In a highly unexpected and surprising turn of events, a major liberal leftist mainstream media outlet based in Washington, DC has now confirmed the truthfulness of emails leaked based on a laptop belonging to Hunter Biden, Joe Biden’s son, as they were reported by The New York Post in October 2020.
Scandalous emails are real. Not that anybody with common sense doubted it
The media outlet in question is Politico, and the admission has come almost a year after the NY Post report, which was lambasted by the liberal leftist mainstream media as “Russian disinformation” designed to hurt Joe Biden’s election prospects and help Trump, and whose sharing was banned by Twitter in a brutal censorship act.
Now the Politico Playbook, based on “The Bidens”, a new book by correspondent Ben Schreckinger, has confirmed some of the leaked emails.
The Playbook wrote that a person with independent access to the emails of Hunter Biden confirmed that in 2015 he got an email from a businessman from Ukraine who was thanking for arranging a meeting with Joe Biden.
An email from 2017 about a proposal for an equity breakdown of a venture involving Chinese energy executives, which includes the line “10 held by H for the big guy?”, has also been confirmed by the same person as authentic.
In other instances, emails released by an agency of the Swedish government match some of Hunter Biden’s leaked emails, with two individuals who had correspondence with Sleepy Joe’s son confirming the authenticity of some of them.
In the report, Politico does state that even though there are “genuine files” in the October 2020 leak of emails based on Hunter Biden’s laptop, it is still possible that some fake materials might have been included.
The turnaround by Politico is particularly striking considering how in October 2020 it published an article declaring that the “Hunter Biden story” is “Russian disinfo”, and cited for it “dozens of former intel officials.”
Back then the report cited a letter by over 50 former high-ranking intelligence officials who claimed that the laptop leak published by The New York Post showed “classic earmarks” of a “Russian information operation.”
The letter in question was signed by rabid anti-Trump leftists such James Clapper, John Brennan, Michael Hayden, Jeremy Bash and Leon Panetta, with many of them now working as analysts for CNN and MSNBC.
At the time, The Huffington Post, CNN, The Washington Post and MSNBC were the most vocal about killing the Hunter Biden laptop leak story by claiming it was a “non-scandal”, a “weak” attempt to hurt Joe Biden, and Russian disinformation.
The New York Times even published a report claiming that Trump’s personal attorney was given the laptop by “the Russians” in order to give it to the press and spread “false claims” about the Bidens.
While many of the liberal leftist propaganda machines sought to downplay or disparage the scandal by declaring it to be fake, a leaked audio recording released last week by Project Veritas demonstrated that CNN in particular had its top executives urge its staffers to avoid mentioning the Hunter Biden story during the 2020 election.
Politico’s admission about the at least partial authenticity of the Hunter Biden laptop leak is very important but it might be doomed to making very little impact considering the rest of the propaganda mouthpieces of the left will likely keep the official party line of trying to kill awareness of the story.