I hate to say I told you so, but it's now all but confirmed by the Department of Energy and the FBI that the Wuhan lab leak “conspiracy theory” is “most likely” true. That means that all of the pundits, politicians, and government insiders who told you (and I) that we were tin foil hat lunatics were completely wrong. Unfortunately, the liberal elite seem to cling to their idea that the Covid-19 virus was created from thin air.
This is despite the hard work from people like Senator Rand Paul, who fearlessly challenged Dr. Anthony Fauci on whether or not the U.S. was funding gain-of-function research at the Wuhan lab in China prior to the Covid outbreak. While it's still not 100% confirmed (because the government would never readily admit they contributed to the Covid epidemic), it's becoming more and more clear that the Wuhan lab in China had something to do with the outbreak of the virus.
While much remains uncertain about the origins of the Coronavirus, one thing is abundantly clear: the government and social media giants were wrong to censor stories that challenged the mainstream narrative that we have no idea where the virus originated. If you remember, stories highlighting the lab-leak theory were completely banned on social media, and people risked being banned from social media altogether if they dared to share a post talking about the lab-leak.
For months during the height of the pandemic, political pundits would laugh anyone off the air if they even mentioned the lab-leak theory, despite the fact that the majority of the evidence pointed to the Wuhan lab in China. Have we seen one single pundit on CNN or MSNBC admit that the lab-leak theory is looking more and more credible by the day? Of course not, because that would contradict “The Science” that was “settled” early on in the Covid pandemic.
If we are ever going to move on from the pandemic, it's important to understand exactly how the Covid virus was unleashed upon the global public. After all, if we don't learn from history, we are bound to repeat it. To learn more about the Department of Energy and FBI's report on the origins of the Covid-19 lab-leak theory, please read this detailed article from Hot Air. An excerpt of the article is copied below:
Yesterday the Department of Energy joined the FBI in concluding that the COVID-19 virus leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
In the manner of all such conclusions the Department of Energy included its level of confidence in this conclusion, and that level of confidence is “low.” The FBI’s level of confidence, based upon a parallel but different analysis has a “medium” level of confidence.
Defenders of the assertion that speculations about COVID’s origins should be left solely to the experts and should be suppressed among people like you and me downplay the significance of the DoE’s conclusion because of its “low” confidence while ignoring the facts that 1) this was a reconsideration that changed their conclusion from “who knows?” to “probably lab leak;” and 2) “low” confidence just means “we believe so, but can’t provide a definitive case that it is certain.”