National Review reports academic journal editors and researchers are willing to reject the lab-leak theory to explain the coronavirus pandemic because…they want to keep China happy.
These concerns are not unwarranted: As VOA notes, the publisher of Nature and Scientific American censors articles considered sensitive by the Party.
Ebright told National Review in April that leading figures associated with the Lancet’s COVID commission propagated the false idea that there was a scientific consensus on the disease’s origins. “No such consensus existed then. No such consensus exists now.”
Let’s not forget that when Republicans in Washington eventually get their “investigation” that it will go much like the Benghazi probe; there will be a lot of sizzle and no steak.