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Some are trying to turn the lab-leak theory into a potent political weapon, now that Biden’s administration is succeeding at bringing the pandemic under control within the US. Trump’s preferred alternative question—Whom should we blame?—is reclaiming attention. His  'question" was, from the beginning, politically motivated. He and his supporters hoped that if enough Americans blamed China for creating the problem, that blame would somehow exonerate Trump from so callously mismanaging it.  They hoped that if enough Americans blamed China for creating the problem, they would agree that he ranked as its most pitiable victim. The public’s rejection of Trump’s attempt to deploy blame as an excuse does not, however, make the question go away."

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