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Old Today, 05:39 AM   #1561
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I believe that, in the moderate papers, the Biden story has died. I didn't see it on any of my aggregate web feeds; including Fox news ones.
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Old Today, 05:44 AM   #1562
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Put this thread in the How Cultist Did It Get In The Bubble? time capsule.
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Originally Posted by varwoche View Post
A key difference being, Steele framed his intel as raw and unverified.
And that Steele is a respected expert on Russia's intelligence services.
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Old Today, 09:16 AM   #1564
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Originally Posted by MinnesotaBrant View Post
I believe that, in the moderate papers, the Biden story has died. I didn't see it on any of my aggregate web feeds; including Fox news ones.
Yeah, no traction whatsoever and it's getting to be too late. I think this was the silver bullet but it didn't have the propulsion to even exit the barrel
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Originally Posted by Bogative View Post
His answer about "not standard procedure" was actually in reference to - did he reach out to *Joe Biden* or anyone who knew the Bidens. He follows up that up saying is standard procedure to contact the person who left the laptop.
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Originally Posted by Gulliver Foyle View Post
And that Steele is a respected expert on Russia's intelligence services.
...who had spent decades building up the contacts that he relied on for the report.
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This October surprise was no surprise. The Dems fully expected the Republicans to try something like this and were ready to tear into it.

Such tactics don't work as well as they used to, which is good. Hopefully the political impact of conspiracism fake news and dirty tricks is waning, for a while at least.
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One thing that came out of the Trump admin is that Rudy G's reputation has been totally shredded and it was completely self-inflicted. I've seldom seen anyone self-destruct so spectacularly when drugs and/or alcohol weren't involved.
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
One thing that came out of the Trump admin is that Rudy G's reputation has been totally shredded and it was completely self-inflicted. I've seldom seen anyone self-destruct so spectacularly when drugs and/or alcohol weren't involved.
But at least his shirt is tucked in!
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
One thing that came out of the Trump admin is that Rudy G's reputation has been totally shredded and it was completely self-inflicted. I've seldom seen anyone self-destruct so spectacularly when drugs and/or alcohol weren't involved.
You sure about that?
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Originally Posted by eerok View Post
Nothing that Christopher Steele offered had this level of stink on it.
Well, there's that, the fact that it wasn't meant for press release, the fact that the feds were already looking into the same allegations at the time they learned of his work through seperate sources, that a good portion was correct as far as we can tell, that Steele himself wasn't an oafish spotlight chaser like Guiliani (who, let's not forget, has repeatedly managed to shoot Dolt 45 in the foot while doing so)...
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