You can always tell when an election is getting close, things start to heat up. Today, the State Department released 350 emails previously deleted, but WikiLeaks released 2,050 emails. It must be Friday – Email Dump Day! Why Friday? Because they know less people will be paying attention on Friday, as compared to releasing information on a Monday.
What’s NOT new? Hillary Clinton is a pathological liar and a criminal, but she’s trying to get low-information voters to believe otherwise. Votes are votes – it doesn’t matter if it’s from dead people, illegals or just stupid people – they all count, as far as she’s concerned.
As far as WikiLeaks is concerned, this is just the beginning of the “October Surprise”.
The emails released are 2.050 emails from Hillary Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta. Mr Podesta is a long-term associate of the Clintons and was President Bill Clinton’s Chief of Staff from 1998 until 2001. Mr Podesta also owns the Podesta Group with his brother Tony, a major lobbying firm and is the Chair of the Center for American Progress (CAP), a Washington DC-based think tank.
The emails include paid speeches from Hillary Clinton, in which she boasted to private audiences that she was for “open trade and open borders” and admitted to being “kind of removed from the middle class.”
The leak also contains opposition research on Clinton’s main primary challenger, Senator Bernie Sanders, in which the campaign plotted to smear Sanders as a “sexist” with “extreme views on women,” as well as accuse his supporters of harassing women on the internet. The “Bernie Bros” smear, which did exactly that, became a major narrative of the Clinton campaign during the Democratic primary.
Observers were disappointed earlier this week when a major press event with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was not accompanied by a Clinton email leak. Some in the press said WikiLeaks “failed to deliver.” Those criticisms may well dissipate if the information in today’s leak is significant enough.
WikiLeaks has already had a major impact on the presidential race. Their release of emails from the Democratic National Committee at the time of the Democrats’ party convention, showing DNC collusion against the Bernie Sanders campaign, led to the resignation of DNC chairman Debbie Wesserman Schultz.
THIS is just the beginning of what WikiLeaks called the “October Suprise”. At this point though, I’m not really sure ANYONE voting for Clinton, really cares. Afterall, if they didn’t care about Benghazi why would they care about emails? If they didn’t care that she was fired for unethical practices when she was on the Watergate trial, why would they care? If they didn’t care about Bill and Hillary being the ONLY presidential couple to be fingerprinted, why would they care? If they didnt’ care about Bill’s impeachment, why would they care? If they didn’t care about her taking millions of dollars from countries that sponsor terrorism and adding it to the Clinton Foundation “slush fund”, why would they care? If they don’t care about Hillary Clinton being a pathological liar ot criminal over her past 30 years in office, why would they care?
WikiLeaks may have an “October Surprise” but it won’t be a surprise to ANY voters who STILL plan to vote for Hillary Clinton for President in 2016! Clinton’s voters just DON’T care!
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