Drew Holden pulled the receipts the other day of all the media outlets that labeled the suggestion that the coronavirus leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology a “conspiracy theory” that had been debunked. That was a year ago; last week, they began reporting that scientists were calling for further inquiry into the origin of the coronavirus. Even Dr. Anthony Fauci reversed himself over the weekend and suggested COVID-19 could have come from a lab and called for an investigation.

Sen. Tom Cotton took the most grief in 2020 for repeating that debunked conspiracy theory that even PolitiFact has removed from its database in light of new information. He also thought there was a lesson for the media tucked in there somewhere.

That was the Washington Post, but we don’t think they’re capable of being humiliated.