Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Julian Assange Plays Trump Supporters For Chumps
The TeaPublicans were all giddy with anticipation for the big, juicy news that would deliver a coup de grace to Hillary Clinton via Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.
What they got was a big NOTHING BURGER and played by WikiLeaks. Now they're all mad as wet hens, claiming somehow the Klintoon Krime Konsortium was responsible, because it's always the Klintoon's fault when the TeaPublicans can't win against her -- it's always the Klintoons and not their gullibility to believe every piece of rumor and gossip, only to be shown how shallow and easily duped they are.
From The Washington Post:
Over the course of two hours Tuesday — with the world’s media and bleary-eyed Trump die-hards across the United States tuning in — Assange and other WikiLeaks officials railed against “neo-McCarthyist hysteria,” blasted the mainstream press, appealed for donations and plugged their books (“40 percent off!”).
But what they didn’t do was provide any new information about Clinton — or about anything else, really. The much-vaunted news conference, as it turned out, was little more than an extended infomercial for WikiLeaks on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of its founding.
Assange, whose group released a trove of hacked Democratic National Committee documents on the eve of the party’s convention this summer, breezily dismissed the idea that anyone should have expected any news at his news conference.