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Sat Mar 31, 2018, 01:33 PM

W. Post, Former Fox host: 'There is indeed a witch hunt and it's led by Fox against Robert Mueller

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/why-i-left-fox-news/2018/03/30/d1224648-32bb-11e8-8bdd-cdb33a5eef83_story.html?utm_term=.b9eb80692015


I was the one person on the Fox payroll who, trained in Russian studies and the Russian language, had been face to face with Russian intelligence officers in the Kremlin and in far-flung provinces. I have traveled widely in and written extensively about the region. Yet I could only rarely and briefly comment on the paramount security question of our time: whether Putin and his security services ensnared the man who would become our president. Trumpís behavior patterns and evident weaknesses (financial entanglements, lack of self-control and sense of sexual entitlement) would have made him an ideal blackmail target ó and the Russian security apparatus plays a long game.

As indictments piled up, though, I could not even discuss the mechanics of how the Russians work on either Fox News or Fox Business. [...]

All Americans, whatever their politics, should want to know, with certainty, whether a hostile power has our president and those close to him in thrall. This isnít about party but about our security at the most profound level. Every so often, I could work in a comment on the air, but even the best-disposed hosts were wary of transgressing the party line.

Fox never tried to put words in my mouth, nor was I told explicitly that I was taboo on Trump-Putin matters. I simply was no longer called on for topics central to my expertise. I was relegated to Groundhog Day analysis of North Korea and the Middle East, or to Russia-related news that didnít touch the administration. Listening to political hacks with no knowledge of things Russian tell the vast Fox audience that the special counselís investigation was a ďwitch hunt,Ē while I could not respond, became too much to bear. There is indeed a witch hunt, and itís led by Fox against Robert Mueller.

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Reply W. Post, Former Fox host: 'There is indeed a witch hunt and it's led by Fox against Robert Mueller (Original post)
Botany Mar 2018 OP
dalton99a Mar 2018 #1
Botany Mar 2018 #2
dalton99a Mar 2018 #4
Botany Mar 2018 #5
dalton99a Mar 2018 #6
Botany Mar 2018 #7
murielm99 Mar 2018 #11
Botany Mar 2018 #12
Dark n Stormy Knight Mar 2018 #3
cilla4progress Mar 2018 #8
Botany Mar 2018 #9
BlueJac Mar 2018 #10
roscoeroscoe Mar 2018 #13
katmondoo Mar 2018 #14
BobTheSubgenius Mar 2018 #15

Response to Botany (Original post)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 01:38 PM

1. Kick

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #1)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 01:43 PM

2. From the article

With my Soviet-studies background, the cult of Trump unnerves me. For our societyís health, no one,
not even a president, can be above criticism ó or the law.

******

I might be wrong but I have no doubt that Russia/Putin has people or information channels
directly into the heart of Fox News. They are a cancer on my nation.




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Response to Botany (Reply #2)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 01:48 PM

4. You are not wrong. It is an orchestrated campaign.

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #4)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 01:54 PM

5. And remember that Ivanka Trump went to Croatia in the middle of the campaign to ...

.... hang out w/her BFF, Wendi Deng aka the former Mrs. Rupert Murdoch aka
Vlad Putin's gal pal. This is the largest criminal syndicate in the history of the
world and it put Trump into the White House.

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Response to Botany (Reply #5)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 01:59 PM

6. Yep - Dubrovnik:


Source: Ivanka Trump/Instagram

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #6)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 02:02 PM

7. high fashion treason

I bet I could pay all my bills for 2 months for the cost of Ivanka's purse.

And if I remember right Croatia was the home to lots of Putin's bot troops.

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Response to Botany (Reply #5)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 03:15 PM

11. Did Ivanka have a new baby at that time?

I could be wrong. But I would not want to leave my children to do this, no matter what my politics.

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Response to murielm99 (Reply #11)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 03:23 PM

12. Yep! March 27, 2016 Theodore James Kushner

@ least 5 months @ time of picture.

BTW don't you know that "the help" takes care of the kids?

The other two children were 5 & 3 @ the time.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 01:45 PM

3. Good to hear it from an insider,

but anyone with the least bit of reasoning ability can see that's the case.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 02:04 PM

8. So

Whatís it going to take to take them down.

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Response to cilla4progress (Reply #8)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 02:06 PM

9. Please call both of your senators and your congress critter's local office and tell ..

.... them that you demand that a good American called Bob Mueller be
protected.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 02:38 PM

10. K&R

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 04:01 PM

13. Speak!

Great to see this gentleman exposing Fox.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 04:08 PM

14. I call on all true Americans with products to sell to NOT advertise on Fox News

They are the bullies and liars of America and the destruction of our Democracy must be stopped. Free speech doesn't mean you have to support them. Without the advertisers Fox would eventually fade away to maybe be replaced by a more sane, more intelligent group with principles and integrity.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Sat Mar 31, 2018, 06:22 PM

15. You have to wonder how someone with (ostensible) ethics and integrity end up at Faux at all.

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