That’s what CNN’s Sanjay Gupta had to say about the blundering convergence of science and politics going on right now. The network’s Chief Medical Correspondent joined New Day last week to discuss Trump’s latest falsehood: that drinking bleach might cleanse COVID-19 patients of the virus.

Gupta lamented that members of the scientific community weren’t stepping up more proactively to decry Trump’s lies. He remarked, “I don’t know how they continue to do the job sometimes because they just have to spend as much time spinning around this stuff as they do actually talking about the science”

You can see the President’s original comments and the CNN segment that followed here: