Happy “Trying to distract you from the President’s skeezy friends’ shady activities” day!

by Joey deVilla on October 30, 2017

Click the picture to see the FOX News denial at full size.

In case you haven’t been keeping up with the news — and judging from the state of the people I keep running into, a lot of you don’t — today’s a day of high tensions in Washington.

That’s because the guy below, Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s campaign manager during the summer of 2016…

…and this guy, Rick Gates, a political consultant also on the Trump campaign…

…have been indicted by a federal grand jury for “conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, unregistered agent of a foreign principal, false and misleading FARA [Foreign Agents Registration Act] statements, false statements, and seven counts of failure to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts.”

This indictment is part of the U.S. Department of Justice Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and alleged collusion by Trump’s associates.

The better news organizations have been covering this story, but FOX News, the Republican Party’s Pravda, is running stories like this…

…and this…

…and more tellingly, this:

Click the picture to see the FOX News subterfuge at full size.

I’m expecting more red herrings from FOX as the day goes on. Happy “Trying to distract you from the President’s skeezy friends’ shady activities” day, everybody!

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Thane Eichenauer October 30, 2017 at 11:26 am

Every time I see someone mention Paul Manafort in the news I wonder how many prior posts has that person complaining about how many people on the ground of Afghanistan have been blown to bloody bits by patriotic US explosives made by ?

“Scott Horton is the author of the widely acclaimed Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan and the host of the indispensable foreign policy radio program and podcast The Scott Horton Show.”

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