The Lab-Theory Cover-Up: When Truth Serves Prejudice

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is seen in an illustration released by the CDC in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. January 29, 2020. (Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/Handout via Reuters)
Rarely has the press corps been so dismissive of something about which it knew so little.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O f all the grotesque political reactions that follow the news that there has been a mass shooting, perhaps the ugliest comes from those who hope aloud that the crime has been carried out by a certain sort of person.

We’ve all seen this phenomenon. First comes the initial report. Next come the initial reactions. And, then, the moment there is space to be filled, certain players within our media ecosystem begin crossing their fingers, bowing their heads in mock prayer, and saying, in effect, “Please let the killer have whatever collection of immutable characteristics and political beliefs is likely to allow

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