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July 26, 2019

DARK MYSTERIES OF POWER: To Explain Mueller's Poor Performance, Democrats and CNN (But I Repeat Myself) Turn to, Get This, A Conspiracy Theory That "Someone Got To Him"

When all you have is a hammer, craft a conspiracy theory explaining the non-existence of screwdrivers.

It's not out-of-character for these lefties to buy into conspiracy theories, we are still living among corporate media and political partisans that maintain President Trump is an agent of RUSSIA. Now comes poor Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.). He says that someone "got to" Robert Mueller, who bombed in his "one night only" performance of the Democrats' stage production of "The Mueller Report: Orange Man Forever Bad."

Lieu appeared on CNN (where else?) to assert his conspiracy theory:

"[Y]ou say Mueller fully understood your question. Doesn't Mueller's correction, which he later provided, prove otherwise?" Blitzer asked.

"This is what’s so odd about that exchange. Special counsel Robert Mueller agreed that the OLC opinion prevented a sitting president from being indicted, and then the Republican member after me asked him a series of questions to try to get him to walk it back, and he did not do that."

"And then it wasn't until there was a recess with the Intel committee that he started to walk some of it back," said Lieu.

"I don't know who got to him. I don't know who talked to him, but that was very odd, what he did.”

Blitzer asked Lieu, "What are you suggesting?"

Are you saying he only did that because of pressure from someone?"

I don't know," said Lieu, "but he clearly answered the way he answered to me, and then he had numerous times to walk that back by the next Republican member who asked him a series of questions on the exact same issue trying to get him to walk it back."

He changed his answer to reflect what was in "his" report. However, Robert Mueller didn't know what was in the report, that was the big bombshell during the hearing. Obviously Wolf Blitzer didn't know what was in the report either. When Mueller came back from his break and corrected his statement, he read the correct answer directly from the report. This was lost on Lieu and Blitzer.

I suppose when you have so much invested in a narrative, these are the lengths you will go to in order to keep your beliefs alive.

Note that Blitzer is more than eager to act as wingman to Lieu in his latest conspiracy theory debut.

This is what broken men become when prophecy fails. This is life after the comet.

Posted by: Broseidon - New Work Computer, Same Work Ethic

Content warning for this link containing pictures of what life after the comet -- the comet that the Heaven's Gate cult thought would usher in the end of the world, but didn't -- looks like.






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