I don’t know if they’ll be able to find a single Democrat in either chamber to vote for the bill that Joni Ernst just introduced, but they really should pass this thing, if only for some badly needed humorous relief during a contentious political season. The FAUCI Act seeks to ban American funding of gain-of-function research in China and would require a full investigation into how American tax dollars were spent inside the secretive walls of the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China. The acronym is the major selling point here because it stands for the “Fairness and Accountability in Underwriting Chinese Institutions Act.” She’s also (likely intentionally) calling out the mainstream media’s mishandling of this story from the beginning, constantly …