Previous claims that this scandal was pure Russian disinformation aimed at influencing the 2016 presidential election were false.
New York, Mar. 27 (DP.net).– Hunter Biden's laptop contents were so effectively buried by accusations of disinformation and social media bans that it became synonymous with the power of the "new truth regulating bureaucracy". However, it turns out, as The New York Times now acknowledges, that the original reporting silenced by the fact-checkers was accurate. What was it about again? Indeed, it all had to do with the concealment of the evidence of corrupt business dealings involving then-candidate Joe Biden, his family, and a Ukrainian energy company being investigated by Victor Shokin who was then the Ukrainian Prosecutor-General. That company is Burisma Holdings Limited, and it is also important to note that Mitt Romney's national security adviser in his 2012 campaign —Joseph Cofer Black, a career CIA agent who rose to its top levels— sits on the board of directors of Burisma.
This is what the much-quoted, recommended, and trusted Politico.com stated on October 19, 2020: «Hunter Biden story is Russian disinformation, dozens of former intelligence officials say. More than 50 former intelligence officials signed a letter casting doubt on the provenance of a New York Post story on the former Vice President's son.»
In the meantime, at Meta —the parent company of Facebook and Instagram— any content they unilaterally flagged as false or misleading was downgraded and continues to be downgraded in the platform’s algorithms, so fewer people will see it. Google and Twitter are using similar rules to bury posts.
Let's remember that on April 12, 2019, Hunter Biden took his damaged laptop to a computer repair shop in Wilmington, Delaware.Read more ...