Since we’re talking about trolling and conspiracy theories, let me give you one of my own, as a little test run. Please bookmark this, and set a reminder to yourselves to check it a week or two after New Year’s. Whichever way it breaks, the dust should’ve settled enough by then to judge:
Is this the end of Joe Biden?
The link is to Ace of Spades, so as not to give the New York Times any clicks, but it’s critical to note that the story under analysis was published in the New York Times. The conspiracy theory doesn’t work without it, but all quotes from the Times story via Ace:
[Billionaire Wall Streeter] Mr. [Leon] Black wired Mr. Epstein at least $50 million in the years after Mr. Epstein’s 2008 conviction for soliciting prostitution from a teenage girl, according to documents reviewed by The New York Times and interviews with four people with knowledge of the transactions. The transfers included $10 million to a foundation started by Mr. Epstein and consulting fees that were sufficiently unusual to draw scrutiny from Deutsche Bank, where Mr. Epstein kept his accounts. Two of the people said the total amount sent by Mr. Black to Mr. Epstein could be as high as $75 million.
Emphasis Ace’s, as is the blisteringly obvious conclusion: These are pedo payments. Back to the Times:
Portions of the report reviewed by The Times describe a payment of $22.5 million in 2017 by a company called BV70 LLC, which the bank said owned Mr. Black’s yacht, to Plan D, the company that managed Mr. Epstein’s Gulfstream jet. When an employee in Deutsche Bank�s anti-financial-crime division inquired about the payment, she was told by another bank employee that it was a fee for consulting services provided by Southern Trust Company, one of the dozens of entities Mr. Epstein operated in the Virgin Islands. There was no explanation for why the payment went to Plan D.
The question Ace doesn’t ask, but should have, is: Why on earth would The New York Times publish this story?
The Times is perfectly ok with Jeffrey Epstein. They’re more than ok with him, in fact — they’re his guardian angels, because everyone at the Times, like everyone else on the planet, knows that Bill Clinton was a yuuuuge client of Epstein’s back in the days. If all those flight logs ever get published, you’ll probably need several commas to tally up all the air miles Bill put on the Lolita Express.
Nor is Leon Black on the Times’ shit list, one presumes. His wiki page doesn’t talk about his politics, but I’ll give you three guesses and the first two don’t count:
a prominent Jewish businessman…married to…a Broadway producer…In 2012 he acquired Phaidon Press, a fine art books publisher….In 2018, he was elected as the chairman of New York’s Museum of Modern Art.*
So who knows, people can surprise you, but I’m willing to bet some pretty long green on Mr. Black’s voting habits and general policy preferences. Not to put too fine a point on it, “Leon Black, implied pedophile” is exactly the kind of story the New York Times would bury down the deepest hole they could find, not dig into and publish….
So why did they?
The timing is interesting. The article is dated October 12, updated October 13. The New York Post’s Hunter Biden expose dropped on the 14th, and the tech censorship — which has now become the story in lieu of the corruption, just as they planned it muhwahahahahahaha!!! — started on the 15th.
Putting on my tinfoil hat for a second: It’s not difficult to imagine (as the conspirazoids always express it) that everyone in New York publishing, like everyone in guild professions everywhere, knows everybody else. Given that, it’s all but certain that the Times knew the Post was working on a big Biden story before they published it. The Times also knows that the allegations against Biden are true, because of fucking course they are, as everyone not currently living in a remote Himalayan cave knows (and even they suspect).
The Twitter censorship, then, was a version of what they call a modified limited hangout — when your cover is blown, you admit a juicy but largely tangential part of the truth, so that the goldfish-like attention span of the public is diverted from the true story onto the shiny-but-trivial truthy one. Yeah yeah, Hunter did it, but that’s not important right now — indeed, we all need to Move On dot org. Let’s talk about censorship in Big Tech. Can you believe those assholes at Twitter thought they could get away with such a clumsy, obvious operation?
But in case the modified limited hangout doesn’t work — or if you know there’s more dirt waiting to come out — you lay the groundwork for salvaging what you can when the shit hits the fan. Specifically, if you know Hunter’s eyeballs deep in underage poon — and for legal reasons let me hasten to add that I know no such thing — plus the meth addiction and all the other shady shit he allegedly did, and if you know that this corruption is soon to be proven without a shadow of a doubt, then you need to lay the groundwork for a big “we were on the side of the angels all along!” mea culpa. And if you happen to know that the shit which is about to hit the fan will implicate a whole bunch of other prominent Liberals, up to and including You-Know-Who, well, throwing Black overboard (allegedly!!!) is a small price to pay.
As I say, this is deliberately conspirazoid. But it’s fun, and you can check me in a few months. Enjoy!
*His campaign contributions are bipartisan, as you’d expect from a player who has to work with whichever party wins.Loading Likes...