CASA Director Adam Turner’s op-ed at American Thinker
Bipartisan investigations are a rarity in Washington, D.C. The constituencies likely to be affected or to suffer collateral damage are usually enough to derail them from gaining momentum. Affix the term “disinformation” to the claim in need of investigation, and the chances of a genuine inquiry plummet from hardly ever to “forget about it.” Such is the current trajectory of the need to explore the origin of COVID-19.
We now know that intelligence officials and top diplomats studied the issue in the spring of 2020 and concluded that the virus “most likely” came from a lab. In keeping with their history of suppressing any news that could be damaging to the regime, the Chinese have stridently opposed entertaining the question. We also know from public records that many of the world’s top scientists, including those from our nation’s own health agencies, went to extremes to prevent the question from being asked early on in the pandemic, with help from media and tech firms. These damning revelations took nearly two years to emerge, and the same forces that suppressed the information early on have responded by ignoring them.
Read the rest at American Thinker