These last two DOJ indictments -- first of Hillary's lawyer, then of Christopher Steele's main source -- show that the Clinton campaign funded and fed to the FBI a gigantic batch of lies in the 2016 election, which the vast bulk of the media spent 3 years ratifying and spreading:
The employees of these media corporations know, deep down, what they did. They did the worst thing you can possibly do while calling yourself a "journalist": they drowned US politics for years in a fake conspiracy theory funded and concocted by criminals for partisan gain.
But we have heard so little about these indictments from these media figures. Why? Because they know that as long as they stay united in silence, the only people who will point out what they did are those they have frozen out of their circle and trained their audience not to hear
The NYT, the WPost, CNN, NBC and the digital liberal outlets are all vastly more guilty of what they have spent years claiming Trump and the GOP are: they basically ran a dangerous disinformation campaign, full of lies, in conjunction with CIA/FBI, and now won't own up to it.
From the start, Russiagate -- which drowned US politics and dangerously ratcheted up tensions with a major nuclear-armed power -- was concocted from whole cloth by serial liars paid for by the Clinton campaign and spread by their media servants: David Corn, Isikoff, Frank Foer.
They all made gigantic profit from this set of lies: all of them. Their ratings skyrocketed by scaring liberals about Kremlin control of the US. They wrote best-selling books and gave themselves Pulitzers based on this massive fraud. FBI lied to the FISA court. CIA fueled it all.
In 2019, @mtaibbi called Russiagate "this generation's WMDs."That was before these indictments. But from a media credibility perspective, this is worse. With WMD, they engaged in self-critique. With this, they never will: the media model doesn't allow it.

taibbi.substack.com/p/russiagate-i…
Instead of owning up to what they did, look at what they're doing instead. Adam Schiff just wrote a book claiming Robert Muller is SENILE (to explain why he didn't find the fake conspiracy). They ignore these indictments and what they mean except for meek admissions like this: Image
The indictments "cast new uncertainty on some past reporting on the dossier by news organizations, including The Washington Post?" LOL The dossier wasn't just paid for by the Clinton campaign - which they lied about for a year - but the info in it came from a Clinton operative.
What Rachel Maddow in particular did makes her one of the most disgraceful and unhinged media figures ever to work for a major media corporation. Her derangement and lies were off the charts. Yet the liberal networks are bidding for her: because DNC disinformation is their model!
Anyway, for all of those who lied to the public for years -- the NYT and WPost reporters, the rich and insulated CNN and NBC hosts, the countless charlatans and politicians like Adam Schiff & John Brennan who wrote bestselling books -- none of this will matter. Lies are rewarded.
Polarization of media means virtually every major media corporation -- CNN, NBC, NYT, WPost, NPR -- have an exclusively Dem audience. These Dems don't want to hear that they were lied to and, even if they knew, they'd be fine with it: for the right cause. So zero consequences.
But if you are someone who hates these media outlets and the liars who work for them to your core, know that your hatred is valid, justified and righteous. They are a toxic force in US political life. They don't lie, smear and propagandize on occasion: it's their core function.
Do you see what CNN's model is from this? It has nothing to do with journalism: zero. Journalism is the marketing disguise for the actual business they're in. How else to explain this?

A glimpse into how they perceive themselves: Image
As I've noted before, most corporate journalists adamantly refuse even to recognize let alone atone for all the evidence that has emerged showing how much of what they said is false. @Isikoff was one of the earliest but has admitted much of it was false:

Here was @Isikoff on MSNBC in 2019 telling @chrislhayes and @DavidCornDC what they very obviously did not want to hear: much of the media, including MSNBC, spread falsehoods for years. Almost nobody else did this:

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Sep 24
Italy is on the verge of an election that will result in its first-ever female Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni.

One of Europe's most authoritarian politicians, the unelected EU Commission President @vonderleyen, is threatening to sanction Italy if its citizens vote for her party.
This is why so many validly despise the EU, why so many supported Brexit. There are few things more arrogant, condescending, and authoritarian than Brussels bureaucrats.

Imagine being an Italian and being commanded by someone like Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen on how to vote.👇 Image
Just as in the US, EU neoliberals who prattle on about "democracy" and who glorify themselves as defenders of "democratic values" mean only one thing by "democracy": total submission to their will.

Ideas they dislike are censored. Voters who defy their orders are punished. Image
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Sep 23
It was almost 1 1/2 years ago to this day when the NYT blared in its headlines that @mattgaetz was under investigation for child sex trafficking, and liberals - who claim to be skeptical of prosecutors and in favor of due process - spent 18 months calling him a pedophile. Now:
For the crime of writing that Gaetz deserves due process and it's dangerous, toxic and reckless to assume someone's guilt based on prosecutors' leaks, I was also called a pedophile (only pedophiles would urge caution and skepticism regarding DOJ leaks):

greenwald.substack.com/p/due-process-…
There are few things more dangerous than placing blind faith in DOJ claims. Even worse is assuming guilt from leaks.

The investigative exposé we did in Brazil that freed Lula and enabled him to run for President was partially based on exactly this abuse:

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Sep 21
It makes no difference what you think of this group. What you're seeing here is the new and much more alarming frontier of corporate censorship: *banishment from the financial system* for having the wrong ideology.

Trudeau's freezing of protesters' bank accounts previewed this:
These large corporations are now openly colluding to jointly de-platform or remove from the financial system anyone whose views violate liberal-left cultural dogma.

PayPal is partnering with ADL - a standard liberal group - to identify "extremists":

reuters.com/business/finan…
I know liberals and especially leftists love to fancy themselves big threats to and enemies of corporate power.

It's a total fiction. Big Tech, banks and online finance are now punishing dissent from left-liberal ideology, especially on cultural issues:

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Sep 18
This unhinged NYT article and the cheering of it by the usual establishment mavens perfectly illustrates both the idiocy and utility of blaming US social strife on a few dozen Russians bots in St. Petersburg.

US elites are great! Anger in the US is due to Kremlin manipulation:
As if one needs Kremlin bots to generate anger toward Linda Sarsour: an outspoken Muslim Palestinian and harsh critic of Israel. As if there'd be no intra-feminist conflict absent Putin's trolls.

All this is designed to make Americans blame Russia for failures of US elites.
As usual, once you dig deep into articles about nefarious Kremlin bots, the numbers are so *trivial as to be laughable*, and they're forced to admit these conflicts long pre-date Russian trolls.

Look at these minuscule numbers. The NYT will likely give itself another Pulitzer.🍾 Image
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Sep 17
Note how often Democrats demand not only the censorship of their political opponents -- that's everyday -- but also their arrest by FBI and prosecution by DOJ.

They depicted Trump's 2016 "Lock Her Up" chant as Hitleresque, now want every Republican except Liz Cheney imprisoned.
One of the most overlooked political changes in the past 5 years is how much Dems have come to worship, revere and trust the US Security State - especially FBI and CIA - while Republicans regard these agencies with extreme distrust and contempt.

Dems love the US Security State. ImageImage
That's why it's such an absurd joke when corporate media and Brooklyn-based liberal digital sites claim I've changed and am now some "right-wing pundit" (only they get the "journalist" label despite breaking no stories), or Russell Brand etc has.

Our politics stayed the same. 👇 Image
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Sep 9
Whatever one's view on this tweet, it very obviously violated no Twitter rules.

Its only sin was it fell outside of what was deemed to be the limits of acceptable views about an historical event.

Criticizing it was therefore insufficient. It had to be institutionally banished.
This is the prevailing repressive climate constructed by the consortium of power centers I mentioned Tuesday, led by "journalists" whose only real function is to enforce institutional orthodoxies by banning any dissent from them.

It will come for everyone except Good Liberals.
And this statement from Carnegie Mellon is pathetic. The only view of an academic institution should be: professors enjoy full academic freedom, period.

But the climate now demands this kind of institutional cowardice: everyone constantly denouncing to remain in Good Standing. Image
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