Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Wuhan Lab Theory a Dark Cloud on China - WSJ

Alas, the World Health Organization mission is turning into a case of disaster foretold. A credible inquiry requires China’s full cooperation, not just cooperation with those lines of inquiry that are consistent with its own propaganda. And couldn’t somebody have put Peter Daszak, team member from New York City’s EcoHealth Alliance, under permanent mouth quarantine?

To insist that human encroachment on nature is the great risk tells us nothing about what happened in this particular case. To insist, as he did on NPR, that China’s manhandling of the delegation with greeters in full hazmat garb, its forcing of the visitors into 14-day quarantine, was merely testament to China’s Covid rigor overlooks another possibility: China was seeking to intimidate and dominate the investigators because of the colossal importance it places on controlling the virus narrative.


If you believe that the coronavirus did not escape from the lab in Wuhan, you have to at least consider that you are an idiot who is swallowing whole a lot of Chinese cock swaddle. At least Peter Daszak has good personal and financial reasons, not to mention reasons of career preservation, for advancing what he must know is a facially implausible thesis. But whatever. Go Science!

UPDATE:  It appears that some people are interpreting my reference to "Chinese cock swaddle," as a reference to an ethnic group.  That is a misinterpretation.  To be clear, I was referring to the Chinese government.

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Professor Smith,
As a USD SOL alumni (the class of 1975), and a conservative constitutional rights attorney, please feel free to contact me if USD harasses you. 760-803-4029 over your article.

Posted by: Gary Kreep | Mar 24, 2021 2:32:31 PM

Yes, this virus escaped from the military lab in the BSL4 lab complex near Wuhan.
Even some Chinese who had the courage to speak, and who worked either in the lab complex itself or for the state health authorities in Wuhan, say the same as professor Smith.
Good luck to you, professor, do not allow yourself to be beaten down by politically correct morons.

Posted by: sszorin | Mar 25, 2021 11:06:04 PM

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