for abolishing all police and all prisons. It also calls for a “progressive restructuring of tax codes at the local, state and federal levels to ensure a radical and sustainable redistribution of wealth.”

Another M4BL demand is “the retroactive decriminalization, immediate release and record ­expungement of all drug-related offenses and prostitution and reparations for the devastating impact of the ‘war on drugs’ and criminalization of prostitution.”

Online, Fauci was widely mocked over the disastrous pitch, including from left-wing media.

CNN’s John Harwood tweeted, “How is this possible? Fauci’s an athlete.”

Donald Trump Jr. tweeted: “Just a bit outside!!!”

Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) tweeted: “Fauci’s first pitch came closer to the plate than any of his COVID-19 predictions.”

Political commentator Steve Deace tweeted: “If that’s not a metaphor for Fauci’s ‘public service’ during this pandemic I don’t know what is.”

The Blaze’s Tyler Cardon tweeted: “You can’t convince me this man had ever thrown a baseball before this attempt.”

Political commentator Dave Rubin responded, “‘Never throw a baseball while wearing a mask.’ —- Dr. Fauci, tomorrow, probably.”

Political commentator Mike Cernovich tweeted: “Never a straight shot from Fauci.”

Free Beacon reporter David Rutz tweeted: “I cannot wait for Trump’s tweet about Fauci’s first pitch. I’m legitimately excited about it.”

Political commentator John Cardillo tweeted: “Obama: ‘Damn, I throw like a five year old girl.’ Fauci: ‘Hold my juice box.'”

Washington Examiner editor Seth Mandel tweeted: “Give Fauci a break. Who do you expect him to be on a baseball field, George Bush?”

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