COVID Coverup Reflects Habitual American Naiveté in Dealing With Autocracies

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On Monday, the Department of Energy released a new classified report to the White House and key members of Congress which concluded that the COVID-19 virus probably leaked from a Chinese laboratory, rather than from an infected animal in a “wet market” near the lab, as had previously been asserted by top national security officials and government health specialists. Given the long history of cover-ups by communist governments, why should anyone have been surprised?

Back in the 1950s, conservative Republicans in and out of Congress had a saying: “You can’t trust the communists.” This maxim was borne of long experience with the behavior of the Soviet government. The Soviets had, for instance, joined in an aggressive alliance with Hitler’s Germany before suddenly turning into America’s ally when the Nazis invaded the Soviet Union (before Stalin had the …

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