Seventeen months after The New York Post published their bombshell report which revealed the Biden family’s long history of influence peddling, The New York Times quietly admitted that the emails found on Hunter Biden’s laptop are real.
The admission came in the 24th paragraph of an article whose title, “Hunter Biden Paid Tax Bill, but Broad Federal Investigation Continues,” provided no clue of the Grand Canyon-sized truth they were finally acknowledging.
The Post’s admission was carefully phrased and for lack of a better word, compartmentalized. After reading the article, one is left with the distinct feeling that the newspaper is positioning itself to protect the President from the accusations they know are coming: President Joe Biden has benefited financially from his son’s overseas business deals, he was aware of his son’s activities and he has been compromised by foreign governments.
In a 3,000 word article, The Post reported that last June, they obtained a portable hard drive that “purportedly” – a word repeated relentlessly throughout the piece – contained the data found on the laptop Hunter Biden had dropped off at a Wilmington, Delaware, computer repair shop in April 2019 and failed to retrieve.
The Post hired two security experts who determined that 22,000 emails “are authentic communications that can be verified through cryptographic signatures from Google and other technology companies.”
However, “the verifiable emails are a small fraction of [the] 217 gigabytes of data” the hard drive contained, the report said.
According to The Post, “The vast majority of the data — and most of the nearly 129,000 emails it contained — could not be verified by either of the two security experts who reviewed the data for The Post. Neither found clear evidence of tampering in their examinations, but some of the records that might have helped verify contents were not available for analysis, they said. The Post was able in some instances to find documents from other sources that matched content on the laptop that the experts were not able to assess.”
Specifically, “The Post did not find evidence that Joe Biden personally benefited from or knew details about the transactions with CEFC, which took place after he had left the vice presidency and before he announced his intentions to run for the White House in 2020.”
So, we are to believe that The Post’s “experts” could only verify 22,000, or 17 percent, of the 129,000 emails on the hard drive. That conveys the distinct impression that they were unable to verify the other 107,000, or 83 percent, of the emails.
The writers tell us that neither of the experts found “clear evidence of tampering” in their examinations. Well, did they find any evidence of tampering, clear or unclear?
Probably not. If they had detected any evidence at all that the laptop had been hacked and its content altered, which is the message they’re trying to send, they would have reported it.
Deeper down in the article, we’re told that “sloppy handling of the data” may have “damaged some records.”
“The experts found the data had been repeatedly accessed and copied by people other than Hunter Biden over nearly three years.”
This makes sense. The Post obtained their copy from a former researcher at Steve Bannon’s War Room podcast, which had been a copy. Bannon’s copy was nearly certainly a copy. And so on.
The Post, in turn, made two copies of their copy for each of their experts to examine separately.
There must be hundreds, if not thousands, of copies of the hard drive out there and there’s no telling how far removed from the original any of them are.
The Post’s experts would need access to “the original computer and its hard drive” to conduct a proper forensic examination.
So, why not explain that to their readers from the start rather than trying to insinuate there was a sinister reason that only 17 percent of the emails could be verified.
Anyway, the biggest elephant in the room, of course, is the email that refers to “The Big Guy” who stood to receive a 10 percent share of future profits in a planned business deal with Chinese energy company CEFC, which is affiliated with the CCP. Hunter Biden was known to refer to his father as “The Big Guy.” And Tony Bobulinski, Hunter’s former business partner, has confirmed publicly (and privately to Senate investigators) that Joe Biden is indeed The Big Guy.
This incendiary revelation alone should have derailed Biden’s campaign.
The Post is trying to strike a balance between two conflicting objectives; They want to be perceived as actual journalists who are digging deep to bring the truth to the American people, but above all else, they must protect our corrupt president. The latter is the most critical.
One final point. Neither the White House, nor Hunter Biden has disputed the actual revelations made in the emails.
Then-candidate Joe Biden dismissed the story as a “Russian plant” and pointed to the letter from “50 former national security folks” as validation during an October 2020 debate with then-President Donald Trump.
The New York Post reported that far from denying the laptop belonged to Hunter Biden, or that it had been hacked, a spokesman from the Biden campaign said only that there was nothing on Biden’s “official schedules” about a 2015 meeting with a Ukrainian energy executive.
No one said ‘Biden is not the big guy.’
Why are The Times, The Post and left-leaning networks such as ABC, NBC, and CNN finally covering this story?
These were all deliberate editorial decisions. First, it will enable them to say, ‘See, we reported the emails are real.’
But there may be a greater purpose. Although this is pure speculation on my part, knowing how they operate, I have to wonder if they’re trying to get ahead of new developments in the DOJ’s case against Hunter Biden.
Fox News‘ Jesse Watters gave his take on the Wednesday edition of his show. He said, “Hunter could be on the verge of being indicted for tax fraud and maybe money laundering and illegal lobbying.”
“We’re witnessing today one of the biggest containment operations in American history, a censorship campaign to cover up for one of the most corrupt first families in American history and to sway an election,” he added.
I’ll leave you with an interesting bit of election trivia from former Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway who appeared on Fox News’ Primetime on Wednesday night. She noted that 31 House Democrats have announced their retirement. If the GOP picks up 32 seats in November, which is entirely possible, she said they will have the largest majority in 100 years.
A previous version of this article was published on The Western Journal.
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