Monday on FNC’s “Fox News @ Night,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) criticized the media for its reporting on the origins of the COVID-19 virus, believed by some to have leaked from a lab in Wuhan, China.
The Arkansas GOP lawmaker noted the erosion of trust in the media because of the reluctance to report on matters that did not advance a narrative against then-President Donald Trump.
“I don’t find this surprising, though, because so many Arkansans have learned not to trust everything they read in the New York Times, they see on CNN. In the lab leak theory of the origin of the coronavirus pandemic is a good example of that,” he said. “I was pointing out at the beginning of last year in the very first days of this pandemic, most of Washington was obsessed with the impeachment trial. This virus didn’t start up in some remote