Sponsored Content

Intermarkets' Privacy Policy

Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!

Recent Entries
Absent Friends
westminsterdogshow 2023
Ann Wilson(Empire1) 2022
Dave In Texas 2022
Jesse in D.C. 2022
OregonMuse 2022
redc1c4 2021
Tami 2021
Chavez the Hugo 2020
Ibguy 2020
Rickl 2019
Joffen 2014
AoSHQ Writers Group
A site for members of the Horde to post their stories seeking beta readers, editing help, brainstorming, and story ideas. Also to share links to potential publishing outlets, writing help sites, and videos posting tips to get published. Contact OrangeEnt for info
Cutting The Cord And Email Security
Moron Meet-Ups

ę Trump Holds "Listening Session" With Those Affected by School Shootings | Main | Billy Graham Dies at Age 99 Ľ
February 21, 2018

Newsweek: Definitely Believe All Women, But, By the Way, Al Franken Was Taken Out by RUSSIAN Bots Who Lie

You may have seen this grotesque left-wing conspiracy theory from the laughable gutterblog Newsweek, which claims that Leanna Tweeden was some kind of frame-up pawn of a "botnet" campaign.

Oh, and if you're old enough, you may remember that the authoress Nina Burleigh said she would gladly give Bill Clinton a blowjob to keep abortion legal/mandated, and that all American women should get out their "kneepads" to service him with gratitude.

The #MeToo movement has a disturbing tendency of claiming to believe all women but then calling victims of liberal politicians liars, dupes, maniacs, or pawns.

Here's a digest of what Nina Burleigh claimed, based on the claims made by some fly-by-night group posting on the Medium open forum blog, as well as the leftwing propaganda outfit Raw Story, for crying out loud.

In 19 February 2018, both the news magazine Newsweek and news blog RawStory.com posted stories cribbing from a blog post on Medium.com by "Unhack the Vote," which reported the #MeToo movement had been co-opted by a network of right-wing Internet trolls and Kremlin-controlled social media bots to force Al Franken, a former Democratic senator from Minnesota, to resign.


Although the gist of the stories was that Democrats had been duped into pushing Franken out by a propaganda operation run by Russia and the alt-right, the accuracy of these stories is being challenged. They reported that the attack against Franken was orchestrated in part by "weaponizing" an article by author and writer Ijeoma Oluo to hasten his downfall. But both Oluo and a researcher who tracks Russian-influenced social media activity told us the reports got key details wrong.

This is what she said after first being rebutted by Snopes and the person whose post she misconstrued:

But now the #FakeNews clearlinghouse Newsweek now says it has to retract the story after being unable to verify the claims made in this absurd article, "after further review."

After further review? You're implying you did some review before publishing?

I'd imagine that's as much a lie as most of your other content.

The sassy sissy Shep Smith was just sparkling as he reported right-wing conspiracy theories about "crisis actors" involved in the Parkland school shooting protests -- think he'll have a word to say about this unhinged leftwing conspiracy theory?

The answer is "No," obviously. Leftwingers are permitted to post #FakeNews and conspiracy theories without ever being castigated for them. After all, true or not, sane or insane, they help the cause. And exposing the left for its fake news and conspiracy theories would hurt the cause, so they're just covered up, and the leftwing faithful are knowingly permitted to keep on believing untrue things because the truth doesn't matter to the left, and indeed never has -- only the cause of bringing Sovietism to the US matters.

Ironically enough -- given that they're pretending so hard to be anti-Soviet these late strange days.

Here's CNN scolding the "David Hogg is a crisis actor" conspiracy theorists, calling that claim "a lie."

Do you think they'll similarly call Nina Burleigh, Raw Story, Medium, or Newsweek liars? Will they be castigated for injecting viciously false conspiracy theories into the body public?

Or do you think they'll just pretend this didn't happen?

digg this
posted by Ace at 06:18 PM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
Wickedpinto: "It was about seperation largely, and largely due t ..."

Aetius451AD: "Look at the sexy jacket this blonde is wearing. Sh ..."

Yudhishthira's Dice: "Gonna be fun seeing leftists defend Venezuela inva ..."

Wally: "Liked the Godzilla movie, but didn't love it. Japa ..."

Don Black: ">>Venezuela on the brink of invading Guyana to tak ..."

Robert: "Otters called. ..."

AZ deplorable moron: "Stewart as a hard-assed pilot who's actually kind ..."

Robert: "Nood Libs Of TikTok. ..."

wth: "nd ..."

Robert: "Afternoon. ..."

naturalfake: " "The Iron Claw" or running around the neighbo ..."

wth: "Maybe the sex scene was with a fat ugly chick. Who ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64