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Tal Vez

(660 posts)
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 02:13 AM Jul 2016

Have some of these emails been doctored?

Clinton's campaign manager (Robby Mooks) suggested today that some of the emails may have been doctored. If any have been doctored, there will be a cloud over every one of them until whoever dumped a document can come forward to prove that it is authentic. I don't think that these dumpers can do that, particularly if the Russians were involved. If there exists a cloud over the authenticity of some of them, they will all be more or less worthless.

People should not just roll over and be destroyed by unauthenticated documents emerging from dark and suspicious sources. We should all demand some proof. Let these dumpers come forward and prove their case.

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NanceGreggs

(27,813 posts)
1. Certain people don't want any proof ...
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 02:17 AM
Jul 2016

... they're too anxious to swallow whatever slimy bait gets dangled on the hook.

 

yeoman6987

(14,449 posts)
6. If they are fake then Debbie needs to find out
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 02:56 AM
Jul 2016

She's taking the fall. I think if they were fake she'd have proved it by now.

Hekate

(90,556 posts)
7. How can she "prove" anything when she's under constant attack & now fired? Brilliant.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:20 AM
Jul 2016

Just brilliant.

 

UMTerp01

(1,048 posts)
2. Yes. One from "Donna Brazile" already proven to be fake
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 02:19 AM
Jul 2016

This is turning into such a gawd damned shit show. I am so fucking annoyed right now at all of this. I am hoping that by the end of next week my mood is better because I'm fucking pissed off at this distraction.

Kathy M

(1,242 posts)
5. too man unanswred questions
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 02:38 AM
Jul 2016

the original statement that came out said experts even questioned authenticity ........ We have no idea where or who leaked . Yes the republicans are going to use it , already have today ..... manafort has been all over . This wont be the last time ..... I believe they will work the divide angle so I think it is important to remember to filter out all the noise before reacting . Otherwise it will play in the other sides hands .

Hekate

(90,556 posts)
8. Jeez, just consider the source. It's outright sabotage of an American election...
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:24 AM
Jul 2016

...and the American Left is salivating at the thought of taking down the Democratic nominee and allowing Trump into the WH.

I'm with Ruth Bader Ginsberg on this: New Zealand is looking good.

Cha

(296,848 posts)
9. Joy Reid getting warned by wikileaks.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:24 AM
Jul 2016
Joy Reid
✔ ?@JoyAnnReid
Tomorrow on #AMJoy we'll explore the unprecedented affinity between an American presidential candidate - Trump - Russia and Wilileaks.

WikiLeaks
✔ ?@wikileaks
@JoyAnnReid You are pushing a discredited conspiracy theory. There is no affinity, whatsoever. Our lawyers will monitor your program.
7:57 PM - 23 Jul 2016
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Kim Ghattas
✔ ?@BBCKimGhattas
Wow. Wiki leaks is now into intimidating journalists @JoyAnnReid https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/757092238400913408
3:09 AM - 24 Jul 2016
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Joy Reid ?@JoyAnnReid · 4h4 hours ago
This isn't getting as much attention, but Russian meddling in the U.S. election IS the biggest bombshell out there.
https://twitter.com/JoyAnnReid?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

https://theobamadiary.com/2016/07/24/president-obama-on-face-the-nation/

Russian government hackers penetrated DNC, stole opposition research on Trump

The DNC said that no financial, donor or personal information appears to have been accessed or taken, suggesting that the breach was traditional espionage, not the work of criminal hackers.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/russian-government-hackers-penetrated-dnc-stole-opposition-research-on-trump/2016/06/14/cf006cb4-316e-11e6-8ff7-7b6c1998b7a0_story.html

It's international espionage.
 

Matt_in_STL

(1,446 posts)
10. Great, then release the original emails and clear it all up.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 05:52 AM
Jul 2016

Mook is trying to save the asses of the DNC and keep Hillary clear of it and is probably afraid of what else is out there. Discrediting is the best he has and I can't blame him. Lots of people pissing themselves over this one.

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