Last week, Reagan administration Labor Secretary Ray Donovan — who was best known for saying, “Which office do I go to, to get my reputation back?” — passed away at the age of 90. Donovan made his famous quip after being acquitted on charges that he defrauded taxpayers, allegations that cost him his job, his business, and (thanks to the media) his good name. And if there’s anyone in politics who has the right to repeat Donovan’s statement today, it’s Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR).
Sen. Cotton endured more than a year of media smears for daring to question the prevailing orthodoxy that the COVID-19 virus originated in a Chinese wet market, rather than the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
Last January 30, he said that “Wuhan has China’s only biosafety level-four super laboratory that works with the world’s most deadly pathogens to include, yes, coronavirus.” He later urged the Chinese to “[o]pen up now to competent international scientists.”
We still don’t know where