Acclaimed journalist and New York Times best-selling author Kurt Eichenwald hopes that anyone who attends a New Year's Eve Party and gets Covid, "suffers, & dies alone."
· Dec 31, 2020 ·

The Covid hysteria is strong in this one.

I should point out up front, partly because he himself constantly points it out, that his brother-in-law died of Covid. That, of course, is a tragedy and anyone who mocks it or makes light of it is behaving as badly as he is.

But he wields it like a gamer's enchanted sword.

Everyone has had personal tragedy in their life. Everyone. But not everyone lashes out in a childish fury at everyone and everything. Personal tragedy is not some get-out-of-jail-free card for awful behavior.

We should expect more of any adult, and perhaps a "New York Times best-selling" author in particular.

I have so much hate in my heart tonight.

That's when you power down the phone, and take a break from social media for a while.

My sister, widowed by COVID, has Covid because of antimaskers.

No, she doesn't. She has Covid because of the Chinese Communist Party. I have yet to find a single condemnation of the CCP on his Twitter feed. It very well might be there, buried underneath a disturbing obsession he has with Missouri Senator Josh Hawley.

@HawleyMO & his ilk are working to harm America.

Like that, only x1000.

In fact, just a quick aside:

Their descendants must learn to be embarrassed as word of their sedition is laid out to everyone they know & ever work for and in history books.

There are dozens of tweets like that, just from yesterday.

Anyway, enough of that detour into his Hawley Derangement Syndrome, and back to his Covid Derangement Syndrome.

I wish them & their loved ones all the pain & misery they inflicted on this country.

"Their loved ones."

Imagine if his sister dies of Covid, he'll be calling for pain and misery to be visited upon not only loved ones, but friends, acquaintances, the UPS guy who delivers their packages, and a possible carpet bombing of his home town.

Speaking of which, this is how he behaved regarding Dr. Drew's announcement that he had Covid. (Screencaps so I could clean it up.)

"You helped kill my brother-in-law."


My brother in law made one reasonable mistake. He died. Alone.

These two tweets were made less than 24 hours apart.

Some more Christian compassion.

"Let them die on the street. Save the innocent, not their killers."

Oops, did I say... "Christian?"

Here is Matthew 25:41-46

For I was hungry and you gave me nothing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink, Dr. Fauci told you to wear a mask, and you did not.

'Whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.' "Then they will go away to eternal punishment, but the righteous to eternal life.

Your copy might be different from his.

I've screen-capped all these tweets on the notion that he'd have the good sense to delete them. He hasn't as of yet, with the possible exception of this one, which I have not been able to track down again on his feed.

It's at a moment like this I want to find an antimasker and beat them to death.

Leaving aside a New York Times best-selling author's difficulty with verb conjugation, this is a bit... dark.

There's more along these lines, a lot more, but I think that's enough.

I did not present this purely for the shock value, although there certainly is that. It's important to think about this with care.

First, you don't get blanket immunity to behave this way due to a personal tragedy. As I said at the beginning, we have all experienced tragedy.

Second, you certainly don't get to use it as a political weapon. At one point, he accuses Dr. Drew of helping to kill his brother-in-law and yet conceded the day before that his brother-in-law had "made one reasonable mistake."

Regardless, Dr. Drew is not an accomplice.

Third, antimaskers are not complicit in murder. I assume Eichenwald is a lover of science, and if he is, he knows that asymptomatic people are not superspreaders, and masks themselves are of limited effectiveness.

"Antimaskers" did not get his sister infected, to make that charge is absurd, to go further and want to kill someone or see their loved ones suffer is unhinged.

Fourth, this isn't some nobody with 100 followers (ahem), he has over half a million. This is someone people respect, support, and cheer on. People don't behave this way without an agreeable audience, and they certainly don't behave this way if there were people to make it clear that this is unacceptable.

This is just an example of the hate and vitriol, of the hysterics and panic, that is being spread by people with, I believe, both sincere, and ulterior motives.

And really, it has to stop.


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