Column: The Wuhan story that finally has legs, now that Trump is gone

by John Kass | © 2021 John Kass

What are we learning about the American political-media establishment now that the origin story of the coronavirus pandemic appears to be radically changing?

The Wall Street Journal has been reporting on new developments out of China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology. There’s more on those researchers who became “sick enough in November 2019 that they sought hospital care, according to a previously undisclosed U.S. intelligence report.” The newspaper’s reporting boosts efforts supporting a deeper investigation into the origins of the coronavirus illness.

We’re also learning, and relearning, about institutional rot and the triumph of political ideology over analysis.