After a lengthy delay, Bill Gates’ military tribunal is scheduled to resume Tuesday, August 31, following a theatrical display of sickness and madness by the Microsoft founder that took place August 24.
Shortly before that day’s proceedings were set to begin, Gates made a shocking statement to the Office of Military Commissions. He said he was not vaccinated against Covid-19 and that he believed he caught the virus from another inmate at Guantanamo Bay.
Gates had entered GITMO’s south courtroom sounding as if he were hacking his lunges out. His attorney, David Baluarte, said his client was “deathly ill” and that the Office of Military Commissions and the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps were culpable for Gates’ illness, that he had not been properly protected against Covid-19 at GITMO.
The military, however, doubted Gates and David Baluarte’s sincerity and tested Gates using every known Covid-19 test to determine whether he was actually ill. All tests came back negative.
Two naval physicians gave Gates a clean bill of health, and Vice Adm. Hannink said the tribunal will resume Tuesday.