Did this change the election? Eighteen months later, NY Times admits Hunter Biden laptop is “authentic”


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NEW YORK, NY- Much of what we are currently dealing with—from escalating gas prices to runaway inflation to Vladimir Putin’s genocide against Ukraine—can be traced back to the failure of the mainstream media to do their damn job and report on what should have been a scandal the equivalent of Watergate.

That of course is the bombshell revelation only weeks before the November 2020 presidential election of the contents of Hunter Biden’s abandoned laptop.

One of the leading outlets which buried the story is the so-called “paper of record,” the New York Times. Now all of a sudden, the Times has decided to report the story as fact.

Last week, the Times acknowledged, albeit buried some 24 paragraphs or so inside, that the laptop abandoned in a Delaware repair shop by crackhead Hunter Biden and moreover the contents therein appeared to be legitimate, Breitbart News reports.

The Times’ come to Jesus moment came after it had originally called the New York Post bombshell report “baroque mythology” at the time it was published.

The Times wrote that it had “confirmed” the contents of the laptop and its ownership by Hunter Biden was legitimate, which vindicated the Post, which had its Twitter page shut down for over a week, as well as a number of conservative reporters and websites, including Emma-Jo Morris, politics editor at Breitbart.  Law Enforcement Today also was hit by big tech for reporting on the story.

The Times didn’t however accept responsibility for its role in spreading “disinformation” about the laptop in the lead up to the 2020 election.

Just after the Post published a series of articles on the laptop, the Times published a column on October 23, 2020, by James Poniewozik, referring to then-President Donald Trump as a “Fox superfan” for quoting the report in a presidential debate with Biden, while referring to the contents of the report as being “questionable” and “unverified.”

Days later, the Times published a subsequent column, this time by Ross Douthat which outlined the Times approaching the stories coverage in a “cautious fashion,” despite the fact that a business associate of Hunter Biden—Tony Bobulinski—came out on record to confirm Joe Biden’s cut of “10% for the big guy” as addressed on emails in the laptop.

“[T]his newspaper covered the story in a dry and cautious fashion, describing the Bobulinski allegations while also stressing the lack of definite evidence of the former vice president’s involvement in any deal,” Douthat wrote at the time in the Times column.

Miraculously, about one year later in September 2021, the Times published and then surreptitiously deleted the word “unsubstantiated” to describe the New York Post’s report.

Now, the Times has apparently discovered journalistic “integrity” and is pretending that they never attempted to bury the story in October 2020. As mentioned above, the portion where the Times finally admitted the authenticity of the abandoned laptop is buried 24 paragraphs inside a story about Hunter Biden taking out a loan to pay around $1 million in back taxes, and notes the emails had been “authenticated”:

People familiar with the investigation said prosecutors had examined emails between Mr. [Hunter] Biden, Mr. [Devon] Archer and others about Burisma and other foreign business activity.

Those emails were obtained by The New York Times from a cache of files that appears to have come from a laptop abandoned by Mr. Biden in a Delaware repair shop. The email and others in the cache were authenticated by people familiar with them and with the investigation. [emphasis added]

Even New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman, who somehow received a Pulitzer Prize (which she hasn’t returned, by the way) on the Russia collusion hoax, had the audacity to post on Twitter:

“Via @nytimes colleagues, a deep dive into the Hunter Biden investigation, including that the emails released in late 2020, and characterized as possible Russian disinformation by some, were authentic.”

Ironically, despite now admitting the laptop story is correct, the Times hasn’t offered retractions of any of its reporting which called the laptop story a hoax, despite no now reporting, Breitbart says.

While the New York Times advertises itself as the “newspaper of record,” nobody in the newsroom, nor on the paper’s board of directors has objected either to the original reporting or commented on the newly released information on Biden’s laptop.

The Times, however, certainly wasn’t alone in practicing media malpractice back in October 2020 or since.

For example when the Post was throttled by Twitter and other tech tyrants at the time the laptop story came out, Politico’s Natasha Bertrand (since “promoted” to a gig at CNN) claimed in a report that the “Hunter Biden story is Russian disinfo, dozens of former intel officials say”—which served to support decisions by the tech oligarchs to throttle the story.

Breitbart notes that the Politico piece published virtually verbatim, uncritically the letter by former U.S. intelligence members, who laughably claimed the Post report “has all the classic earmarks of a Russian information operation.”

signatories to the letter included Obama hacks James Clapper, former director of national intelligence; Michael Hayden, former director of the CIA; and John Brennan, former director of the CIA. Brennan and Clapper currently enjoy positions as contributors to leftist television “news” outlets.

Michael Hayden is affiliated with a company called NewsGuard, serving on its board of directors. NewsGuard participated in misleading the public on the authenticity of the laptop, with the company’s founder taking to friendly (to Democrats) cable news to claim without evidence that the laptop “was a hoax, maybe even a hoax perpetrated by the Russians again.”

Miraculously, in September 2021, Politico  itself also had a come to Jesus moment, with the outlet’s national correspondent, Ben Schreckinger writing a book called The Bidens: Inside the First Family’s Fifty-Year Rise to Power, which confirmed via a third-party that the “Laptop from Hell” is legitimate.

Ironically, neither Bertrand nor Politico amended their stories, or released a statement in which they apologized to their readers for pushing what turned out being leftist, Democratic Party propaganda just weeks before what was forecast to be a close election…and was.

There are a number of other examples of media outlets engaging in a quiet walk-back of totally unsubstantiated, false claims made as “journalists” at a crucial time in our nation’s history.

With the benefit of 20/20 hindsight, can one imagine how different things might be in March 2022 if this story had been fully reported and not hidden from the American people? All of this information proved crucial in helping people weigh who they wanted to vote for to be the next president of the United States.

Breitbart explains:

These so-called journalism outfits lied to and deceived the American people in a scramble to protect their preferred presidential candidate, and they continue to do so as they now insist on gaslighting about their past behavior—which is exactly why the American people, in turn, find them so loathsome.

But fortunately, ink stains. And as much as the legacy media try to pretend otherwise, their work during the most pivotal moment in the 2020 election, and in the months and years of follow-ups will live on forever.

Media malfeasance…we’re all paying the price for it now.

Did this change the election? Eighteen months later, NY Times admits Hunter Biden laptop is "authentic"

Miranda Devine of the New York Post did a deep dive into Hunter Biden’s laptop and wrote a book called “Laptop From Hell.” For more on that, we invite you to:


WASHINGTON, DC- Miranda Devine of the New York Post has been one of the leading journalists exposing the corruption of the Biden family.

Now, in a new book called in part, Laptop from Hell, Devine reports on what exactly was on the laptop abandoned by Hunter Biden at a Delaware computer repair shop, a story that was buried by the mainstream media, tech tyrants in particular those in social media, and ignored by the intelligence apparatus in the U.S.

In one particular deal revealed on the laptop—a story that was reported last October by Fox News and Newsmax but ignored virtually everywhere else, Devine reveals that Hunter Biden and his uncle James Biden, brother of Joe Biden agreed to a deal with CEFC Energy, a conglomerate tied to the Chinese Communist-run government, the New York Post reports.

This particular deal was witnessed by businessman Tony Bobulinski, who was interviewed last year by Fox News’ Tucker Carlson only days before the election, yet the story was ignored in order to give the Bidens cover in the runup to the presidential contest.

On May 2, 2017, Hunter and Jim Biden met with Bobulinski at the Beverly Hilton in a lobby bar. The location of the meeting within the bar was no accident, Devine said, taking place on what was described as a “discreet couch” in back of a thick marble column.

The meeting’s location allowed the participants to see anyone who walked in the front entrance.

They were also waiting for another guest—the then-former vice president Joe Biden, who would be joining them. Biden was in town to speak at the Milken Institute Global Conference.

Bobulinski has a stellar resume, a third-generation Navy veteran who was not a Republican hack but was a longtime Democratic donor.

Bobulinski had never met Joe Biden previously and he was, Devine said, well aware that he was being evaluated for possible involvement in assisting the Biden’s scheme with CEFC.

In a WhatsApp message to Bobulinski, Hunter wrote: “Dad not in now until 11. Let’s me [you] and Jim meet at 10 at Beverly Hilton where he’s staying.”

Bobulinski had never met either Joe or Jim Biden previously, however when he arrived at the Beverly Hilton, Jim Biden “greeted him like an old friend,” Devine wrote.

With the exception of two other people, including famed casino operator Steve Wynn, the three men were alone in the bar, with Hunter and Bobulinski drinking water and Biden’s brother ordering dinner. He told Bobulinski the meeting was “strictly high level.”

“We will not go into any detail about the business,” Hunter Biden told Bobulinski. “I just want my dad to be comfortable with you.”

Remember, last year Joe Biden said he had “no knowledge” of any of Hunter’s business dealings. This meeting seems to show that statement was a lie.

Joe Biden entered the bar at 10:38 p.m. entering the hotel’s front entrance with his entourage of Secret Service agents and was greeted by Hunter. Several minutes later, he brought his father over to meet Bobulinski.

Hunter Biden introduced the two, telling his father, “This is Tony, Dad,” indicating Hunter had previously discussed Bobulinski with Joe Biden.

He described Bobulinski as “the individual I told you about that’s helping us with the business that we’re working on with the Chinese.”

As he usually does, Joe Biden started to wax poetic about all of the Biden family tragedies and then moved on to his political career. Bobulinski told Biden of his experience and background as captain of the Penn State wrestling team, then outlined his resume, an impressive array of experience “as a nuclear engineer and an instructor in the Navy’s elite Nuclear Power Training Command,” which included having a high-level security clearance.

“Thank you for your service,” Joe Biden said to Bobulinski. “Thank you for helping my son.”

Both Hunter and Jim Biden assured Joe Biden that Bobulinski had been “working hard” on the CEFC deal, to which Joe Biden replied, “My son and my brother trust you emphatically, so I trust you.”

Why, if Joe Biden were not personally involved in the deal would he make the statement that he also trusted him?

This first meeting put Bobulinski in good stead with Joe Biden and it also, according to Devine accomplished something else…”for the first time, an outsider would see the extent to which Joe was involved in Hunter and Jim’s international business.”

It also showed that Joe Biden had final authority and approval on any decisions, Devine said. “Nothing important was done without his agreement.”

The initial meeting between the four men was rather brief, lasting around 45 minutes. However Bobulinski had clearly made an impression upon Joe Biden, who invited him to his speaking event at the Milken event, where all manner of CEOs, wealthy investors and hedge fund managers were to be found.

Bobulinski contacted Jim Biden as soon as he got home at about 11:40 p.m. on WhatsApp.

“Great to meet u and spend some time together, please thank Joe for his time was great to talk thx.”

Bobulinski took up Joe Biden on his invitation, returning to the Beverly Hilton to hear Joe Biden speak, even getting a seat at the head table as Biden talked on stage with LA billionaire and inside trader Michael Milken.

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After the event Bobulinski met Joe Biden backstage where he asked him, “What did you think of my speech?” They then walked outside to Joe Biden’s waiting car and exchanged a handshake.

“Keep an eye on my son and brother and look out for my family,” Joe Biden told Bobulinski.

After leaving the speaking event, Bobulinski went to the Peninsula Hotel and met up with Jim Biden, who greeted him in an outside cabana by the rooftop pool, Devine said.

They engaged in small talk, with Jim Biden waxing poetic about the Biden family, going all the way back to Joe Biden’s first senate election in 1972, with Jim Biden acting as his chief fundraiser.

Biden then went into details about CEFC and what he and Hunter Biden had worked on in order to further the deal while also admitting to Bobulinski that Joe Biden’s name and connections had been leveraged to advance the so-called “Belt and Road” agenda of the Chinese Communist Party around the globe.

Bobulinski also expressed surprise that Joe Biden was willing to risk his political future by actively peddling his family’s name and connections while he served as vice president, noting the risk if that came to light.

“How are you guys getting away with this?” Bobulinski asked Jim Biden. “Aren’t you concerned that you’re going to put your brother’s [2020] presidential campaign at risk? You know, the Chinese, the stuff that you guys have been doing already i8n 2015 and 2016, around the world?”

Jim Biden appeared to be amused by Bobulinski’s question and spoke as someone who feels the Biden’s are untouchable.

“Plausible deniability,” Jim Biden said as he chuckled, Devine wrote.

The term was used during the Kennedy administration as a means to keep JFK “uninformed about illegal or unsavory activity so he can plausibly deny knowing anything if it becomes public knowledge,” Devine wrote.

In other words, Bobulinski believed this to mean that clearly Joe Biden knew exactly what his family was doing in his name, but since he didn’t have access to the “dirty details,” he was therefore insulated from being complicit. That was why, Devine wrote, that the two Biden’s told Bobulinski to “keep the business talk with Joe at a vague ‘high level.’”

Much of the talk about Joe Biden was in code or “euphemisms” related to him, however in 2020, three years after the Beverly Hilton meeting, Bobulinski became a risk to the Bidens after he learned to decode the references to Joe Biden.

In October 2020, when the New York Post started to publish materials from the Hunter Biden laptop, Bobulinski became disgusted with the whole sordid mess.

“I’ve seen Vice President Biden saying he never talked to Hunter about his business,” Bobulinski told the Post’s Michael Goodwin in a statement on Oct. 22, 2020, only two weeks before the November election.

“I’ve seen firsthand that that’s not true, because it wasn’t just Hunter’s business. They said they were putting the Biden family name and its legacy on the line…


“I don’t have a political axe to gerund; I just saw behind the Biden curtain and I grew concerned with what I saw. The Biden family aggressively leveraged the Biden family name to make millions of dollars from foreign entities even though some were from Communist-controlled China.”

Less than two weeks after the meeting with the Biden’s in 2017, Bobulinski incorporated a company called SinoHawk Holdings LLC., on May 15, 2017, in opposition to Hunter Biden’s suggestion it be named CEFC America. T

he firm was to be “a global investment firm seeded with $10 million of Chinese money that would buy projects in the US and around the world ‘in global and/or domestic infrastructure, energy, financial services, and other strategic sectors,’ said the contract he had drawn up,” Devine wrote.

Through a convoluted web of shadow companies which is typical for dealings among the Biden’s, SinoHawk was 50 percent owned by a man named Ye Jianming, chairman of CEFC. The company was incorporated in Delaware by the name of Hudson West IV LLC, a CEFC entity. The other half was to be owned by Oneida Holdings LLC, another firm incorporated in Delaware and set up by Bobulinski.

Oneida Holdings is where things get interesting, and where the euphemisms decoded by Bobulinski come into play. According to an email sent by James Gilliar to the group on May 13, 2017, the distribution of shares of the company was laid out:

“The equity will be distributed as follows,” Gilliar wrote.

“20 H [Hunter]

“20 RW [Walker]

“20 JG [Gilliar]

“20 TB [Bobulinski]

“10 Jim [Biden]

“10 held by H for the big guy.”

Now it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to decode to “the big guy is.”

“There is no question that ‘the big guy’ is Joe Biden,” Bobulinski would say.

The term “big guy” was nothing new, with Bobulinski saying Hunter Biden regularly referred to his father that way.

“Hunter Biden called his dad ‘the Big Guy’ or ‘my Chairman,’ and frequently referenced asking him for his sign-off or advice on various potential deals that we were discussing,” Bobulinski would say.

There were a number of other references to “the big guy,” in emails on Hunter’s laptop, and in WhatsApp messages on Bobulinski’s phones.

On May 20, 2017, Gilliar warned Bobulinski about maintaining discretion about Joe Biden’s role in the whole sordid mess.

“Don’t mention Joe being involved, it’ s only when u are face to face, I know u know that but they are paranoid.”

Devine wrote that Bobulinski already frustrated by Hunter Biden’s demands replied to Gilliar, writing, “OK they should be paranoid about things.”

Devine’s book, Laptop from Hell: Hunter Biden, Big Tech, and the Dirty Secrets the President Tired to Hide (Post Hill Press) comes out Tuesday.

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