Skip to comments.East Idaho rep. says it’s ‘plausible’ Obama staged Charlottesville riots
Posted on 08/20/2017 4:52:03 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Idaho Falls Rep. Bryan Zollinger took to Facebook on Friday, re-posting a conspiracy theory suggesting that last weekends events in Charlottesville, Va., could have been an inside job orchestrated to smear President Donald Trump.
The post, written on a site called The American Thinker, is replete with wild, unevidenced claims couched in what-ifs.
The conflagration in Charlottesville is beginning to feel like a set-up, perhaps weeks or months in the planning, the author wrote.
In a comment, Zollinger called the blog post completely plausible.
The post suggests, at various points, that the white supremacist demonstration in Charlottesville, which resulted in brawls with counterprotesters and an apparent terrorist attack that left Heather Heyer dead and 19 others injured, may have been plotted by former President Barack Obama, billionaire George Soros, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe or Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer or by some shadowy cabal involving them all.
And it describes both white supremacists and those who protested against them as groups of demented racists.
All of them on both sides are certainly that, the author wrote, while making an exception for Heyer, whose funeral was held Wednesday.
The post begins by reciting a claim that Obama set up a war room in his D.C. home to plan and execute resistance to the Trump administration. That claim, widely debunked by fact checkers but widely circulated by far-right news outlets, stems from an article in a London tabloid that cites a single unnamed source claiming to be a friend of Obamas. There is no further sourcing for the claim, though the claim was recently repeated by the National Enquirer using the phrase war room.
It then recites further claims, some with kernels of truth, others with none, to make the case that the white supremacist rally could have been staged.....
(Excerpt) Read more at idahostatesman.com ...
Not gonna click on the link. Just tell me whether or not the Idaho Statesman gets into the biography of the organizer, Jeremy Kessler, a guy that helped organize Occuply Wall Street and is reported to be an Ubama sympathizer.
There is no doubt in my mind that Obama, the media and the Democrats staged the entire riot.
Hatched at Obama’s Garage Command Post
The substantive article is not at Idaho Statesmen. It is one link further removed, in American Thinker.
The "founder" of Unite The Right, Jason Kessler, was an activist with Occupy Wall Street and Obama supporter. He sees himself as a professional provocateur. What if he was a ringer, a phony who revels in riling up some crazy people for some political purpose?
I read the article at The American Thinker. I just wanted to know if The Statesman passed along the information about Kessler.
This whole thing has Valerie Jarretts slime all over it.
We knew he wouldn’t go away.
He TOLD us he wouldn’t go away.
I’d wager most of the leaks of the Deep State are going directly through Valjar
“The post, ... is replete with wild, unevidenced claims couched in what-ifs.”
It sounds like they got this confused with Mueller’s Russian collusion “investigation”.
Jason Kessler is a known Obama flunky and was involved in the Occupy movement. Governor McAullife is a Clinton hack. On Saturday the opposing sides were herded together and then the Mayor told the police to stand down.
The only reason I might doubt that this mess was staged by Obama is that the staged riot/deaths went off much more smoothly than most of the political theater Barky has staged throughout the years.
Bryan Clark, writing in the idaho Statesmen, never mentions Kessler.
Obama or someone staged it.
” replete with wild, unevidenced claims couched in what-ifs.”
I agree with your comments. The copied comment above sounds like something taken right out of my local, lefty newspaper which feeds on the NYT, Compost and AP.
My first thoughts were he might be a nut case but I then decided we need to fight their crap with our own - especially since our crap about them is more likely to be true.
Run with it.
While I would love to blame Charlottesville riots on 0bama I feel other than organizing a circle jerk at his local bath house would be giving him too much credit
We start getting news the dems are getting squishy on the Russia, Russia, Russia meme that is falling apart bigtime, Blabbermouth Shultz in very hot water and all of a sudden the Charlottesville breaks out the way it did with McAwfull at the center of the stand-down?
Having the media as your PR unit sure doesn’t hurt your cause to keep changing the subject.
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