Lemme just say; Scrooge ain’t got nothin’ on Dr. Andrew Pastewski, the Intensive Care Unit Medical Director at Jackson South Medical Center in Kendall, Florida.
When asked by CNN host Erica Hill on Christmas Eve what message he might share with America during the Christmas season, Pastewski snarled, “Bah humbug!”
— Josh Faust (@JarshFarst) December 24, 2020
Okay, that’s not actually what the ICU doc said, but it might as well have been.
Here’s how it went down.
“What’s your message? It’s Christmas Eve; it’s not the only holiday obviously happening this month and in the coming days.
“There’s a lot that people want to celebrate and they want to find joy somewhere.
“What’s your message to Americans this morning based on what you see and what you hope to see in the coming year?”
Pastewski got right down to the business of telling Americans to expect coal in their stocking on Christmas morning and by all means, give up the silly notion of having fun.
“Christmas should not be fun this year, okay?” Dr. Pastewski curtly replied, right out of the gate. “This should be part of the negative  that we’ve had.”
Despite Dr. Doom all but telling 331 million Americans that he hopes we have a miserable Christmas, Pastowski pointed to the vaccine as a reason for hope in 2021.
“But we should see the hope of New Year’s 2021 that the vaccine is here, we are getting it. Let’s stay diligent, get the vaccine, and move forward to a 2021 where we don’t have to wear masks and we can all be safe and start to return to a normal life.
“It just requires a little more work, a little more mask-wearing, a little more staying at home, — not seeing the older people — and we’ll get there. And it will be one of America’s great triumphs to have gotten over this period, which is one of America’s worst periods.”
“A little more.” Translation: A lot more of Corn Pop’s addled old pal, Gavin Newsom, Andrew Cuomo, Gretchen Whitmer, Phil Murphy, Kate Brown & Co., dictatorially telling you what can and cannot do as long as they can get away with trying to control your every move.
And for the love of God, stay away from old people!
Dr. Andrew Pastewski's advice for the holidays?
“Christmas should not be fun this year." pic.twitter.com/6uclOa5tmt
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) December 24, 2020
Too bad this guy didn’t pursue a career as a motivational speaker, right?
You ‘spose Pastewski knows it’s possible to have fun with friends and loved ones, even while being subjected to draconian shutdowns by Democrat dictators who seem to be in a dictator contest over who can dictate the greatest amount of draconian stuff?
As for the vaccine, The New York Times reported that the Trump administration and Pfizer announced a deal on Wednesday, in which the pharmaceutical company will provide an additional 100 million doses of its vaccine by the end of July, easing a potential shortage.
The agreement, along with orders for a second vaccine, made by Moderna, means the Trump administration has now secured commitments for enough doses to vaccinate roughly 200 million of the 260 million adult Americans who are eligible to be inoculated.
In a Christmas Eve video message, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump praised the vaccine as “truly a Chrismas miracle,” while also thanking the countless Americans, from teachers to first responders, to doctors and nurses, to scientists and others who worked tirelessly in the battle against a global pandemic that has “affected us all.”
In this holy season,” President Trump said, “We thank God for his infinite love.”
“We thank God for his infinite love and we pray that the light of His glory will forever shine on this magnificent land. On behalf of Melania and the entire Trump family, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.”
Meanwhile, move over, Dr. Fauci. In Dr. Andrew Pastewski, The Most Trusted Name in News™ might have found a new hood ornament for the COVID Hysteria Clown Car.