In his latest viral video
, best-selling author Don Winslow
criticizes Rep. Lauren Boebert
(R-Colo.) for her
dangerous rhetoric about COVID-19 vaccines
The 64-second video begins with a now-deleted tweet from Boebert mocking the threat posed by the virus's highly transmissible delta variant
“The simplest way to get rid of the Delta variant is to turn off CNN
,” the conspiracy-theory-supporting lawmaker tweeted last month, adding, “And vote Republican
It then cuts to Boebert railing against President Joe Biden
's door-to-door vaccine drive during her weekend address to the Conservative Political Action Conference
in Dallas, Texas
“Don't come knocking on my door with your Fauci Ouchie,” she said flatly.
The video is intercut with footage of people
mourning loved ones who died during the pandemic
reports on the disease's 600,000+ American victims.
Click here to watch
*NEW VIDEO #LaurenBoebertIsAMonster *SOUND UP!She referred to 600,000 dead Americans as the "Fauci Ouchie"So I made this video. pic.twitter.com/2GMGKUEgR3 — Don Winslow (@donwinslow) July 11, 2021
Winslow, a long-time critic of ex-President Donald Trump
and his enablers, captioned the video with the hashtag #LaurenBoebertIsAMonster.
On Twitter alone, it has over 2 million views.
The video was published prior to Boebert's most recent widely mocked tweet:
— Lauren Boebert (@laurenboebert) July 12, 2021
Critics were not so complimentary:
Tell me you haven't read the book
without saying you haven't read the book https://t.co/Fr0W5wUwcx
— Full Frontal (@FullFrontalSamB) July 12, 2021
What are the chances that she has read past the front cover? https://t.co/6V1jnAplIJ
— Charles P. Pierce (@CharlesPPierce) July 12, 2021
pic.twitter.com/HQtkk43QV9 — VoteVets
(@votevets) July 13, 2021