Dan Rather Scolds Jon Stewart for ‘Dangerous’ Covid-19 Message Disparaging Science

Dan Rather Scolds Jon Stewart for ‘Dangerous’ Covid-19 Message Disparaging Science
Dan Rather published a lengthy blog post on Sunday lecturing Jon Stewart for his “dangerous” message on Covid-19 and science.

Last week, Stewart appeared on Stephen Colbert’s “Late Show” and where he theorized that Covid-19 originated from a laboratory in Wuhan, China. Stewart praised scientists for their tackling the pandemic, but added, “they are going to kill us all.”

Rather published a response titled “In Defense of Science” Sunday, excoriating the former “Daily Show” host. (A representative for Stewart did not immediately return a request for comment.)

“I cannot overemphasize how dangerous this line of thinking is. It is true that some scientists have done some bad things in the name of research — such as the Tuskegee experiments. Scientists have been wrong. Science and technology have been tools that supported colonialism and oppression. Science does not release us from our moral responsibilities. All of this is the case because
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