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PimpTrickGangstaClik
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"Are you ready for "but the emails" part 2?"


  

          

Well get ready. Seems like this is going to be the Trump campaign's final stab attempt.

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/10/14/biden-campaign-lashes-out-new-york-post-429486

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Anyone changing their vote over this last minute shit is lying
Oct 15th 2020
1
This shit flopped so hard you can tell how bad shit is
Oct 15th 2020
2
the media and social media networks did a fairly good job on this.
Oct 15th 2020
3
Facebook and twitter are blocking links to article
Oct 15th 2020
4
Lots of fishy stuff with this story
Oct 15th 2020
5
Just their "source" for the story is fucking laughable
Oct 15th 2020
6
Oh Glenn
Oct 15th 2020
7
I thought the Post hit rock bottom LAST week when they overlooked
Oct 15th 2020
8
Shit is probably true, but seems like it could be an easy hurdle
Oct 15th 2020
9
Yeah there is zero credibility to this story
Oct 15th 2020
10
      Exxxactly.
Oct 15th 2020
11
      Yep we see it too
Oct 15th 2020
12
      It's this exact false equivalency, both sidesing that got us here.
Oct 15th 2020
13
      101%
Oct 16th 2020
28
Slightly interesting aspect to me
Oct 15th 2020
14
yeah it feels like FB and Twitter are kind of playing a dangerous game
Oct 15th 2020
15
they're blocking it based on their personal information policy
Oct 16th 2020
19
Man, are you suggesting they HAVE TO FALL FOR THE OKIE DOKE?
Oct 16th 2020
22
The fact that the “computer store guy”
Oct 15th 2020
16
Rudy now seeming to contradict the store owner
Oct 15th 2020
17
it's like 1000 steps beyond believable
Oct 16th 2020
20
hunter biden moved to los angeles in 2018.
Oct 16th 2020
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This is what he's left with after the IMPEACHMENT
Oct 16th 2020
21
I'm torn.
Oct 16th 2020
24
      "Legally" blind
Oct 16th 2020
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      LOL!
Oct 16th 2020
26
I don't see this affecting much.
Oct 16th 2020
23
Whoa--this dumpster fire just hit gutter oil
Oct 16th 2020
27
Could've sworn JKush did worse...
Oct 17th 2020
29
journalists on twitter are hinting at a wsj hunter biden piece coming.
Oct 20th 2020
30
they do realize dont nobody gaf about hunter biden right
Oct 20th 2020
We don’t. Now do Kanye
Oct 20th 2020
We don’t. Now do Kanye
Oct 20th 2020
33
they do realize dont nobody gaf about hunter biden right
Oct 20th 2020
31
not another one...
Oct 20th 2020
34
Idk Blue Maga is still just as evil IMO
Oct 20th 2020
32
*hoping this is sarcasm but not willing to bet that it is*
Oct 20th 2020
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      We’ve done this before
Oct 20th 2020
36
Right wing media is throwing everything they got at this
Oct 24th 2020
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"her emails" was aided by the media and Comey
Oct 24th 2020
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RE: Right wing media is throwing everything they got at this
Oct 24th 2020
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When even Frank Luntz knows the no one gives a shit about any of this...
Oct 25th 2020
40
Tucker Carlson: only copies of docs that take down Biden "lost in mail"
Oct 28th 2020
41
Fox News should buy some scanners
Oct 28th 2020
42
I'VE SEEN THE DOCUMENTS (c) Alex Jones
Oct 28th 2020
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RE: I'VE SEEN THE DOCUMENTS (c) Alex Jones
Oct 28th 2020
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Just type it in
Oct 29th 2020
53
lol
Oct 28th 2020
44
i know they gotta be having a ball at that channel
Oct 28th 2020
45
I’m just waiting for Hannity or Carlson to whip their dick out on set
Oct 28th 2020
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THE FIX IS IN! FIRE DEJOY!
Oct 28th 2020
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The audacity to blame THE MAIL
Oct 29th 2020
49
bruh
Oct 29th 2020
50
yeah, he knows they wont notice
Oct 29th 2020
51
NGL, watched the full disclosure on the nymag link, and goddamn
Oct 29th 2020
52
Dog ate my homework, I have a girlfriend but she lives in Canada
Oct 29th 2020
55
glenn greenwald resigns from the intercept lol.
Oct 29th 2020
54
btw it says a lot that hes even being dunked on by hardcore lefties
Oct 29th 2020
56
greenwald gets roasted by the intercept editor in chief.
Oct 29th 2020
59
      this tweet is so on point:
Oct 29th 2020
60
      credit to them for real
Oct 29th 2020
61
           do you know how far you have to go off the deep end
Oct 29th 2020
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                Damnnnn. Some of us been calling this out for a while too
Oct 29th 2020
72
"How you get fired from your own job?" (c) Smokey-ish
Oct 29th 2020
57
His next job: Fox News Contributor (Link)
Oct 29th 2020
58
He’ll get a job at RT
Oct 29th 2020
65
kinda sad when I think about his Guardian days but he went off the deep ...
Oct 29th 2020
66
Imagine ever falling for this BS
Oct 29th 2020
71
repubs using this issue to do some sneaky stuff with social media...
Oct 29th 2020
63
this sh*t is a mess...
Oct 29th 2020
64
Um, this story is about to get real wild (swipe)
Oct 29th 2020
67
crazy
Oct 29th 2020
68
i wonder if tucker carlson knew something about this story coming out.
Oct 29th 2020
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      *Makes that confused Tucker face* nm
Oct 29th 2020
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legsdiamond
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1. "Anyone changing their vote over this last minute shit is lying"
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TBH the fact that you're even a mod here fits squarely within Jag's narrative of OK-sanctioned aggression, bullying, and toxicity. *shrug*

  

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navajo joe
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2. "This shit flopped so hard you can tell how bad shit is"
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Thu Oct-15-20 08:56 AM by navajo joe

  

          

That Durham investigation fell the fuck apart and Barr can't even show their face.

The fact that it wasn't even brought up here for 24 hours says something.

This doesn't even deserve oxygen. Haberman really played herself amplifying the story.

Real clowns do clown things.

The only reason this will get any burn is because of Twitter/Facebook's actions which fed into the right's persecution complex. But what're they gonna do? Damned if they do, damned if they don't.

Shout out to Rudy Giuliani who continues to find new ways to debase and tell on himself

https://www.thedailybeast.com/rudy-giuliani-posts-footage-of-himself-mocking-asians-to-youtube

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Reeq
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Thu Oct-15-20 08:59 AM

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3. "the media and social media networks did a fairly good job on this."
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outside of initially being uncritically amplified by maga haberman (nyt) and jake sherman (politico).

its still funny to me that...our intelligence agencies, the repub majority senate intelligence committee, fox news internal leadership, and even a previous giuliani co conspirator all said that this burisma/hunter biden attack was a russian disinfo op. and the dude giuliani was working with was even sanctioned by trumps/mnuchins treasury department as a russian agent (which giuliani copped to on camera and tried to act like he didnt know).

and then giuliani still pulled this half ass keystone cop shit and a rupert murdoch outlet actually laundered it.

its also funny that this was their october surprise...and even if it were 100% true...nobody would give a fuck about it outside of the right wing fever swamp (who aint voting for biden anyway).

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4. "Facebook and twitter are blocking links to article"
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https://www.vox.com/recode/2020/10/14/21516194/hunter-biden-new-york-post-facebook-twitter-removed

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5. "Lots of fishy stuff with this story"
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Thu Oct-15-20 10:29 AM by luminous

  

          

https://www.businessinsider.com/new-york-post-hunter-joe-biden-giuliani-red-flags-disinformation-2020-10

https://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-hunter-biden-new-york-post-story-fact-checkers-2020-10

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6. "Just their "source" for the story is fucking laughable"
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I have no idea why anyone in Drumf's campaign thought any legitimate news outlet would treat this "story" as remotely credible

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7. "Oh Glenn "
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https://twitter.com/tedcruz/status/1316493707852603392?s=21

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T Reynolds
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8. "I thought the Post hit rock bottom LAST week when they overlooked"
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the Michigan domestic terrorism plot to instead focus on Pelosi's allusion to the 25th Amendment as 'COUP-COUP' on the cover....

alas, there are much deeper depths

Sad thing is a lot of working class people just pick up this rag out of habit. It's widely available and does not have the stigma of people elitist like the NY Times.

I thoroughly despise the entire publication.

  

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9. "Shit is probably true, but seems like it could be an easy hurdle"
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Thu Oct-15-20 02:24 PM by flipnile

          

Biden already got all emotional about his son being a former addict in the debate. All he gotta do is keep repeating what he said then and it would be a blip.

Everybody's dirty in politics.


Edit: Just searched and that laptop story sounds sketchy-as-hell. I thought this was about Biden's son being a druggie and using his connections to party and make $$$.

  

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10. "Yeah there is zero credibility to this story"
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both the content and the story behind how it was obtained is hilariously suspect

Bannon has spoken about this method of propelling a story cultivated and speculated about in the right wing media bubble into the mainstream news sphere.

Your reaction "hey probably true, politicians are all dirty" while based on a logical cynicism, is exactly what they were going for.

  

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11. "Exxxactly."
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>Your reaction "hey probably true, politicians are all dirty"
>while based on a logical cynicism, is exactly what they were
>going for.

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12. "Yep we see it too "
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>Your reaction "hey probably true, politicians are all dirty"
>while based on a logical cynicism, is exactly what they were
>going for.
>


Dude can fuck out of here

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13. "It's this exact false equivalency, both sidesing that got us here."
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28. "101%"
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>Bannon has spoken about this method of propelling a story
>cultivated and speculated about in the right wing media bubble
>into the mainstream news sphere.
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>Your reaction "hey probably true, politicians are all dirty"
>while based on a logical cynicism, is exactly what they were
>going for.
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14. "Slightly interesting aspect to me"
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Twitter bans the story due to its “hacked materials” policy. I haven’t read their terms and conditions but if the emails are hacked, they are authentic. If they aren’t authentic, they can’t be hacked...

I guess their policy probably states that they preemptively ban materials that if authentic must have derived from a hack (and that otherwise would run afoul of different rules presumably relating to disinfo)?

If the laptops really got dropped off at a repair shop, is the owner free legally to disseminate them? I wonder what the language of twitters policy said about what the definition of a hack is...

  

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15. "yeah it feels like FB and Twitter are kind of playing a dangerous game"
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I get that they want to squash some of the bullshit. But instead of fixing their algorithm and providing a better product they just made up a policy and acted as arbiters of the truth and curated content.

2020 is very weird times.




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19. "they're blocking it based on their personal information policy"
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although they just changed their hacked material policy as a result of this


www.engadgethd.com - the other stuff i'm looking at

  

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22. "Man, are you suggesting they HAVE TO FALL FOR THE OKIE DOKE?"
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>Twitter bans the story due to its “hacked materials”
>policy. I haven’t read their terms and conditions but if
>the emails are hacked, they are authentic. If they aren’t
>authentic, they can’t be hacked...

Or it's all BULLSHIT - and transparently so.


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16. "The fact that the “computer store guy”"
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Claims he “didn’t see“ but merely assumed Hunter Biden was the person who dropped off the laptops that supposedly contained the emails is so suspicious.

One possible scenario seems like; someone hacked Hunters emails, put them in these laptops to launder them then dropped them at the guys store.

  

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17. "Rudy now seeming to contradict the store owner "
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When the owner was interviewed, he stated he didn’t personally see Hunter Biden drop off the laptops (nor did anyone), but now Giuliani is claiming that a “very inebriated” Hunter did.

https://www.mediaite.com/radio/rudy-giuliani-changes-laptop-story-now-claims-hunter-biden-left-it-at-store/amp/

  

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20. "it's like 1000 steps beyond believable"
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random computer shop guy repairs the laptop, and then just starts keyword searching all the emails on it for burisma...ok fam

www.engadgethd.com - the other stuff i'm looking at

  

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Reeq
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18. "hunter biden moved to los angeles in 2018."
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Fri Oct-16-20 01:06 AM by Reeq

  

          

the nypost even reported it lol.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EkWc0BzWAAImA_d?format=jpg&name=medium
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EkWc0B3WsAIRm5I?format=jpg&name=medium

these dickheads didnt even bother to look up where he lived at the time that they said hunter biden dropped his laptop off at a local delaware computer repair shop.

also...what rich person doesnt have applecare with extended warranty and instead is taking *3* macbooks to some local repair shop and skipping out on an absurdly low $85 bill?

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21. "This is what he's left with after the IMPEACHMENT"
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This is why they impeached Trump - he was asking Ukraine to make up some shit he could tout like this. They refused, so they had to go with a computer store owner who's legally blind but he's pretty sure these are hunter beidne's machines.

I like this take:
Giuliani's latest B.S. Ukraine smear failed. You can thank the Trump impeachment for that

https://www.salon.com/2020/10/15/giulianis-latest-bs-ukraine-smear-failed-you-can-thank-the-trump-impeachment-for-that/

Excerpt swipe:

To quickly recap the latest in Giuliani's impotent machinations: Steve Bannon, the former Trump strategist currently indicted on federal money laundering and obstruction charges, tips off the New York Post that the former NYC mayor has had in his possession what they claim are emails from Biden's son, Hunter Biden. Giuliani's story of how he got these emails is, to put it charitably, implausible. He says they were obtained from a computer supposedly left at a Delaware repair shop which the owner then turned over to him, for some reason. Perhaps a likelier explanation, as New York magazine's Jonathan Chait suggests, is that the emails may have been sourced from Russian agents that Giuliani knows.

The emails, which have not been independently verified, purport to show the younger Biden trying to set up a meeting between his father, who was vice president at the time, and executives at a corrupt Ukrainian energy firm, Burisma, where he served on the board of directors. Joe Biden's schedule shows he did not attend such a meeting, and the campaign says the Post didn't ask for comment on that allegation. But this is supposed to be evidence that Joe Biden is corrupt.

There's every reason to be suspicious of this weak attempt at an October surprise. It's important to remember that Trump got impeached because he tried to conjure up false evidence for these same bogus accusations by blackmailing the Ukrainian president into announcing a fraudulent "investigation" into Biden.

Moreover, it's a matter of record that Joe Biden's only involvement with Burisma was working with international authorities to fire a corrupt Ukrainian prosecutor who had failed to investigate Burisma. So even if there was an effort made by Burisma to corrupt Joe Biden, it failed. The emails, even if they're real, just prove he refused to get involved.

And so the efforts to pump this up into a big deal are failing. But without impeachment, there's a very good chance that Giuliani's gambit would have worked as intended, which is to flood baseless insinuations across the mainstream news media, including the New York Times.

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24. "I'm torn."
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Obviously the blind computer repairman who is pro-Trump and a useful idiot of (and possibly criminal accessory to) Rudy is a huge pos...but how tf can a blind man repair computers?

What an inspiring scumbag.

  

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25. ""Legally" blind"
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https://visionaware.org/your-eye-condition/what-is-legal-blindness/

1: A visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better-seeing eye with best conventional correction (meaning with regular glasses or contact lenses).

Snellen Eye ChartThis is a 20/200 visual acuity measurement, correlated with the Snellen Eye Chart.
If you can only read line 1 (the big “E”) from 20 feet away while wearing your regular glasses or contact lenses, the doctor records your vision (or visual acuity) as 20/200 with best correction.
Update: In 2007, the Social Security Administration updated the criteria for measuring legal blindness when using newer low vision test charts with lines that can measure visual acuity between 20/100 and 20/200. Under the new criteria, if a person’s visual acuity is measured with one of the newer charts, and they cannot read any of the letters on the 20/100 line, they will qualify as legally blind, based on a visual acuity of 20/200 or less.
Part 2 of the U.S. definition of legal blindness states this about visual field:


#2: OR a visual field (the total area an individual can see without moving the eyes from side to side) of 20 degrees or less (also called tunnel vision) in the better-seeing eye.

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26. "LOL! "
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>What an inspiring scumbag.
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23. "I don't see this affecting much."
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Biden will still win, but it's not going to be a landslide - Trump will crack 250 EVs, but he won't win back MI or WI. Probably not PA, either. This will probably also be the year OH finally votes for the losing candidate (would be the first time since 1960).

  

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27. "Whoa--this dumpster fire just hit gutter oil"
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(from link)

Weeks before the New York Post began publishing what it claimed were the contents of Hunter Biden’s hard drive, a Sept. 25 segment on a YouTube channel run by a Chinese dissident streamer, who is linked to billionaire and Steve Bannon-backer Guo Wengui, broadcast a bizarre conspiracy theory. According to the streamer, Chinese politburo officials had “sent three hard disks of evidence” to the Justice Department and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi containing damaging information about Joe Biden as well as the origins of the coronavirus in a bid to undermine the rule of Chinese President Xi Jinping...

https://www.thedailybeast.com/chinese-billionaires-network-hyped-hunter-biden-dirt-weeks-before-rudy

  

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29. "Could've sworn JKush did worse..."
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Are we forgetting Trump outing intelligence agents around the world and causing untold deaths?

No empathy for white misery (c) BDot

"root for everybody black haters say that's crazy, wow..."

  

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30. "journalists on twitter are hinting at a wsj hunter biden piece coming."
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https://twitter.com/SaysSimonson/status/1318620742116888577

another rupert murdoch outlet with a lot more cache (in the minds of readers) than the ny post. so its prolly still bullshit but will have more of a veneer of legitimacy.

trump mentioned on a campaign call that the wsj is working on a big story so is team is prolly coordinated their messaging campaign with whoever is working on the story.

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"they do realize dont nobody gaf about hunter biden right"


  

          

<--- Big Baller World Order

  

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"We don’t. Now do Kanye "


  

          

Who should off himself after this.

Yeah I said it.

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33. "We don’t. Now do Kanye "
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Who should off himself after this.

Yeah I said it.

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31. "they do realize dont nobody gaf about hunter biden right"
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<--- Big Baller World Order

  

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34. "not another one..."
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32. "Idk Blue Maga is still just as evil IMO "
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I’ll be voting for Tulsi

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35. "*hoping this is sarcasm but not willing to bet that it is*"
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36. "We’ve done this before "
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It’s total sarcasm.


I.m not part of the rat fuck faces

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37. "Right wing media is throwing everything they got at this"
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There's like 20 different "revelations". All kinds of underage sex tapes, back room business deals. I saw one image with a scale and some cocaine. Don't know what that one was about.

You would think they would home in on one. But they are scatter shotting this which kind of works to discredit any miniscule bit of credibility that was there.

It is Elvis spotted with Bigfoot territory now

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38. ""her emails" was aided by the media and Comey"
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no one who isnt already qanon level camp trump cares about this.

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39. "RE: Right wing media is throwing everything they got at this"
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>There's like 20 different "revelations". All kinds of
>underage sex tapes, back room business deals. I saw one image
>with a scale and some cocaine. Don't know what that one was
>about.
>
>You would think they would home in on one. But they are
>scatter shotting this which kind of works to discredit any
>miniscule bit of credibility that was there.
>
>It is Elvis spotted with Bigfoot territory now
>
Correct. They are focusing all efforts on this

  

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40. "When even Frank Luntz knows the no one gives a shit about any of this..."
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...it's time to pack it in. No one cares.

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41. "Tucker Carlson: only copies of docs that take down Biden "lost in mail""
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https://media0.giphy.com/media/1AIeYgwnqeBUxh6juu/giphy.gif?cid=6c09b952483avop7c06e25vkruflynnm738tfzc8wp0l8erm&rid=giphy.gif

https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/10/tucker-carlson-lost-only-copy-of-documents-nailing-biden.html

On Wednesday night’s show, Tucker Carlson reported that his team had acquired incriminating documents. However, they sent them from Washington to Los Angeles, and the documents disappeared. And they neglected to make any copies. So now the only copy of the documents that would nail the probable next President of the United States are gone:

  

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42. "Fox News should buy some scanners"
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“So back we go to these questions — friendship, character… ethics.”

  

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43. "I'VE SEEN THE DOCUMENTS (c) Alex Jones"
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47. "RE: I'VE SEEN THE DOCUMENTS (c) Alex Jones"
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>hahahahhahaaa

  

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53. "Just type it in"
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44. "lol"
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Lost in the mail.

Politico needs to update the article they did and add that.

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/10/28/trump-conspiracy-theoryhunter-biden-433131

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45. "i know they gotta be having a ball at that channel"
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when they get together and discuss the type of dumb shit their viewers fall for.

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46. "I’m just waiting for Hannity or Carlson to whip their dick out on set"
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And claim that it isn’t their dick, it is in fact Hunters dick.

  

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48. "THE FIX IS IN! FIRE DEJOY! "
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49. "The audacity to blame THE MAIL"
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And I know it was supposedly a FedEx or UPS or whatever but still.

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50. "bruh"
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www.engadgethd.com - the other stuff i'm looking at

  

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51. "yeah, he knows they wont notice"
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just like he knows better than to name the company who lost his imaginary documents

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52. "NGL, watched the full disclosure on the nymag link, and goddamn"
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the motherfucker can lie

The details, the sheer number of people involved in the search, the time frame, the company's involvement in the recovery

If you already believe these documents exist and are legit, it would be easy to see you eating this bullshit up.

  

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55. "Dog ate my homework, I have a girlfriend but she lives in Canada "
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ass motherfuckers

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54. "glenn greenwald resigns from the intercept lol."
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imagine being too hackish for the questionable-standard outlet *you* founded.

dude is throwing a hissy fit because none of his reporters are going all in on the discredited hunter biden laptop story.

https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/1321869227226222593
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My Resignation From The Intercept

The same trends of repression, censorship and ideological homogeneity plaguing the national press generally have engulfed the media outlet I co-founded, culminating in censorship of my own articles.

https://t.co/dZrlYGfEBf?amp=1
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its prolly not too hard to imagine what type of outlet he *will* pop up at next.

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56. "btw it says a lot that hes even being dunked on by hardcore lefties"
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and being supported by right wing internet trolls.

dude killt his entire credibility in one election cycle.

also shows what *his* true aim became with that outlet.

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59. "greenwald gets roasted by the intercept editor in chief."
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https://twitter.com/ErikWemple/status/1321896097099489283


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60. "this tweet is so on point:"
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https://twitter.com/JohnnyMcNulty/status/1321878568738181123
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61. "credit to them for real "
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I'm still not the biggest fan of their work

But they got this one correct.

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62. "do you know how far you have to go off the deep end"
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for the intercept to finally take a stand against you?

geezus.

the highlights of glenns final season were caping for bill barr, promoting tara reade, getting reality winner locked up, and trying to launder known russian disinformation against hunter biden.

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72. "Damnnnn. Some of us been calling this out for a while too "
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>the highlights of glenns final season were caping for bill
>barr, promoting tara reade, getting reality winner locked up,
>and trying to launder known russian disinformation against
>hunter biden
.
>

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57. ""How you get fired from your own job?" (c) Smokey-ish"
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"Everyone has a plan until you punch them in the face. Then they don't have a plan anymore." (c) Mike Tyson

"what's a leader if he isn't reluctant"

  

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58. "His next job: Fox News Contributor (Link)"
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jk no link

not yet anyway. buts its coming

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65. "He’ll get a job at RT"
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“So back we go to these questions — friendship, character… ethics.”

  

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66. "kinda sad when I think about his Guardian days but he went off the deep ..."
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but never fear Taibi and the Chapo dudes will still be here to fight the good fight I'm sure

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71. "Imagine ever falling for this BS "
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Useful of idiots

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63. "repubs using this issue to do some sneaky stuff with social media..."
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Is Republican Attack on Social Media Giants Part of an Effort to Invalidate Election Results?:
https://youtu.be/bNWyz0LP7mY

MEET THE MAN WHO COULD LEAD THE GOP’S WAR ON PLATFORM MODERATION
Brendan Carr is next in line to run Trump’s FCC. His first task? Regulating social media.:
https://www.theverge.com/21280814/brendan-carr-section-230-republican-party-regulation-social-media

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64. "this sh*t is a mess..."
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watching it all unravel.

I can’t wait until it’s over...



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67. "Um, this story is about to get real wild (swipe)"
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This story has EVERYTHING, AI generated faces, the Epoch Times, a Q drop.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/how-fake-persona-laid-groundwork-hunter-biden-conspiracy-deluge-n1245387

How a fake persona laid the groundwork for a Hunter Biden conspiracy deluge

A 64-page document that was later disseminated by close associates of President Donald Trump appears to be the work of a fake "intelligence firm."

Oct. 29, 2020, 5:30 PM EDT
By Ben Collins and Brandy Zadrozny
One month before a purported leak of files from Hunter Biden's laptop, a fake "intelligence" document about him went viral on the right-wing internet, asserting an elaborate conspiracy theory involving former Vice President Joe Biden's son and business in China.

That document, a 64-page composition that was later disseminated by close associates of President Donald Trump, appears to be the work of a fake "intelligence firm" called Typhoon Investigations, according to researchers and public documents.

The author of the document, a self-identified Swiss security analyst named Martin Aspen, is a fabricated identity, according to analysis by disinformation researchers, who also concluded that Aspen's profile picture was created with an artificial intelligence face generator. The intelligence firm that Aspen lists as his previous employer told NBC News that no one by that name had ever worked for their company, and no one by that name lives in Switzerland, according to public records and social media searches.

One of the original posters of the document, a blogger and professor named Christopher Balding, took credit for writing parts of the document when asked about it by NBC News, and said that Aspen does not exist.

Despite the document's questionable authorship and anonymous sourcing, its claims that Hunter Biden has a problematic connection to the Communist Party of China have been used by people who oppose the Chinese government, as well as by far-right influencers, to baselessly accuse candidate Joe Biden of being beholden to the Chinese government.


Inside the false conspiracy theory being pushed on the Bidens
OCT. 23, 202004:43
The document and its spread have become part of a wider effort to smear Hunter Biden and weaken Joe Biden's presidential campaign, which moved from the fringes of the internet to more mainstream conservative news outlets.

An unverified leak of documents including salacious pictures from what President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and Delaware Apple repair store owner claimed to be Hunter Biden's hard drive were published in the New York Post on Oct. 14. Associates close to Trump, including Giuliani and former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, have since promised more blockbuster leaks and secrets, which have yet to materialize.

The fake intelligence document, however, preceded the leak by months and helped lay the groundwork among right-wing media for what would become a failed October surprise: a viral pile-on of conspiracy theories about Hunter Biden.

Behind Typhoon
The Typhoon Investigations document was first posted in September to Intelligence Quarterly, an anonymous blog "dedicated to collecting important daily news," according to its "about" section. Historical domain records show the blog was registered to Albert Marko, a self-described political and economic advisor, who also lists the blog on his Twitter bio. When asked about the provenance of the document, Marko said he received the document from Balding.

Balding, an associate professor at Fulbright University Vietnam who studies the Chinese economy and financial markets, posted the document on his blog on Oct. 22, seven weeks after it was initially published.

"I had really not wanted to do this but roughly 2 months ago I was handed a report about Biden activities in China the press has simply refused to cover. I want to strongly emphasize I did not write the report but I know who did," Balding said in an email.

Balding later claimed to NBC News he wrote some of the document.

"I authored small parts of the report and was involved in report preparation and review. As a researcher, and due to the understandable worry about foreign disinformation, it was paramount that the report document activity from acknowledged and public sources," Balding said. "Great care was taken to document, cite, and retain information so that acknowledged facts could be placed in the public domain."

Image: Martin Aspen deepfake
A viral dossier about Hunter Biden was written by "Martin Aspen," a fake identity whose profile picture was created by artificial intelligence.TyphoonInvesti1 / via Twitter

Balding said Aspen is "an entirely fictional individual created solely for the purpose of releasing this report" and said "the primary author of the report, due to personal and professional risks, requires anonymity." Balding did not name the document's primary author.

Balding claimed that the document was commissioned by Apple Daily, a Hong Kong-based tabloid that is frequently critical of the Chinese government. Apple Daily did not respond to a request for comment.

In addition to posting the document to his blog, Balding also promoted it in far-right media, appearing on Bannon's podcast and China Unscripted, a podcast produced by The Epoch Times, a pro-Trump media outlet opposed to the Chinese government.

Balding, an American who taught economics at China's Peking University HSBC Business School until 2018, is often critical of the Chinese government. Earlier this year, Balding made news as a source uncovering a global bulk data collection operation from the Chinese company Shenzhen Zhenhua Data Technology.

Blog posts highlighting the most salacious parts of the document, including articles from the Intelligence Quarterly Blog, Revolver News and Balding's blog, received 70,000 public interactions — which includes reactions, comments, and shares — across Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit, according to social media analysis tool BuzzSumo.

Balding's blog was the primary driver of virality in conservative and conspiracy communities. The report itself was shared across Facebook and Twitter around 5,000 times, according to BuzzSumo, and more than 80 sites linked back to the blog, which was shared more than 25,000 times on Facebook and Twitter. Hyperpartisan and conspiracy sites like ZeroHedge and WorldNetDaily led the pack.

After promising a big reveal one day earlier, the document was also posted on the extremist forum 8kun by Q, the anonymous account behind the QAnon conspiracy theory movement.

On Twitter, the document was pushed by influencers in the QAnon community as well as Dinggang Wang, an anti-Chinese government YouTube personality who works for Guo Wengui, a billionaire who fled China amid accusations of bribery and other crimes. Republican Newt Gingrich, the former speaker of the House of Representatives, tweeted the document to his 2.3 million followers.

'Immediately suspicious'
The document gained attention from disinformation researchers in part due to the image of the document's author.

Elise Thomas, a researcher at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, first spotted tell-tale signs of a fake photo when she went searching for Typhoon Investigation's Aspen on the web. Thomas found a Twitter account for Aspen named @TyphoonInvesti1 that had posted a link to Typhoon's Wordpress page that contained the document on Aug. 15.

The profile picture for Aspen showed immediate signs of a computer-generated image that can be created by computers and even some websites. Aspen's ears were asymmetrical, for one, but his left eye is what gave away that he did not really exist. Aspen's left iris juts out and appears to form a second pupil, a somewhat frequent error with computer-generated faces.

"The most obvious tell was the irregular shape of the irises," Thomas said. "The profile picture looks pretty convincing in the Twitter thumbnail, but when I popped it up into full view I was immediately suspicious."

Thomas then consulted with Ben Nimmo, director of investigations at the analytics company Graphika, who noted the other telltale sign of a computer-generated face.

"One of the things he and his team have figured out is that if you layer a lot of these images over the top of one another, the eyes align," said Thomas. "He did that with this image, and the eyes matched up."

Other parts of Aspen's identity were clearly stolen from disparate parts of the web. Aspen's Facebook page was created in August and featured only two pictures, both from his "new house," that were tracked back to reviews on the travel website TripAdvisor. The logo for Typhoon Investigations was lifted from the Taiwan Fact-Checking Center, a digital literacy nonprofit.

Aspen claimed on his LinkedIn to work for a company called Swiss Security Solutions from 2016 to 2020. Swiss Security Solutions denied ever employing anyone named Aspen, and told NBC News it found two other fake accounts pretending to have worked for the company.

"Martin Aspen was never a freelancer or worker of the Swiss Security Solutions. We do not know this person. According to our Due Diligence Software, this person does not exist in Switzerland," Swiss Security Solutions Chairman Bojan Ilic told NBC News, adding that the company has reported the profile to LinkedIn.

Fake faces
Computer-generated faces have become a staple of large-scale disinformation operations in the run-up to the 2020 election. In December 2019, Facebook took down a network of fake accounts using computer-created faces tied to The Epoch Times. Facebook removed over 600 accounts tied to the operation, which pushed pro-Trump messages and even served as moderators of some Facebook groups.

Last month, Facebook removed another batch of computer-generated profiles originating in China and the Philippines, some of which made anti-Trump posts.

Renee DiResta, a researcher at the Stanford Internet Observatory, said that computer-created identities are becoming a common occurrence for disinformation campaigns, in part because of how easy they are to create.

DiResta, who helped examine a ring of AI-generated faces tied to the conservative nonprofit Turning Point USA last month, said computer-generated profile pictures can be used to "build an army of fake people" to artificially support a cause or for making "disinformation operations harder to discover."

"One of the things that investigators look at to understand the narrative that is spreading is whether the accounts are authentic, whether they're real," said DiResta. "If they were to use a stock photo, it confirms something dishonest is likely happening. By using an A.I.-generated face, you're guaranteeing you won't find that person elsewhere on the internet."

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68. "crazy"
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69. "i wonder if tucker carlson knew something about this story coming out."
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70. "*Makes that confused Tucker face* nm"
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