Skip to comments.Why Did William Barr Meet with Rupert Murdoch? Here's one Possible Answer.
Posted on 10/14/2019 8:54:52 AM PDT by EyesOfTX
This is going to be a fun, fun week. Project Veritas founder James OKeefe announced over the weekend that his group is going to be releasing a new series of confidential recording this week. The target of this project?
CNN. Check this out:
This week, a CNN insider will blow the whistle and through Project Veritas will release dozens of recordings made of officials at the highest levels of CNN, revealing a political agenda, bias and misconduct hidden from public view.
This series of tapes which we think will be the biggest story of the year for Project Veritas blends two extraordinary series of events; a brave insider secretly recording at work and a hard-hitting piece of hidden camera muckraking into one of the supposed most trusted names in news.
Oh, my. Somewhere, Brian Stelter is huddled in a broom closet, furiously consuming a sack of jelly donuts. What fun!
Are there really any coincidences in the DC Swamp? Speaking of cable news outlets, heres something to think about where Fox News is concerned: Last Thursday, the fake news media was filled with reports about Attorney General William Barr holding a meeting with Rupert Murdoch, Chairman of the Board for Fox News, the previous evening. Democrats were so alarmed about the meeting that they were all over CNN and MSNBC that day demanding a congressional investigation, even though there was no publicly-known reason for them to have any concern.
Of course, the Democrats have been in a bit of a frenzy to tarnish Barrs reputation as he proceeds with his investigation into the origins of the coordinated DOJ/FBI/CIA/media efforts to deny Trump the presidency in 2016 and later to stage a coup detat to remove him from office, efforts that continue to this day. But the concern over this simple meeting seemed bizarrely overwrought, even in the context of that character assassination campaign, at least until Friday afternoon at 3:59 ET, when Shep Smith announced his resignation from his amazingly undeserved position at the cable news channel.
Remember that a big part of the Barr/John Durham investigation focuses on the massive leaking and cozy relationships with certain media members by the coup plotters within the government. It is also very important to remember that DOJ IG Michael Horowitzs long-overdue FISA abuse report supposedly will be released late this week, and Horowitz has also been heavily-focused on the leaking issue.
The three things could be totally unconnected, but you cant help wondering if Barr met with Murdoch to let him know what his investigation has discovered related to some of Foxs employees and contributors, including some of its on-air talent, and their relationships with the Deep State coup participants. Certainly, no one among Foxs on-air anchors has spent more time parroting the talking points of the Deep State more fervently over the past few years than Shep Smith has.
Again, it could all be just a big coincidence, and maybe Mr. Smith just got tired of being the cable channels poster child for the DC Swamp. Or maybe he got canned as a result of his on-air feud with the highly-rated Tucker Carlson. But Ive never been much of a believer in coincidences.
Speaking of that on-air feud between Smith and Carlson, highly-paid Fox contributor Andrew Napolitano was at the center of all of that. As reported on September 25 by Vanity Fair:
The schism was evident this week as a feud erupted between afternoon anchor Shepard Smith and prime-time host Tucker Carlson. It started Tuesday when Fox legal analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano told Smith on-air that Trump committed a crime by pressuring Ukraines president to get dirt on Biden. That night, Carlson brought on former Trump lawyer Joe diGenova, who called Napolitano a fool for claiming Trump broke the law. Yesterday, Smith lashed back, calling Carlson repugnant for not defending Napolitano on air.
Of course, Vanity Fair omits the fact that former Trump lawyer Joe diGenova is also a former U.S. Attorney, and a very highly-regarded one. Because of course thats what they did thats what the fake news media does. But I digress.
The thing to remember about Napolitano is that he had a very, very noticeable on-air transformation from being a Trump supporter one day to changing his on-air legal analyses into consistent anti-Trump rants the next. This transformation took place suddenly, shortly before the President publicly announced the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to become his second Supreme Court appointment. It is well-known that Napolitano actively lobbied the President for a Supreme Court nomination.
Here is what we also know without any doubt whatsoever: A large number of journalists and cable TV personalities are on the payroll of our intelligence agencies, and have been for more than half a century now. The convergence of all of these events could be mere coincidence, but it is certainly valid to wonder if Barr met with Murdoch as a courtesy call to give the media mogul a heads up on which of his employees might be about to become implicated in some very major investigations.
The hyper-panicked reaction by the Democrats to what could well have been just a dinner between two old acquaintances indicates theyre a lot more worried about it than any reasonable person would be.
That is all.
Yesterday Kurtz made a statement about Shemp. He left on his own and did a great job on hurricane reporting!
I watched Shemp when Notre Dame was burning. He reported that it had burned to the ground and didn’t exist anymore. I only watched him because it was in the daytime and I refused to watch CNN or NBC.
What a maroon.
My wild guess is, Murdoch asked for the meeting, and based on what he knows, the Clintoons will have some more people bumped off before Barr can talk to them.
None of these news readers is very smart. Most of what they say is written by the staff. If they had really an on site report in experience it was long ago. Also it is not like a large number of people watch any of these folks.
Bless his little heart....
“None of these news readers is very smart”
It has been said that a news reader would read aloud on tv his own obituary and not have a clue.
The stuff with News Corp involves Spygate and Brexit.
Very good reason for Barr to talk to Murdoch.
Shep used to cover those high-speed car chase Highway Patrol pursuits, usually from Los Angeles. Those ended usually with either an arrest or crash.
Absolutely loved those!
“CNN Insider”? I think they mean a real WHISTLEBLOWER...
Shep Smith did not quit FNC; he was outed as a DNC operative at FNC. He was making way too much money to quit over ideology.
Barr meets with Rupert Murdoch Thursday night and Shep leaving on Friday is no coincidence.
Maybe the old man still has some teeth left at Fox.
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