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Tommy_Carcetti

(43,265 posts)
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 09:28 AM Oct 2020

Lamest attempt at an October "surprise" ever

An alleged laptop which someone insists really, absolutely totally belonged to Hunter Biden for sure, and this person supposedly gave the laptop to the lawyer for Rudy Giuliani—a man up to his eyeballs in involvement in the actual shakedown of Ukraine by Donald Trump that lead to his impeachment—and this is in turn told to Steve Bannon—a man currently under indictment for defrauding people over a fake border wall—who then tells all of this to the New York Post, a publication best known as the paper most preferred by parakeets over the Tri-State area.

The scintillating “information” is an alleged desired introduction of Burisma officials by Hunter Biden to his father—Vice President at the time—who the allegation is then that VP Biden leans on the Ukrainian President to replace its Prosecutor General because that will supposedly relieve pressure on Burisma even though that Prosector General had abandoned the investigation into Burisma, and also everybody from the Obama administration to the EU to the IMF wanted that Prosecutor General replaced.

So either all of this is absolutely true and it does absolutely nothing to implicate either Biden, or it was all some elaborate Rube Goldberg set up and it still did absolutely nothing to implicate either Biden.

If you’re going to fake a smoking gun, shouldn’t it at least give the appearance of actual smoke?

Fucking amateurs.

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Lamest attempt at an October "surprise" ever (Original Post) Tommy_Carcetti Oct 2020 OP
+1 mercuryblues Oct 2020 #1
I'm an avid news junkie and even if true, even if bad, way too complicated to follow. lagomorph777 Oct 2020 #9
I totally... Blue_playwright Oct 2020 #46
Amateurs but determined criminals nonetheless. C_U_L8R Oct 2020 #2
A swing and a miss!! Happy Hoosier Oct 2020 #3
Who engineered this Fascist scheme,.. magicarpet Oct 2020 #4
It's the Acme October Surprise. Tommy_Carcetti Oct 2020 #7
Got cha covered.... magicarpet Oct 2020 #8
Again, this website leaves no stone unturned. Thank you so much. RussellCattle Oct 2020 #48
This message was self-deleted by its author lagomorph777 Oct 2020 #10
That's it.. that's all you got...? magicarpet Oct 2020 #14
Sorry, pre-coffee brain at work. Tommy_Carcetti Oct 2020 #18
Did not mean to run them off,... if I caused the exit.... magicarpet Oct 2020 #53
Boulders: The Trump years in four minutes sarge43 Oct 2020 #41
It's funny how many iterations of the same gag they used and it was still funny. RussellCattle Oct 2020 #50
That was Chuck Jones' genius n/t sarge43 Oct 2020 #54
Beep beep. RussellCattle Oct 2020 #59
Lucas has replacement smoke for electrical circuits. House of Roberts Oct 2020 #5
Do they sell that in a bigger bottle? lagomorph777 Oct 2020 #12
I think one of the Lucas mottos is House of Roberts Oct 2020 #31
This is why I love this website and, when it drives me crazy, can't quit it. Stuff like this.... RussellCattle Oct 2020 #47
I heard a saying years ago; the reason the Brit's drink warm beer..... Hotler Oct 2020 #51
Whatever happened to those two pigeons from Fraud Guarantee or whatever the heck it was called? Hugin Oct 2020 #6
It's OK, Barr will be unemployed real soon FakeNoose Oct 2020 #16
From your lips... Hugin Oct 2020 #25
Dewy Cheatem & Howe! I love it. It's been too long since I heard that phrase... CTyankee Oct 2020 #29
I found this. CTyankee Oct 2020 #30
I remember it from a Three Stooges skit FakeNoose Oct 2020 #32
I think I heard that Lev Parnas offered to talk with the Biden campaign the other day. lagomorph777 Oct 2020 #19
I bet he's got some stories to tell, too. Hugin Oct 2020 #22
Best description ever............... Maraya1969 Oct 2020 #11
Now we know the CIA/NSA aren't involved Johnny2X2X Oct 2020 #13
Screenshot of the folder where the documents were found EarlG Oct 2020 #15
The guy running that shop must not like what he does for a living very much. Hugin Oct 2020 #23
Reminds me of the hair salon owner in SF - the Nancy setup underpants Oct 2020 #28
LOL Kitchari Oct 2020 #26
brilliant ! nebby70 Oct 2020 #43
What I really can't get over is who in their right mind would leave their laptop somewhere for ... SWBTATTReg Oct 2020 #17
I have taken hard drives out of all my old computers. kimbutgar Oct 2020 #34
That's the way to do it, disable the device by gutting it in this manner. Smart! Story does sound SWBTATTReg Oct 2020 #57
Nicely Put, Sir The Magistrate Oct 2020 #20
+1 Hugin Oct 2020 #27
Basically, they're replaying the 2016 playbook... Wounded Bear Oct 2020 #21
Quite apart from the obvious timing of this ridiculous bs, it is interesting in view of the Nobel niyad Oct 2020 #24
Thank you Hekate Oct 2020 #55
So then if true the owner of this repair shop just destroyed his business kimbutgar Oct 2020 #33
If you or I took a laptop to a repair shop ScratchCat Oct 2020 #38
Chain of "custody" of the laptop makes anything on it meaningless. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Oct 2020 #35
The fact that they had to release this *today* is a sure sign the campaign is collapsing greenjar_01 Oct 2020 #36
97% of voters are not even listening at this point in the campaign bucolic_frolic Oct 2020 #37
Lame or not, Winslow and possibly The Lincoln Project needs to completely go after Don Jr, Eric and johnnyfins Oct 2020 #39
Thus should end Maggie Haberman's career. Last straw. yardwork Oct 2020 #40
And not only all of that, but when Hunterzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.... rlegro Oct 2020 #42
Giuliani is a scum-ball and it is my sincere hope that he pays for his actions. Pepsidog Oct 2020 #44
When will somebody reel in Rudy? Dios Mio Oct 2020 #45
It is a smoking gun if the smoke is invisible and the gun is a banana. Statistical Oct 2020 #49
With a post-it note pasted to the end with the words "It's smoking" written on it. nt Tommy_Carcetti Oct 2020 #56
Wait a minute, isn't that the laptop I sold to Jimmy down the street? Same SN...... UCmeNdc Oct 2020 #52
They have Project Veritas, Jacob Wohl and Spygate. Initech Oct 2020 #58
"preferred by parakeets" scipan Oct 2020 #60

lagomorph777

(30,613 posts)
9. I'm an avid news junkie and even if true, even if bad, way too complicated to follow.
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 09:42 AM
Oct 2020

Really dumbass play by the TrumPutin mob.

Besides, it's not true, and were it true, it's still nothing.

C_U_L8R

(45,090 posts)
2. Amateurs but determined criminals nonetheless.
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 09:31 AM
Oct 2020

Nothing is beneath these corrupt idiots. At least their attempts are laughable.

Happy Hoosier

(7,626 posts)
3. A swing and a miss!!
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 09:34 AM
Oct 2020

This is almost assuredly a fabrication of Russian Intel, but even if it is not... so the fuck what?

Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #7)

magicarpet

(14,805 posts)
53. Did not mean to run them off,... if I caused the exit....
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 12:15 PM
Oct 2020

Was only joking and kidding....

The intent was good natured...

RussellCattle

(1,554 posts)
47. This is why I love this website and, when it drives me crazy, can't quit it. Stuff like this....
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 12:01 PM
Oct 2020

....just magically appears every so often and I've got to wonder "Where the hell did this come from?" What a wonderfully goofy and diverse group it is that frequents these pages.

Hotler

(11,607 posts)
51. I heard a saying years ago; the reason the Brit's drink warm beer.....
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 12:12 PM
Oct 2020

is because their refrigerators are made by Lucas.

Hugin

(33,443 posts)
6. Whatever happened to those two pigeons from Fraud Guarantee or whatever the heck it was called?
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 09:36 AM
Oct 2020

We haven't heard a peep out of those guys since last year at about this time.

Someone needs to check their cells or see if they've been served any tea.

In a country where the former DoJ is litigation harassing the author of a fricken book about the Tarnished Lady over a worthless private NDA and may soon be trying to get a former administration gadfly to pay restitution for telling the truth by posting pro-Trump campaign ads. Anything is possible.

FakeNoose

(33,482 posts)
16. It's OK, Barr will be unemployed real soon
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 09:49 AM
Oct 2020

I think he's auditioning for an opening at Dewey, Cheatum & Howe LLC.

Under the Biden administration, there will be a complete overhaul of the Dept. of Justice. That needs to be at the top of a very long list.

CTyankee

(64,038 posts)
29. Dewy Cheatem & Howe! I love it. It's been too long since I heard that phrase...
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 10:15 AM
Oct 2020

Was that created in the 50s?

Hugin

(33,443 posts)
22. I bet he's got some stories to tell, too.
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 09:57 AM
Oct 2020

Good. We've got to keep them away from balconies or water bottles until January at the earliest.

Maraya1969

(22,709 posts)
11. Best description ever...............
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 09:44 AM
Oct 2020

"New York Post, a publication best known as the paper most preferred by parakeets over the Tri-State area."



Johnny2X2X

(19,699 posts)
13. Now we know the CIA/NSA aren't involved
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 09:45 AM
Oct 2020

The CIA or NSA would have made this a lot more believable than this. Amateur hour and really a joke that FOX published the Post's story.

Hugin

(33,443 posts)
23. The guy running that shop must not like what he does for a living very much.
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 10:00 AM
Oct 2020

His 15 seconds of infamy are about up.

It's still pretty non-partisan in this bi-polar country to not want someone sifting through the porn... I mean, PII, on your HDD.

SWBTATTReg

(22,565 posts)
17. What I really can't get over is who in their right mind would leave their laptop somewhere for ...
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 09:50 AM
Oct 2020

scumbags like this to go into and peruse the contents of the laptop? This doesn't meet the smell test what so ever. Think about it.

Most people are extremely careful and cautious about where they take and/or handle their laptops. I am that way mainly because there may be some information on the laptop although not much...even if I were to get another laptop or desktop computer instead of a laptop, I wouldn't dispose of the older laptop just because I have a newer model...I hang onto my older PCs and laptops and don't dispose of them anyways.

SWBTATTReg

(22,565 posts)
57. That's the way to do it, disable the device by gutting it in this manner. Smart! Story does sound
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 12:30 PM
Oct 2020

fake, that's why I said something and probably why the story isn't getting any traction in the real world (outside DU). These people are trying everything but throwing the kitchen sink to try and sink Mr. Biden. They will fail.

Take care and be safe!

The Magistrate

(95,394 posts)
20. Nicely Put, Sir
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 09:54 AM
Oct 2020

I've always told my kids and grand-kids to show some respect when they lie to me, and not peddle a tale only an idiot could believe....

Hugin

(33,443 posts)
27. +1
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 10:07 AM
Oct 2020

I think that is what bothers me the most about this clown car of buffoons.

They are lazy liars. But, I guess I'm not the person the lies are directed toward.

niyad

(115,052 posts)
24. Quite apart from the obvious timing of this ridiculous bs, it is interesting in view of the Nobel
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 10:00 AM
Oct 2020

Peace Prize award last week, to the World Food Program, of whose American arm Hunter Biden was chair for several years.

kimbutgar

(21,518 posts)
33. So then if true the owner of this repair shop just destroyed his business
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 10:24 AM
Oct 2020

Who would take your computer to a shop who exposed your private stuff in your computer.?

ScratchCat

(2,073 posts)
38. If you or I took a laptop to a repair shop
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 10:57 AM
Oct 2020

And they made a copy of the contents of our hard drive for "personal reasons" - and gave it to someone else - they would be out of business and someone might be looking at criminal charges over that.

 

greenjar_01

(6,477 posts)
36. The fact that they had to release this *today* is a sure sign the campaign is collapsing
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 10:38 AM
Oct 2020

It is a piddling and stupid story, obviously false and really laughable. They were desperate to get something, anything out to stem the bleeding. The Trump campaign is in freefall. Looking forward to the splat.

bucolic_frolic

(44,100 posts)
37. 97% of voters are not even listening at this point in the campaign
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 10:46 AM
Oct 2020

Minds are made up. Made up evidence won't create a ripple. And they didn't learn their Gestapo very well.

johnnyfins

(902 posts)
39. Lame or not, Winslow and possibly The Lincoln Project needs to completely go after Don Jr, Eric and
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 10:58 AM
Oct 2020

especially Fascist Barbie.

Initech

(100,411 posts)
58. They have Project Veritas, Jacob Wohl and Spygate.
Wed Oct 14, 2020, 12:31 PM
Oct 2020

All three of these have attempted to dig up dirt on the Democrats, and all 3 have failed miserably. They're really bad at this!

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