Coronavirus: Thread

grarpamp grarpamp at
Sun Jul 11 16:01:01 PDT 2021

> Narratives being destroyed and exposed in recent months...

Majority Of Americans Now Believe COVID Was Leaked From Wuhan Lab, New
Poll Finds

A new Politico-Harvard study finds that a majority of Americans now
believe COVID was leaked from the Wuhan lab, underscoring again the
danger of empowering ‘fact-checkers’, media outlets and Silicon Valley
to censor information.

The poll found that 52% of Americans believe the lab leak hypothesis,
once derided as a fringe “conspiracy theory,” including 59% of
Republicans and 52% of Democrats.

Bipartisan support for the theory is highly unusual, with poll
designer Bob Blendon commenting, “Usually, our polls find a big split
between Republicans and Democrats, so this is unique.”

    “The Politico-Harvard study shows that what was once covered by
liberal media as a far-right fake news story is now broadly accepted
on a bipartisan basis,” reports the Daily Mail.

    “By contrast, in March 2020 just 29% of Americans accepted the lab
leak theory.”

Indeed, for many months the media and social media networks
characterized the whole idea as a dangerous conspiracy theory and
those who promoted it were censored and deplatformed.

In June 2020, Vice President Kamala Harris even claimed Donald Trump’s
advocacy of the theory represented “racist and xenophobic rhetoric
against Asian Americans and Asian immigrants directly puts their lives
at risk.”

As we previously highlighted, Dr. Peter Daszak, President of the
EcoHealth Alliance, a group that has extensive ties to the Wuhan lab
gain of function research, thanked Dr. Anthony Fauci for dismissing
the lab leak theory early on in the pandemic.

Daszak was also tasked by Facebook with ‘fact-checking’ (censoring)
information related to the hypothesis, while Google, which via YouTube
also censored information about the theory, also funded Daszak’s virus

The Wuhan lab leak issue once again underscores how ‘fact-checkers’,
media outlets and Silicon Valley giants shouldn’t be handed monopoly
power to dictate reality.

By blacklisting content related to the lab leak theory up until just a
few months ago, those entities may well have been complicit in
facilitating one of the biggest cover-ups in modern history.

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