Trump Doesn’t Collude to Destroy America, but CNN and Other Media Do
Mar 30, 2019 by Selwyn Duke
For years a certain journalist has wryly remarked “that the Democrats have the world’s most effective public-relations team: the U.S. media.” This has now been proven yet again after the Mueller report’s release and the collapse of the Trump/Russia/collusion story.
Consider how House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced a pivot Monday, stating that henceforth the Democrat Party’s focus would be healthcare and, she told the media, that she hopes “the press focuses [on] healthcare,” too. And what do you think CNN — whose reportage had basically been all Trump/collusion all the time — changed its focus to Tuesday and beyond?
If you guessed “healthcare,” step to the head of the class.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson reported on this last evening in a must-watch television monologue. Describing the Mueller-report release’s effect on the liberal media, he stated:
These are the people who would stake their reputations and their fortunes on the collusion hoax — and they were stunned. Befuddled politicians stammered on television, trying to figure out what to say about the news. Viewers of liberal media outlets didn’t want to hear anything about it. Huge numbers of them just quit watching immediately. On Tuesday night, CNN’s 8 p.m. show lost nearly 50 percent of its viewers.
But never fear, Pelosi is here. As Carlson later informed:
“I hope the press focuses healthcare,” Pelosi said. She didn’t have to ask twice.…To Jeff Zucker and the anchors who work for him at CNN, Pelosi isn’t just a politician, she’s the leader of the party — their party. The party under whose banner Zucker has said he may someday run for office.
When America’s most powerful Democrat speaks, CNN listens with pen in hand.…The rundowns of every primetime show were scrapped and rebuilt. Gone were the segments about office towers in Moscow and Carter Page’s spying and Don Jr. going to prison. In their place, long editorials about healthcare. The Democratic healthcare plan is sensible and necessary, CNN told us. The Republican plan — cruel and heartless.
Between 7 p.m. and midnight Tuesday night, every show on CNN followed Nancy Pelosi’s instructions. Every single show talked about healthcare, and every single one channeled Nancy Pelosi’s views on healthcare. She could have been writing the scripts; maybe she was.
Carlson also related that “they were back at it on Wednesday morning, assiduously” — starting at 6:00 a.m. (video below).
This is nothing new, of course. Here are just a few examples of media working hand-in-glove with the Democrat establishment:
• In a 2016 Los Angeles Times piece, columnist Justin Raimondo complained the “journalists have dispensed with objectivity.” “DNC emails, published by Wikileaks, reveal a stunning level of collaboration between important media outlets and the Democrats,” he wrote. “Former DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz sought to silence NBC’s Mika Brzezinski, who had found fault with the DNC’s role in the  primaries.”
• It was learned in 2016 that CNN political commentator Donna Brazile had “improperly supplied Hillary Clinton’s campaign with advance knowledge of questions to be posed to her during Democratic campaign events hosted by the news network,” as Snopes reported.
• In 2012, CNN “moderator” Candy Crowley unprofessionally inserted herself into a presidential debate, coming to the defense of then-president Barack Obama and contradicting GOP nominee Mitt Romney. Worse, still, it was later shown that her “correction” of Romney was essentially incorrect.
• In 2010, there was the JournoList Scandal, involving an online meeting place where reporters colluded to slant the news in the Democrats’ favor; this proved that not all media bias was unintentional.
• In 2004, famed newsman Dan Rather’s career was ended upon discovery that he’d peddled forged documents purporting to show that Republican president George W. Bush had shirked his Texas Air National Guard duties in the 1960s and 1970s.
Moreover, while the mainstream media can act as if they’re shocked at Mueller’s vindication of Trump, it appears they knew the collusion story was a lie all along.
Just consider the 2017 Project Veritas (PV) video below, in which a CNN producer was caught on hidden camera admitting the story was b***s**t (warning: The videos below contain some vulgarity).
Here’s a PV video in which former Obama “Green Jobs Czar” and CNN figure Van Jones confessed that the story was a “nothing burger”:
So why did the Counterfeit News Network (CNN) peddle such a brazen lie? First, it comprises leftists who hate conservatives. Second, remember that Tuesday 50-percent drop in CNN viewership?
That’s basically what the station’s reach would have been all along without the politics-porn collusion story.
And why did CNN think it could get away with the lie? This is explained in another 2017 PV video, the one below in which a CNN producer calls voters “stupid as s***.”
But CNN has good reason to believe it can con its way out of everything: Not only is the station still in business, but media manipulation does serve to sway votes.
Note here that UCLA political science professor Tim Groseclose — author of the 2011 book Left Turn — reported that media “bias aids Democratic candidates by about 8 to 10 percentage points in a typical election.”
Then there’s the new-media bias. It was just revealed that Wikipedia editors have been scrubbingfrom their site negative information about left-wing political, media, and tech figures in exchange for money (bribes, in essence).
There’s also the longstanding social-media — Facebook, Twitter, etc. — and Google censorship of conservatives. This tech-giant manipulation, said psychologist Robert Epstein last year (video below) after studying the matter, had the capacity to shift “upwards of 12 million votes” in the November 6 elections.
So CNN and other enemedia, standard and social, do believe they can get away with fooling most of the people most of the time, and for good reason: They always have.
Trump Calls Coup Attempt “Treasonous.” Deep State in Panic Mode.
Mar 30, 2019 by Alex Newman
The Deep State is in panic mode after President Donald Trump, following the conclusion of the Mueller probe, suggested that shady individuals involved in trying to take him down had done “evil” and even “treasonous things” against America. Trump also warned that he has been “looking” at these unnamed characters for some time. Establishment globalists and Deep State operatives in the media pretended to be horrified by the president’s comments. But among Trump supporters — many of whom backed him to “drain the swamp,” lock up criminals from the previous administration, and take on the “globalists” — the excitement is still growing. Indeed, lawmakers are already promising investigations of those who abused their power to launch phony investigations in a bid to overturn the 2016 election.
President Trump has been on a victory lap for days. The end of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s “witch hunt,” as Trump described it, was recently announced, and it included no new indictments and found no evidence of “Russia collusion.” According to Attorney General William Barr’s summary of the Mueller report, there was no evidence of a conspiracy between the Kremlin and anyone involved with the 2016 Trump campaign. Even anti-Trump fanatics and Trump-Russia conspiracy theorists have been forced to throw in the towel. But this is not over. Indeed, a lot of concerned Americans want to see justice served for what they view as a subversive Deep State scheme to terrorize Trump and potentially reverse the will of the American people by unseating the elected president.
At the top of that list is the president himself. In a text message sent to supporters, the Trump 2020 campaign said: “Dems raised millions off a lie. Now we FIGHT BACK!” Separately, Trump has accused top FBI officials of “treason.” Among other individuals excoriated by Trump, former FBI boss James Comey was dubbed a “terrible guy,” and former CIA boss (and an admitted supporter of the Soviet-controlled Communist Party USA in the 1970s) John Brennan was slammed as a “sick person.” House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, meanwhile, was slammed by Trump as a “criminal,” while the chorus in Congress and beyond demanding his resignation continues to grow. Trump has also lashed out repeatedly at what he calls the “criminal Deep State.”
Perhaps more importantly, following the end of Mueller’s investigation, Trump again said there was “treason” — potentially a capital offense — going on in what had transpired. “There are a lot of people out there that have done some very, very evil things, very bad things — I would say treasonous things — against our country,” the president told reporters, without specifying exactly who he was talking about. “And hopefully people that have done such harm to our country — we’ve gone through a period of really bad things happening — those people will certainly be looked at. I’ve been looking at them for a long time.”
Trump did not specify what the next steps might be in holding alleged traitors accountable. He also did not say who may have committed evil and treasonous acts, or what those acts were. But aside from hysterical complaining by the establishment, there has been speculation about what sort of information and intelligence the president may have obtained about potential treason in Washington, D.C. The developments have generated a great deal of excitement in the so-called “QAnon” community. The loosely knit online network believes that somebody close to Trump who goes by the handle “Q” (for Q-level security clearance) has been transmitting sensitive information online to Trump supporters about an ongoing plan to remove corrupt criminals from power. They have been expecting arrests of high-level Deep State criminals for some time.
Ironically, the globalist establishment media and the talking heads they parade in front of Americans freaked out over Trump’s use of the term “treasonous.” And yet, when former CIA boss Brennan used the same term about Trump, it was reported as evidence that Trump may actually be a traitor. Even the supposedly “conservative”-leaning media chastised Trump for using the word. “Trump throws the word ‘treason’ around far too carelessly,” complained failed political candidate turned pundit Quin Hillyer in the Washington Examiner. “Trump’s dangerous demagoguery, repeatedly using variations of the word ‘treasonous’ to describe his critics and opponents and a supposed ‘deep state’ conspiracy, must stop.”
Among the concerns expressed by Hillyer is that treason is a legal term that refers to a very serious crime: making war against the United States, or giving aid and comfort to a declared enemy of the country. And yet, as Trump explained clearly on the campaign trail, there is smoking gun evidence that Barack Hussein Obama and Hillary Clinton deliberately armed, aided, and supported al Qaeda-led jihadists in their wars against Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi and later Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad. In fact, Trump posted a link that included a document from the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency proving that one of the goals of that support for al Qaeda was to help create a “salafist principality” in Eastern Syria. Today, that principality is more commonly known as the Islamic State, or ISIS.
Beyond that, Trump has also taken aim at globalists and what he has described as a “criminal Deep State” working to undermine the United States and his administration to advance a global system. If globalists were to succeed in their publicly stated objective of “global governance” under what leading architects tout as a “New World Order,” the United States would cease to exist, at least as an independent, self-governing constitutional republic. And so, it could be argued that anyone in government who swore an oath to uphold the U.S. Constitution and yet is deliberately working with America’s enemies to subvert that Constitution and U.S. sovereignty is committing treason.
The press has suggested that the treason Trump has in mind is more mundane. Chief among the concerns are the ridiculously phony documents produced by discredited “former spy” Christopher Steele, an anti-Trump activist from the United Kingdom. Paid by a firm that was funded by Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Steele produced the so-called “dirty dossier” that anti-Trump extremists in the Obama administration used as a pretext to spy on Trump and his campaign. Senior Justice Department officials knew the document was ludicrous, and yet it was used to obtain secret warrants to begin surveillance and infiltration of the Trump camp.
On this matter, Trump has already outlined some of the steps he is preparing to take. For instance, speaking on Fox News’ Hannity show with popular host Sean Hannity this week, the president saidhe would release the full and unredacted Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrants. He also vowed to release documents related to the warrant that were used by the Obama FBI to persecute his campaign. Trump said the goal is to “get to the bottom” of how the now-debunked but endlessly hyped “Russia collusion” conspiracy theory underpinning Mueller’s investigation came about.
“I do, I have plans to declassify and release. I have plans to absolutely release,” Trump told Hannity, one of the high-profile media personalities who warned all along that the “Russia collusion” hoax was a Deep State plot against the president. “I have some very talented people working for me, lawyers, and they really didn’t want me to do it early on. … A lot of people wanted me to do it a long time ago. I’m glad I didn’t do it. We got a great result without having to do it, but we will. One of the reasons that my lawyers didn’t want me to do it, is they said, if I do it, they’ll call it a form of obstruction. Frankly, thought it would be better if we held it to the end. But at the right time, we will be absolutely releasing.”
While the public does not yet have details about what those documents may contain, speculation has been running rampant since it first emerged that the Obama administration illegally spied on the Trump campaign. And lawmakers have vowed to probe the issue, too. Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who has emerged as an important ally to the president, said Congress must “absolutely” subpoena the Obama administration officials involved. One of the reasons for that would be to find out who in the Obama White House used the obviously phony “Steele Dossier” as the key “evidence” to justify spying on Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Indeed, the Obama administration literally “sent spies” to try to “entrap” Trump officials, Senator Paul noted during an interview on “Fox and Friends.”
Neoconservative Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), meanwhile, also made clear that Republicans in Congress were not done yet. In what was described in press reports as a “warning shot” to Hillary Clinton, her associates, and the Justice Department officials involved in the anti-Trump conspiracy, Senator Graham warned that “those who were abusive of the process in 2016 on the other side, you haven’t had much scrutiny, but that’s coming.” Hearings and potentially other measures are now being discussed to compel officials to reveal what they knew and when they knew it.
Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani also called for investigations of those who conspired to launch a phony investigation of the president that has divided and radicalized American society like never before. Pointing to House Intelligence Committee boss Representative Schiff, a far-left activist who repeatedly promised evidence of “collusion” that never existed, Giuliani said any new congressional investigations from his committee would be discredited before they began. But there are other investigations that should be considered. “If there are people who contrived this investigation, who made up this collusion, maybe they themselves should be investigated,” the former mayor of New York City said.
Investigative journalist Jerome Corsi, one of Mueller’s targets whose life was turned upside down with Gestapo tactics, wrote an important book exposing the Deep State machinations against Trump. Now, he has been cleared and is vowing to make Mueller pay, and critics say the evidence he compiled about Mueller, Clinton, Obama, and other senior U.S. officials must be heard. And anyone guilty of criminal offenses in these matters — the Uranium One scandal involving Clinton and the “Clinton Foundation” would be a good place to start digging, or the brazen and unlawful support for designated terror organizations — must be held accountable and punished.
As this magazine documented extensively in a Special Report last year, though, the Deep State that has tried to destroy Trump and the United States goes much deeper than just a rogue Obama administration’s dirty tricks. In fact, there is a “Deep State Behind the Deep State” — a network of secret and semi-secret societies and organizations that have dominated the levers of power for generations. And it is a far more serious threat than anti-Trump hacks at the FBI, DOJ, and the “intelligence” agencies. Leaders of many of these bureaucracies actually come from the secretive networks; groups such as the Council on Foreign Relations, Bilderberg, the Trilateral Commission, Skull and Bones, Bohemian Grove, and so on.
If Trump truly hopes to drain the swamp and punish treason, the justice system must be prepared to cast a much wider net. With the president cleared and Trump-Russia conspiracy theorists looking like fools and even criminals, there has never been a better opportunity to strike than right now.
Photo of President Trump: AP Images
Alex Newman is a correspondent for The New American who covers a broad range of topics. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or through Liberty Sentinel Media. Follow him on Twitter @ALEXNEWMAN_JOU or on Facebook.