The Chinese Communist Party has lied about COVID-19 from the start. And it’s still lying about the disease that has turned into a pandemic confirmed to be responsible for nearly 75 million infections around the world, including 17.2 million in the U.S.
The global death toll from the pandemic is over 1.6 million, including more than 310,000 in the U.S.
Beijing’s malignant behavior doesn’t stop with the pandemic, of course. Just this month we’ve learned of Chinese spies trying to seduce U.S. lawmakers and other politicians. And we’ve learned of other Chinese Communist Party members who have infiltrated a host of U.S. universities and businesses.
Naturally, the Chinese regime denies it all. Its dogged addiction to lying in the face of clear-cut facts is a worrisome indicator that the Beijing we must deal with now and into the future is even more duplicitous and aggressive than the Beijing of the past.
The regime’s mendaciousness about COVID-19 began when it underreported the size of the initial outbreak in China. Then the Communist government tried to hide how contagious the disease was, even denying it could be transmitted by human-to-human contact.
The Chinese also allowed international travel to continue, knowing it was likely exporting a global outbreak.