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During his radio show on Monday, Howard Stern offered his endorsement for Joe Biden, and proceeded to suggest that Trump supporters should “take disinfectant” and “drop dead” according to The Daily Wire.
“I would love it if Donald would get on TV and take an injection of Clorox and let’s see if his theory works,” Stern said on his Sirius-XM talk show. “Hold a big rally, say f*** this coronavirus, with all of his followers, and let them hug each other and kiss each other and have a big rally.”
“A big cocktail of disinfectant,“ said sidekick Robin Quivers.
“Yeah,” Stern said. “And all take disinfectant and all drop dead.”
“I am all-in on Joe Biden,” Stern said, according to The Daily Beast.
“You see the wall that’s right next to you? I’ll vote for the wall over a guy who tells me that I should pour Clorox into my mouth. Listen, I think we are in deep s***. I think we could have been ahead of this curve.”
Both Stern and Quivers openly ridiculed the commander in chief for his comments during a White House press briefing.
“And then I see the disinfectant, where it knocks it out in a minute,” Trump said. “One minute. And is there a way we can do something like that, by injection inside or almost a cleaning? Because you see it gets in the lungs and it does a tremendous number on the lungs. So it would be interesting to check that. So, that, you’re going to have to use medical doctors with, but it sounds interesting to me.”
“I don’t recognize any of this as being Republican, I don’t recognize it as being anything political. I see it as insanity,” Stern said. “I don’t know what is going on there, but I don’t have a good feeling.”
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Trump’s comments came after Bill Bryan, head of the science and technology directorate at the Department of Homeland Security, discussed the findings of the federal government’s study on the effects of sunlight, humidity and temperature on the coronavirus, as well as disinfectants.
“We’re also testing disinfectants readily available. We’ve tested bleach, we’ve tested isopropyl alcohol on the virus, specifically in saliva or in respiratory fluids. And I can tell you that bleach will kill the virus in five minutes; isopropyl alcohol will kill the virus in 30 seconds, and that’s with no manipulation, no rubbing — just spraying it on and letting it go. You rub it and it goes away even faster. We’re also looking at other disinfectants, specifically looking at the COVID-19 virus in saliva,” Bryan said.
Stern, a self-confessed germaphobe, has been telling listeners for weeks that the coronovirus crisis is going to last for two years. And he later told a caller it has nothing to do with politics.