Wooden Noses

Source: Common Sense
by Paul Jacob

“‘The core of the dispute is this,’ declares The Washington Post’s ‘Fact Checker’ column: ‘Did the virus emerge from nature — ‘zoonotically’ from animals — or was it the result of a lab experiment gone awry?’ Ah, modern journalism: even when dealing with some actual facts, is the real point to maneuver the reader not to consider possibilities? … Outside this Overton Window, though, readers are still being instructed not to think about sabotage, conspiracy and biochemical warfare.” (05/24/21)