Liberals heralded this group of life-long scammers, sleaze merchants and con artists as noble men of conscience, enabling them to fleece and deceive the public.
Am I the only one who thinks that our complete abandonment of religion in our society might be backfiring on us in real time? Almost our entire class of “elites” are some of the most arrogant, prideful, dishonest, and all around terrible people on the planet. Seems like lust, anger, envy, gluttony, sloth, greed and pride take over when we stop teaching chastity, patience, kindness, temperance, diligence, charity, and humility.
You have to wonder whether the saga of the Lincoln Project will not be an apt symbol of the Biden administration from its inception. By its own admission in Time magazine successfully conspiring to fix the election and deny Trump a second win, the "Cabal" has installed the improbable Joe Biden and the even more improbable Kamala Harris as president and vice-president, on false pretenses (for example, a hidden candidate protected from examination, a VP selection catapulting the least popular candidate in the primaries into the likelihood of actually becoming president because of Biden's obvious dementia and competency issues). The whole establishment is so corrupt and grift-ridden--for example, look at how corporate media deliberately polarized the country for the sake of profits over four long Trump years--that it's ready to unravel at the seams. It's "overdetermined" with corruption; it cannot but spill out. The Biden years I suspect may be the great unravelling. And does anyone think Harris has the character or competence to hold things together?
Thank you, Glenn for this: “What this sorry episode reveals above all else is that much of American liberalism, including its all-but-official arm in corporate media, replicated, in the name of combatting Trump, every unethical tactic, every deceitful method, and every toxic assault on basic decency that they insisted Trump singularly represented.” Wow. I used to try to warn my Trump hating friends that when you demonize someone you become a demon yourself. How about going forward in a positive way? Like, spending your energy and money figuring out why so many Americans are fed up with their elite rulers, Dem and Republican. One friend called me Eva Braun for defending Hitler (Trump, who I wasn't defending, that wasn't the point), and most just stopped talking to me. But I can say this absolutely honestly: had I been a politician in the Capitol during the break-in I would have walked out to the protestors and asked them to tell me what they want and why they loved Trump over me. That none of the narcissistic psychos did that is like the prelude to the French Revolution. They have a let them eat cake attitude. All the Trump hating people I know are now demonically possessed. I'm not religious but I now feel they should seek exorcism. They are even more psychotic now he's gone.
Doesn't really matter anyway. They were only a "thing" so they could oppose Trump "from the right." In reality, it's just the neo-cons still doing their Never Trump thing. Now that Trump is gone they are useless, so it's time for them to be fed into the cancel culture woodchipper. This isn't going to stop.
You have to hand it to Trump. No matter what else he did or didn't do, he brought the rats out into the open. All the rats.
Why does no one ever mention that these Lincoln Project characters were featured by CBS Sixty Minutes AFTER the allegations about John Weaver first surfaced in June 2020? And I never hear anyone talk about the fact that Steve Schmidt (of the Lincoln Project) managed the McCain/Palin presidential campaign in 2008.
Good evening Mr. Greenwald:
First of all, thank you so much for your continued exposes and outings of the absolute horrific vile sociopathy that is metastatic across this country if not the entire globe. Second, I think it’s time that people stop trying to rationalize tolerate and condone this level of hate and wretched disdain for life that is pandemic among the scum that rule and manipulate us, and try to influence us with such despicable disreputable dishonest rhetoric and narratives.
Evil, it truly is so prevalent. The relentless lying, pathological hypocrisy, causing endless harm chaos and death, showing no remorse for the consequences caused, and the never ending mocking and disdaining of healthy accepted boundaries set by society.
If we don’t fight back, this selfish shameless soulless plague will utterly decimate humanity, and I don’t write this to be provocative, I write this to open peoples eyes.
Thank you again, look forward to your next article/post.
I am a solid Trump supporter. My thoughts for the “other side” is that they would elevate the discourse, exemplify the norms, act with honor and in that way demonstrate to the country how they believe one should comport oneself. Instead they lied, incited violence, committed crimes and destroyed all norms. They vastly out-trumped Trump. A truly disgusting decision. You reap what you sow.
"But their lucrative scheme could never have succeeded without the knowingly fraudulent cooperation of liberal networks such as MSNBC and CNN. Over and over, those Democratic Party spokespeople masquerading as TV journalists — knowing exactly who these bottom-feeding GOP operatives have always been — encouraged their misguided and trusting viewers to regard the Lincoln Project as a selfless and noble bulwark against Trumpism rather than the scamming, grifting, lowlife con it so obviously was from the start."
Michael Avenatti reportedly had no comment.
Amazing the ease with which the Lincoln Group made money off of liberals fear and loathing of Donald Trump. As W.C. Fields famously said, "A sucker is born every day." Can't think of anyone better qualified to tell this revelatory story than Glenn Greenwald. Thanks again, Glenn.
The real story behind the story that Glenn is pointing to is how quickly things unravelled with Trump gone. For four years, an utterly corrupt establishment--more corrupt and more lying than Trump, and less competent too, strange as that may sound--was able to deflect everything from itself thanks to the Trump McGuffin. And now it's gone. How are they going to hold it together? What is there to hold it together? Everyone's grifting off of everyone else--that's what the Lincoln project shows. The ruling elites can thrive only. by stiffing the rest of us. That's why they need to divide us. They no longer have the ability to create the wealth that would lift everyone's boat. Trump was the best thing that every happened to them--it gave them another four years. Now, just weeks after his inauguration, it's clear that Biden has no plan, no ideas, and nothing to do except mindlessly negate everything his predecessor did good or bad. They are so uncoordinatedly they've already sold off parts of the store without even realizing it.
The Swamp is deep and wide. There are no Democrats or Republicans only politicians that get coopted and corrupted by money and power. Pretty disgusting. How this will ever get corrected is beyond me.
Good to see you back, Glenn!! We missed you. Conservatives always knew the Lincoln Project Group was filled with scammers but, hopefully, you'll reach some liberals / never trumpers who were duped. Not that it matters much now unless someone decides to sue.
If it was known that this collection of grifters were frauds, con artists, scammers, even maybe a pedophile thrown in, then how did they raise $100 million? They found the right marks. Sufferers of TDS.
Glenn...thank you for continuing to uncover/report on all these political scammers.......it is a compliant media that "protects" those who deserve no protection. Thank you for taking a stand when it seems so few are willing!!!
Inside the Lincoln Project. 60 minutes. Leslie Stahl https://www.newsandguts.com/video/60-minutes-inside-the-lincoln-project/ Leslie and the Lincoln project deserve each other. I wander if she still holds them in esteem? Both Leslie and this group make me sick. Not Covid sick just sick.