When Donald Trump was president and Republicans were questioning the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, left-wing media outlets like The Washington Post couldn’t call them liars fast enough. Back then, the Post insisted that only a stupid conspiracy theorist would suggest or question whether the coronavirus may have come from a lab in Wuhan, China.
Now, however, the Post’s Editorial Board is saying that we need to fully investigate whether it was possible that the coronavirus escaped from a Chinese lab.
On February 17, 2020, the Post rushed to insist that Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) was pushing a “coronavirus conspiracy theory that was already debunked.” As The Daily Wire reported at the time, the Post failed to “debunk” what Cotton actually said.
“We don’t know where it originated, and we have to get to the bottom of that,” Cotton said that week during an interview on Fox News. “We also know that just a few miles away from that food market is