Sinclair TV Stations Across the Country Set to Air Fauci Conspiracy Theory Next Weekend
Sinclair Broadcasting group is forcing local stations to air a segment with Batshit crazy Dr. Mikovits, who was featured telling lies in the discredited conspiracy theory fakeumentary “Plandemic” that essentially accuses Dr. Fauci of creating corona virus.
Update: Per AP, Sinclair will not be airing the show this weekend, but will make some alterations and go with it next weekend.
New York (CNN Business)Local television stations owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group are set to air a conspiracy theory over the weekend that suggests Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top expert on infectious diseases, was responsible for the creation of the coronavirus.
Fauci says he is receiving “not only hate mail, but actual serious threats against me.”
“I mean against my family, my daughters, my wife,” he said. The baseless conspiracy theory is set to air on stations across the country in a segment during the program “America This Week” hosted by Eric Bolling. The show, which is posted online before it is broadcast over the weekend, is distributed to Sinclair Broadcast Group’s network of local television stations, one of the largest in the country. A survey by Pew Research Group earlier this year showed that local news was a vital source of information on the coronavirus for many Americans, and more trusted than the media overall.Why Sinclair matters: Local news is Americans’ No. 1 news source In this week’s episode of the show, Bolling spoke with Judy Mikovits, the medical researcher featured in the discredited “Plandemic” video that went viral earlier this year and which was banned from platforms such as Facebook and YouTube. Throughout the segment, the on-screen graphic read, “DID DR. FAUCI CREATE COVID-19?”