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Sat Mar 30, 2019, 05:51 PM

Why does Dershowitz keep appearing on Russian propaganda channels?

Source: Think Progress

Why does Dershowitz keep appearing on Russian propaganda channels?

The president's most prominent legal defender has found a new outlet for his views.

CASEY MICHEL
MAR 29, 2019, 12:40 PM

Alan Dershowitz, President Donald Trump’s most prominent legal defender, has found a new outlet to share his views: Russian propaganda channel RT.

Dershowitz’s multiple appearances on RT over the past few months come as questions continue to swirl about the Trump campaign’s relationship with Russia. Special counsel Robert Mueller submitted his final report on Russian interference last week, and Attorney General William Barr’s four-page synopsis cleared the campaign of collusion while also describing the multiple ways Russia attempted to influence the 2016 election. Trump and his supporters have celebrated the news, but have thus far refused to release the entirety of Mueller’s report, which is reportedly over 300 pages long.

Following Barr’s letter, Dershowitz appeared on RT to condemn the entire investigation. “It was a mistake to appoint a special counsel because there was no evidence of a crime,” Dershowitz said, calling for contempt of court proceedings to begin against those who lobbied for FISA warrants.

The Harvard professor emeritus referred to himself in his most recent appearance on RT as a “centrist, thoughtful, liberal Democrat,” while the RT host described Dershowitz as “the only person on the left that came through [the Mueller investigation] unscathed, and I would say enhanced.” He was joined by William Binney, a noted conspiracy theorist who has claimed that Russia did not hack Democratic emails, but that an internal leaker disseminated the emails.

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Read more: https://thinkprogress.org/alan-dershowitz-russia-propaganda-02f4cf31c533/

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The Velveteen Ocelot Mar 30 #1
DFW Mar 30 #2
Turbineguy Mar 30 #3
Buckeyeblue Mar 30 #4
emulatorloo Mar 30 #6
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emulatorloo Mar 31 #10
TwilightZone Mar 30 #5
emulatorloo Mar 30 #7
allgood33 Mar 31 #9

Response to Eugene (Original post)

Sat Mar 30, 2019, 05:52 PM

1. I assume that's just a rhetorical question...

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Sat Mar 30, 2019, 06:01 PM

2. What evil lurks in the hearts of men and paying clients?

Тень знает !! (And so does Alan Dershowitz......)

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Sat Mar 30, 2019, 06:21 PM

3. So you're a Professor Emeritus from Harvard Law.

All you have to do is put on your glasses, stroke your chin and ponder the question. Any question. People will understand.

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Sat Mar 30, 2019, 06:23 PM

4. Video tapes?

Just a suggestion. I'm not trying to start anything.

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Response to Buckeyeblue (Reply #4)

Sat Mar 30, 2019, 08:36 PM

6. There are links to videos in the article Eugene posted

Here’s one of them:



Here’s the link again.

https://thinkprogress.org/alan-dershowitz-russia-propaganda-02f4cf31c533/

The videos are linked to the underlined words in the paragraphs that describe his statements on RT

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Response to emulatorloo (Reply #6)

Sun Mar 31, 2019, 07:01 AM

8. I meant are their tapes that he'd rather the rest of us not see?

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Response to Buckeyeblue (Reply #8)

Sun Mar 31, 2019, 10:47 AM

10. Oh I don't know anything about that

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Sat Mar 30, 2019, 06:23 PM

5. Isn't "centrist liberal" an oxymoron?

Plus, if he's a liberal, he has a lot of people fooled.

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Response to TwilightZone (Reply #5)

Sat Mar 30, 2019, 08:41 PM

7. Yeah. Remember, he also calls himself "thoughtful"

I suppose so, if you define thoughtfulness as regurgitating Trump talking-points on Fox and RT

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Sun Mar 31, 2019, 07:27 AM

9. Epstein...he is seeking friends like Trump has to help get him out of the Epstein mess. Google

 

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is your friend. A lot of the info seems to have been scrubbed from the Net but check it out.
He was accused and subsequently prevailed in a legal suit against the attorneys for the plaintiffs.

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