There’s no doubt the scientific community has been struck with Trump Derangement Syndrome, but reading the latest screed against the administration over its coronavirus response raises questions about whose pocket one of the most prominent scientific journals may be in.
For the first time since its founding in 1812, The New England Journal of Medicine has taken a position on a presidential election. Titled “Dying in a Leadership Vacuum,” it’s no surprise which direction it’s taking, though it does not name either political candidate. What is surprising about its criticism, however, is how pro-China it is.
We see you selling out to China & promoting their fraudulent narrative. Noted.
— Jordan Schachtel (@JordanSchachtel) October 8, 2020
Right off the bat, we’re told about the “magnitude” of the administration’s failure in the U.S. in terms of the number of COVID-19 deaths — “far exceeding the numbers in much larger countries, such