The following article, Jon Stewart Lends Credence to Wuhan Lab Leak Theory in Late Night Appearance, was first published on Flag And Cross.
For weeks now, as our nation continues to claw its way out of the coronavirus pandemic, our attention continues to turn toward China and their handling of the situation at the onset.
The seemingly purposeful downplaying of the premiere outbreak of the disease by Chinese officials is well-documented, and left many wondering if Beijing was hoping to have the rest of the world caught off-guard by the disease.
Further, China’s unwillingness to discuss the possibility that the outbreak was related to a nearby laboratory, that happens to specialize in coronavirus strains, has thrown a little more fuel on the skeptical fire.
Even liberal media darling Jon Stewart seems to be considering the possibility, at least during an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Stewart said, “I think we owe a great debt of gratitude to science. Science has, in many ways, helped ease the suffering of this pandemic, which was more than likely caused by science.”
He later added, “Oh my God, there’s a novel respiratory coronavirus overtaking Wuhan, China. What do we do? Oh, you know who we could ask, the Wuhan novel respiratory coronavirus lab. The disease is the same name as the lab. That’s just a little too weird, don’t you think? And then they ask those scientists, they’re like…’So, wait a minute, you work at the Wuhan respiratory coronavirus lab, how did this happen?’ And they’re like, ‘Uhh, a pangolin kissed a turtle?’”
Stewart further stated, “Oh my God, there’s been an outbreak of chocolatey goodness near Hershey, Pennsylvania. What do you think happened? Oh, I don’t know maybe a steam shovel mated with a cocoa bean. Or it’s the [bleep] chocolate factory. Maybe that’s it.”
During the first few months of the coronavirus pandemic, it was considered uncivil to suggest such a possibility, and the sort of sentiments expressed by Jon Stewart here would have had social media’s thought police clamping down on your account.
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