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Surprised by Hunter Biden criminal probe? Blame media collusion
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2021-01-13 09:52:47 UTC
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“Collusion” was perhaps the media’s favorite word these past
four years, even when it wasn’t true. But you know what real
collusion looks like? It’s when left-leaning media, that is the
media in general, decide en masse that something is “not a
story” because it harms their preferred political candidate.

That’s a key takeaway from Wednesday’s bombshell news revealing
a federal probe of Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, that reportedly
involves e-mails from his laptop — which The Post reported on
exclusively in October. We even noted back then that the FBI had
seized the computer and hard drive; Fox News later confirmed
that it was part of an FBI money-laundering probe.

Other media outlets didn’t just ignore the story; they tried to
suppress it. Then social media stepped in, preventing the story
from being posted (Facebook) and even banning The Post (Twitter).

Their excuse? Pure speculation — now proven utterly baseless —
that the story was the work of Russian propagandists.

“The New York Post’s controversial ‘scoop’ involves some shady
behavior,” huffed Slate. “Hunter Biden story is Russian disinfo,
dozens of former intel officials say,” Politico insisted after
50 top ex-intel officers signed a letter to that effect. The
letter offered no proof, and now that claim turns out to be the
disinformation.

Supposedly nonpartisan National Public Radio suppressed news
about the laptop as its managing news editor, Terence Samuel,
called it irrelevant.

“We don’t want to waste our time on stories that are not really
stories” but “pure distractions,” he said, dismissing the news
as “a politically driven event.”

Many Americans who’d already cast ballots in early voting sought
to change their votes after learning of the e-mails, but others
never even found out about them, thanks to the pro-Biden
censors. How many might’ve voted differently?

After all, the issues involved aren’t just about Hunter, they’re
about how he traded on his father’s name to make money — raising
questions about what Joe Biden knew.

Hunter is painting the probe as only about tax fraud, while
insisting an “objective review” will show that “I handled my
affairs legally and appropriately.” Yet news reports Thursday
indicate that the investigation has also explored possible money-
laundering and Hunter’s foreign business ties, much of which was
outlined in The Post’s October stories.

Our reporting cited e-mails discussing, for example, Hunter’s
ties to Ukrainian and Chinese businesses and to corrupt
officials, some linked to the Chinese Communist Party. They also
reference a 2.8-carat diamond Hunter got in 2017 from CEFE China
Energy founder Ye Jianming, who had ties to the Chinese military
and has since vanished. The gem is reportedly part of the feds’
probe.

One e-mail even suggests Joe Biden himself might have been in
line for some cash.

All of which raises serious national-security questions. A
former business associate of Hunter, Tony Bobulinski, believes
Joe Biden is “compromised.”

“There are allegations of securities fraud, money laundering
[and] a crooked hospital deal with [Joe’s brother] Jim Biden,”
notes Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), who’s demanding a special
prosecutor to oversee the probe. “If Joe Biden becomes
president, then all those prosecutors are in line to be fired
next month,” he warns.

A special counsel does seem in order, given the deep
politicization of the Justice Department under the last
Democratic president. Anyone investigating the president’s son
needs some kind of shield from potential White House
interference.

Also in order: a host of explanations, and apologies, to the
American people from all the outlets that found this news unfit
to print. As one paper’s motto puts it, “Democracy dies in
darkness.”

https://nypost.com/2020/12/10/surprised-by-hunter-biden-criminal-
probe-blame-media-collusion/
Dutch
2021-01-13 10:39:47 UTC
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“Collusion” was perhaps the media’s favorite word these past
four years, even when it wasn’t true. But you know what real
collusion looks like? It’s when left-leaning media, that is the
media in general, decide en masse that something is “not a
story” because it harms their preferred political candidate.
That’s a key takeaway from Wednesday’s bombshell news revealing
a federal probe of Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, that reportedly
involves e-mails from his laptop — which The Post reported on
exclusively in October. We even noted back then that the FBI had
seized the computer and hard drive; Fox News later confirmed
that it was part of an FBI money-laundering probe.
Other media outlets didn’t just ignore the story; they tried to
suppress it. Then social media stepped in, preventing the story
from being posted (Facebook) and even banning The Post (Twitter).
Their excuse? Pure speculation — now proven utterly baseless —
that the story was the work of Russian propagandists.
“The New York Post’s controversial ‘scoop’ involves some shady
behavior,” huffed Slate. “Hunter Biden story is Russian disinfo,
dozens of former intel officials say,” Politico insisted after
50 top ex-intel officers signed a letter to that effect. The
letter offered no proof, and now that claim turns out to be the
disinformation.
Supposedly nonpartisan National Public Radio suppressed news
about the laptop as its managing news editor, Terence Samuel,
called it irrelevant.
“We don’t want to waste our time on stories that are not really
stories” but “pure distractions,” he said, dismissing the news
as “a politically driven event.”
Many Americans who’d already cast ballots in early voting sought
to change their votes after learning of the e-mails, but others
never even found out about them, thanks to the pro-Biden
censors. How many might’ve voted differently?
After all, the issues involved aren’t just about Hunter, they’re
about how he traded on his father’s name to make money — raising
questions about what Joe Biden knew.
Hunter is painting the probe as only about tax fraud, while
insisting an “objective review” will show that “I handled my
affairs legally and appropriately.” Yet news reports Thursday
indicate that the investigation has also explored possible money-
laundering and Hunter’s foreign business ties, much of which was
outlined in The Post’s October stories.
Our reporting cited e-mails discussing, for example, Hunter’s
ties to Ukrainian and Chinese businesses and to corrupt
officials, some linked to the Chinese Communist Party. They also
reference a 2.8-carat diamond Hunter got in 2017 from CEFE China
Energy founder Ye Jianming, who had ties to the Chinese military
and has since vanished. The gem is reportedly part of the feds’
probe.
One e-mail even suggests Joe Biden himself might have been in
line for some cash.
All of which raises serious national-security questions. A
former business associate of Hunter, Tony Bobulinski, believes
Joe Biden is “compromised.”
“There are allegations of securities fraud, money laundering
[and] a crooked hospital deal with [Joe’s brother] Jim Biden,”
notes Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), who’s demanding a special
prosecutor to oversee the probe. “If Joe Biden becomes
president, then all those prosecutors are in line to be fired
next month,” he warns.
A special counsel does seem in order, given the deep
politicization of the Justice Department under the last
Democratic president. Anyone investigating the president’s son
needs some kind of shield from potential White House
interference.
Also in order: a host of explanations, and apologies, to the
American people from all the outlets that found this news unfit
to print. As one paper’s motto puts it, “Democracy dies in
darkness.”
https://nypost.com/2020/12/10/surprised-by-hunter-biden-criminal-
probe-blame-media-collusion/
Seriously? You call that a bombshell? You've got violent hooligans
planning mass insurrections in the next few days and you're worried
about Hunter Biden? pathetic

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