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Sat Aug 10, 2019, 01:56 PM

A Trump Official Just Posted on Instagram That Jeffrey Epstein Was "Hillary'd"

Oh, brother

https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/08/lynne-patton-hillary-bill-clinton-jeffrey-epstein-conspiracy-theory/

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A Trump Official Just Posted on Instagram That Jeffrey Epstein Was “Hillary’d”
Conspiracy theories involving the Clintons are circulating on social media.


Jeffrey Epstein, the multimillionaire accused of sex trafficking, was found dead in his New York jail cell Saturday morning in an apparent suicide. Details of his death emerged first through ABC News and quickly circulated among New York media outlets, but Lynne Patton, regional administrator at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, had another idea of what happened.

“Hillary’d!!” she posted on Instagram around 10 a.m., alongside a screenshot of a Daily Mail story that described Epstein’s manner of death. She added the hashtag, “#VinceFosterPartTwo,” a reference to the former Clinton aide whose death by suicide has fueled conspiracy theories for more than two decades.


Patton, one of the highest-ranking officials at HUD, was not alone in seizing on conspiracy theories. Within hours of Epstein’s death, “Clintons” and “ClintonBodyCount” were among the highest-trending topics on Twitter. Among the biggest drivers of the latter hashtag were an Infowars host and two accounts associated with the QAnon conspiracy, according to Alex Kaplan, a Media Matters researcher who focuses on far-right media.

On her Instagram page, Patton has waded into controversial territory before. In April, she posted a message mocking Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for “cying” over the deluge of death threats she received after President Donald Trump tweeted an out-of-context attack on her. “In response, a few of Patton’s 84,000 followers took the opportunity to comment and some added death threats of their own,” Mother Jones’ Nathalie Baptiste reported at the time. “One Instagram user said he was surprised that no one had killed the congresswoman yet. Another user said someone should ‘just do it’ rather than just threatening Rep. Omar.”

More recently, Patton has faced criticism from ethics watchdogs over her habit of promoting political content from her professional social media accounts. In May, she retweeted a post mocking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) that possibly violated federal law barring government officials from politicizing their positions. “It may be a Hatch Act violation. It may not be,” she wrote in a Facebook post explaining her decision. “Either way, I honestly don’t care anymore.”

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Reply A Trump Official Just Posted on Instagram That Jeffrey Epstein Was "Hillary'd" (Original post)
babylonsister Aug 10 OP
mokawanis Aug 10 #1
lsewpershad Aug 10 #2
Claritie Pixie Aug 10 #3
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Aug 10 #4
bhcodem Aug 10 #5
backscatter712 Aug 10 #7
malaise Aug 10 #6
Baltimike Aug 10 #8
Vinca Aug 10 #9
SweetieD Aug 10 #10
jcgoldie Aug 10 #11

Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 02:00 PM

1. Hey Patton

Epstein wasn't Hillary's friend, he was pal'in around with your boy Trump.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 02:02 PM

2. Epstein

was probably "Trump'd"... more likely.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 02:03 PM

3. I just had a disturbing thought.

With Barr's ability to control the evidence in the case, he would be able to fabricate evidence to go after the Clintons.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 02:03 PM

4. It takes a special kind of stupid to believe that

Hillary's not in power. Trump is.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 03:23 PM

5. More likely he was "Putinized" eom

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Response to bhcodem (Reply #5)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 03:28 PM

7. and/or "Trumped".

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 03:25 PM

6. Time for Hillary Clinton to sue these scumbags

They're in charge but Hillary did - they sure are fucking incompetent

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 03:30 PM

8. she should resign immediately. nt

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 03:30 PM

9. Much more likely he was "Donald'd."

With the news that Epstein introduced Mel to the King, one has to wonder about the circumstances of said meeting. Was this an Epstein retirement plan? Too old for Jeffrey, just right for the Donald.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 03:33 PM

10. The Clintons would have nothing to gain from his death.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sat Aug 10, 2019, 03:45 PM

11. Its ingenius

Every single fucked up criminal and corrupt thing that the Trumpers do they immediately start the conversation by blaming the other side with it and thereby melt every factual issue into he said she said muddied alternative facts relativist garbage.

But I mean good fucking grief Hillary Clinton again? Find a new boogeyman for fucks sake these guys are AC/DC making the same fucking song for 20 years!

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