That’s exactly right. No one was presenting any evidence, it was all a right-wing fever dream, aimed at diverting attention from the Russians.
press orgs keep getting this wrong. downplays how initial claims were transparently political and based on close to zero evidence. also ignores that we still don't know how the virus originated. liars r better able to work journos that scientists https://t.co/D1dIUw9IGx
— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) June 10, 2021