Skip to comments.Far-Right Smear Merchants Try to Slime Pete Buttigieg with Bogus Sex Assault Claim
Posted on 04/29/2019 6:25:29 PM PDT by EdnaMode
A pair of right-wing provocateurs are being accused of attempting to recruit young Republican men to level false allegations of sexual assault against Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg.
The details of the operatives attempt emerged as one man suddenly surfaced with a vague and uncorroborated allegation that Buttigieg had assaulted him. The claim was retracted hours later on a Facebook page appearing to belong to the man.
A Republican source told The Daily Beast that lobbyist Jack Burkman and internet troll Jacob Wohl approached him last week to try to convince him to falsely accuse Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, of engaging him sexually while he was too drunk to consent.
The source who spoke to The Daily Beast said Burkman and Wohl made clear that their goal was to kneecap Buttigiegs momentum in the 2020 presidential race. The man asked to remain anonymous out of a concern that the resulting publicity might imperil his employment, and because he said Wohl and Burkman have a reputation for vindictiveness.
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When a leftist is accused = far-right smear merchants.
Wohl finding new ways to discredit himself?
The Iron dossier says the mare is ................ I can’t say it.
A Republican source told The Daily Beast...
...absolutely nothing. Lyin' partisan media shills swill out more hate speech. Thanks EdnaMode.
This accusation only serves to help Buttgig. How can any idiot think a conservative would do this to Buttgig?
He seems for all intents and purposes to be less sexually aggressive than most FReepers here. I disbelieve he did anything like this.
Believe the victim!!
Buttigieg’s husband is not going to like this ,LOL
Who says it’s Republicans / right-wingers doing this?
There’s lots of Democratic candidates that have a motive for seeing a rising Pete Buttigig out of the way ... people like Bernie, Beto, Kamala ...
Maybe its the FBI tapping into his life.
UPDATE: An exclusive interview with Hunter Kelly reveals that he was allegedly set up by known fraudster Jacob Wohl.
Was this before or after high school ?
But then he’s used to getting slimed fairly often by his husband...
How could anyone believe an easily discredited lie could withstand scrutiny?
Is Wohl an agent provocateur working for the opposition to discredit Republicans?
I don't know enough about the guy.
Maybe it was Buttgig himself putting this out.
That made me cringe.
So we’re supposed to believe her but not him?
When B*ttpl*g said Imagine the gayest thing that you can, thats me I nearly heaved chow. Made me picture a pervert hanging out in gay bars and bath houses, having anonymous sex with 200 plus partners per year.
I have no doubt this is the kind of behavior B*ttpl*g has engaged in. Monogamy in gay men marriage doesnt exist.
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