CBS’ The Late Show host Stephen Colbert has joined the establishment media’s effort to downplay the Department of Energy’s recent report saying the COVID-19 pandemic likely originated from a leak at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
Clearly unhappy with the study, Colbert, who has long-supported Dr. Anthony Fauci, admonished the Department of Energy to “stay in your lane.”
During the broadcast, the left-wing comedian did his best to try to discredit the report with a round of sarcastic humor. “Well there it is! Chinese wet markets, you’re off the hook,” he said. “Let’s order a round of pangolin poppers for the table…. can we get some civet fingers, please?”
Colbert noted that the Energy Department oversees a network of national laboratories, some of which conduct biological research. “No! No! Bad Energy Department! No biolabs until you’ve finished…