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Sun Mar 17, 2019, 10:34 PM

 

Isn't it odd how Matt Taibbi slammed Obama for years, spent years in Russia, yet now is quiet

(relatively) about the Trump regime? Is it odd that he has never called Trump a "criminal co-conspirator"?

I never trusted that smirk-ass "independent".

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Reply Isn't it odd how Matt Taibbi slammed Obama for years, spent years in Russia, yet now is quiet (Original post)
riverine Mar 2019 OP
Beakybird Mar 2019 #1
still_one Mar 2019 #2
okaawhatever Mar 2019 #3
SunSeeker Mar 2019 #4
shanny Mar 2019 #9
SunSeeker Mar 2019 #10
4now Mar 2019 #5
LuvLoogie Mar 2019 #6
shanny Mar 2019 #7
SweetieD Mar 2019 #8
pnwmom Mar 2019 #11
SunSeeker Mar 2019 #12
Cha Mar 2019 #14
uponit7771 Mar 2019 #17
betsuni Mar 2019 #13
pnwmom Mar 2019 #15
duforsure Mar 2019 #16
nini Mar 2019 #18
yardwork Mar 2019 #19
Blue_Tires Mar 2019 #20

Response to riverine (Original post)

Sun Mar 17, 2019, 10:38 PM

1. It does make you wonder.

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Response to riverine (Original post)

Sun Mar 17, 2019, 10:41 PM

2. He is slightly better than Greenwald, but they are both arragont jackasses, who have a very

difficult time admitting errors in judgements

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Response to riverine (Original post)

Sun Mar 17, 2019, 10:45 PM

3. He's following in the footsteps of other left of center individuals with ties to Russia. Jill Stein,

Tulsi Gabbard, Glenn Greenwald, and their like-minded friends.

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Response to riverine (Original post)

Sun Mar 17, 2019, 10:45 PM

4. Yes, his silence is deafening, so to speak. nt

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Response to SunSeeker (Reply #4)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 01:36 AM

9. Silence?

 

He published a book in 2017 titled "Insane Clown President". I haven't read it but it has a pic of Rump on the cover so I doubt if it is about Obama.

He's done a couple more books since then, (Hate Inc. and I Can't Breathe) and I think is currently working on something about the black hole of a money pit that is the Pentagon.

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Response to shanny (Reply #9)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 02:59 AM

10. That was about the 2016 campaign. It didn't talk about Russia.

The book basically critiques Trump's marketing style. It doesn't go into the shit show that is Trump's White House. The other books you mention aren't about Trump. I Can't Breathe is about the life and death of Eric Garner. Hate Inc. is a rant about the media, not Trump. The full title is "Hate Inc.: How, and Why, the Media Makes Us Despise One Another." From what I can tell, it's a lot of "both sides do it" false equivalence kind of stuff, and basically blaming "the twisted media" for the surge of hate in this country, instead of Trump. Trump would approve of that talking point!

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Response to riverine (Original post)

Sun Mar 17, 2019, 10:55 PM

5. Lately I have been thinking about that too.

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Response to riverine (Original post)

Sun Mar 17, 2019, 10:55 PM

6. Oh, him? I forgot about him. Shit

Now I have to forget about him again...

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Response to riverine (Original post)

Sun Mar 17, 2019, 11:05 PM

7. It is true that Russians, Saudis and other

 

nefarious persons--looking at you Erik Prince-- are thick on the ground. It is not true that they are under every bed.

My advice is to look at who stands to profit and that has never struck me as Taibbi's raison d'Ítre.

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Response to riverine (Original post)

Sun Mar 17, 2019, 11:12 PM

8. He always seemed like a jerk. And I think his MeToo moment also humbled him a bit.

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Response to riverine (Original post)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 03:09 AM

11. He's not exactly silent. He's a pro-Tulsi, pro-Zero Hedge kind of guy.

For example:








Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi returns to PRIMO NUTMEG to discuss Bernie Sanders' foreign policy, why there's a smear campaign against Tulsi Gabbard, what comes next after RussiaGate implodes, hysterical social media censorship, a









And P.S.: He still loves Bernie Sanders.

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Response to pnwmom (Reply #11)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 03:25 AM

12. OMG. I can't believe he actually said "The Russia business is reaching peak stupidity."

And he wasn't talking about Trump. He was talking about Dems, namely Amy Klobuchar saying she will be tough on Putin. How is being tough on Putin "stupid"???!!!

And he refers to the worst Presidential scandal in American history, where a sitting President betrayed his own country to it's biggest foreign adversary, as "the Russia business"?!

WTF is wrong with him?

Who writes his tweets? Trump?

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Response to pnwmom (Reply #11)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 05:04 AM

14. Because, of course, Taibbi is pro-Gabbard.



I like Neera Tanden!

Matt Taibbi sucks-reaching peak stupidity.. hey genius Gabbard "smears" herself by covering for putin/trump/assad. Anyone who attempts to cover for gabbard isn't reality based.

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Response to pnwmom (Reply #11)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 07:19 AM

17. WOW !! Screw Taibbi ... bookmarked

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Response to riverine (Original post)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 03:27 AM

13. I guess he still thinks the cynical "both sides" arrogant fact-free snark is cool.

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Response to betsuni (Reply #13)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 05:16 AM

15. The years he spent hanging out in the Soviet Union made a lasting impression on him. n/t

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Response to riverine (Original post)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 07:07 AM

16. She's a plant

To use to divide people with , much like stein was used by putin in the last presidential election.

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Response to riverine (Original post)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 08:16 AM

18. I think the 'left" has been infiltrated more than people want to admit

This Russia propaganda isn't coming from just the right.

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Response to riverine (Original post)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 08:16 AM

19. It's not odd. It fits a pattern.

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Response to riverine (Original post)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 08:36 AM

20. Taibbi's been a Kremlin stooge for years now...

along with the rest of his ilk

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