If you restrict your information studying to solely the U.S. company media, you miss quite a bit.
For occasion, you possible missed listening to something about this explosive story in the UK’s Daily Mail final week about how forensic consultants have confirmed the Hunter Biden laptop computer contents weren’t faked.
The company information media and the massive tech social media conglomerates made in depth efforts to blunt the influence of the rising laptop computer scandal so it wouldn’t have an effect on the end result of the fast-approaching 2020 presidential election.
The standard media take is that their censorship labored fantastically: Trump was voted out and Biden gained handily.
It Was Bound to Happen: The Return of the Biden Laptop Scandal
The huge query that’s been looming ever since final November is that this: What occurs when the laptop computer scandal resurfaces once more, because it’s doing now?
Some individuals appear to assume this example goes to stay in stasis for the following 4 years. Every time extra of the laptop computer’s terrible contents are revealed, Joe Biden laughs loudly when a reporter dares to ask him about it and says, “C’mon man! That’s Russian disinformation!” and the company information media will obediently drop the problem.
I’m unsure that expectation is right.
Last month I commented about how the federal investigation that is targeting Hunter Biden hasn’t ended yet. Which is unusual, if the standard knowledge is correct, that the investigation was solely began again in 2018 to guard the Biden household. Joe Biden is safely within the White House now. What would the FBI be ready for?
If the investigation into Hunter Biden has been subsumed by politics—as is extensively assumed—why haven’t the individuals working it made defensive leaks on behalf of the Bidens?
Wouldn’t there have been leaks to the media from contained in the FBI about how “we’re not finding anything” and “after two years it’s time to end this, we’re wasting our time, there’s nothing here”?
Instead, there have been no leaks from any of the investigators concerned.
You know why that’s unusual?
We already know what a politicized group of political partisans on the FBI or in a particular counsel’s workplace would appear to be.
Because we’ve spent over 4 years seeing proof declassified relating to the FBI’s dealing with of the Crossfire Hurricane “counter-intelligence” investigation and the Mueller particular counsel’s dealing with of the Gen. Michael Flynn case.
If the individuals within the FBI working the Biden investigation or in Durham’s particular counsel’s workplace have been political partisans, they’d even be leakers. Regular leakers who can be utilizing media allies to drive sure political narratives centered round their designated targets, both to defend these targets or to arouse suspicions towards them.
Well pardon me if I hold pointing this out: The individuals dealing with the federal investigation of Hunter Biden and people working with Durham since April 2017 investigating Spygate don’t leak something. Regularly or in any other case.
Durham’s individuals and the FBI’s Biden investigators don’t leak something to the media about any of the central figures of their probes. There have been no leaks about James Comey, Andrew McCabe, Hunter Biden, Tony Bobulinski, or anybody else concerned in these investigations.
That’s as a result of the investigations are actual, they usually aren’t being run by political partisans, and they’ll conclude and announce their findings on the correct time.
Given the character of the sort of habits that we all know Hunter Biden has been participating in for years, the very fact nothing is leaking from the investigation into him is exceptional.
Contrast Donald Trump Jr. With Hunter Biden
Of all the kids of Donald Trump, it’s his eldest son Donald Jr. who will get many of the press consideration. While his different grown-up son Eric and daughters Ivanka and Tiffany are additionally within the public highlight, it’s Don Jr. who comes closest to matching his father’s bombastic public persona and love of opining on social media.
And because of this, a lot of the company media enthusiastically pursued Don Jr. simply as avidly because it did his father.
For a number of years, sensational tales appeared within the mainstream press that offered the concept Don Jr. was in mounting authorized bother for severe crimes.
Which was all the time nonsense as a result of any analysis into Don Jr. will set up that he’s a profitable businessman who enjoys a steady household life. He’s by no means been tied to medicine, and regardless of rabid information media partisans frantically looking for years, no proof of him being a household bag man for overseas bribes has ever emerged.
We have been repeatedly assured by authorized consultants and reporters with high-level sources that Don Jr. was headed to prison simply primarily based on the infamous Trump Tower assembly with some Russian political operatives who turned out to be linked to Fusion GPS, the exact same agency that was paid by the Hillary Clinton marketing campaign to supply the pretend Steele file.
We heard for months in anonymously sourced information reviews that Mueller was closing in on the dastardly Trump Crime Family, how former Trump associates reminiscent of Gen. Flynn, former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, and others had flipped on the president and have been loudly singing to Mueller concerning the Russian collusion.
And none of it was true.
Not solely was Don Jr. by no means charged with “collusion,” however Mueller additionally couldn’t even discover any proof of violations of marketing campaign finance legal guidelines, since no cash or something of actual worth was exchanged on the assembly. And so, there was much wailing and gnashing of teeth within the mainstream press as Don Jr. acquired away with—absolutely nothing.
Meanwhile, what was the story with Hunter Biden the previous few years as Don Jr. was supposedly concerned in every kind of nefarious exercise?
Fake News Has Gone From Trying to Invent Fake Scandals to Trying to Hide Real Ones
I can’t inform you how ironic it’s that after 5 years of the mainstream media making an attempt to nail Don Jr. on one thing, something, this has now occurred: Hunter’s deserted laptop computer allegedly has movies on it he apparently made from himself with a number of prostitutes.
And now all the company media shops that engaged in deliberate conspiracy to cover the laptop computer scandal are actually—like Hunter in lots of of those surprising movies and photos—caught with their pants down.
The mainstream company media has blithely moved on from serving to to launch and drive quite a few pretend Trump household scandals to enthusiastically masking up Biden household scandals.
The finish results of all of this was that when it was vitally essential for the American public to know the reality concerning the household that was in search of to enter the White House, the American company media conspired amongst themselves to intentionally suppress and conceal a real political scandal in an effort to affect the 2020 presidential election.
When the historical past of our time is written it’s going to look very unkindly on these individuals within the American media who weren’t solely getting the foremost tales unsuitable as a result of they let their biases affect every part, however have been additionally masking up for probably actual criminals whereas making an attempt to show harmless individuals into criminals.
And that’s completely unforgivable.
This similar company media that spent greater than 4 years claiming Spygate was a right-wing conspiracy idea whereas enthusiastically pursuing the Trump–Russia collusion hoax circled and babbled to the nation that the Hunter Biden laptop was a Russian disinformation marketing campaign. Because Joe mentioned so.
We all know they did it to maintain the laptop computer scandal from hurting Joe Biden’s probabilities towards Trump within the presidential election.
Well Trump is gone now. They can’t justify persevering with this blatant conspiracy to suppress the reality concerning the laptop computer and what it reveals concerning the Bidens to harm Trump. They can’t even discover Trump lately, a lot much less harm him.
These media firms are laying off personnel at a frantic pace because the U.S. economy continues to improve, and unemployment is dropping to its lowest point for the reason that pandemic started over a yr in the past.
And nothing will convey the viewers and readers again like old style juicy political scandal a few presidency, the likes of which the nation hasn’t seen since Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky have been found to have been doing unmentionable issues within the Oval Office.
You should perceive: The information media’s wall of silence goes to crack.
Some of those dying information media shops want this Biden scandal to outlive. They’re not going to have the ability to assist themselves. Their personal self-interest goes to outweigh the political calculations of defending the Bidens.
Brian Cates is a author primarily based in South Texas and writer of “Nobody Asked For My Opinion … But Here It Is Anyway!” He might be reached on Telegram at t.me/drawandstrikechannel.
Views expressed on this article are the opinions of the writer and don’t essentially replicate the views of The Epoch Times.