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Hunter Biden’s Laptop and America’s Crisis of Accountability

We’ll never know what effect the “October Surprise” of 2020, the New York Post’s reporting of the discovery of a laptop belonging to Hunter Biden containing all sorts of embarrassing emails, might have had on the election that year if it had received wider circulation. Perhaps in a campaign dominated by Covid and characterized by chaos, it would have been another snowflake in the blizzard of news voters were being hit with.

The Misleading Claim That Durham’s Reference to Trump White House Records Was Misleading

Durham, of course, has indicted Democratic Party lawyer Michael Sussmann for allegedly making a false statement to the FBI in September 2016. The prosecutor alleges that Sussmann and his alleged collaborator, tech executive Rodney Joffe, exploited Joffe’s access to EOP records — among other Internet-traffic records — in order to frame Trump as a clandestine agent of Russia.

Kamala Harris Spreads Misinformation on Human Trafficking

Vice President Kamala Harris is back to making misleading statements about human trafficking. In a speech to the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Harris—who has a long history of dishonesty about sex trafficking—said that “in 2020 alone, there were 11,000 instances of human trafficking that were reported in the United States.”