killing the story

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2 min readFeb 26, 2017

politico keeps changing its #manafort blackmail story, continues getting it wrong

kenneth vogel, david stern and josh meyer are not reliable sources about the hack of andrea manafort’s phone, released by http://bit.ly/2mjq7FW cyberguerilla.org on february 8, 2017.

the multiple versions of their february 23, 2017 article, titled “manafort faced blackmail attempt, hacks suggest,” are conspicuous, perhaps deliberately DISINGENUOUS, because all versions deliberately ignore the content of some 280,000 messages sent and received from 2012 through late 2016 .

in addition to unflattering, possibly criminal details about the management of the manafort familiy’s real estate empire, the digital conversations contained in the dump provide invaluable insight into paul manafort’s role in events three years ago leading up to russia’s invasion of ukraine.

one message stands out.

Remember when there were all those deaths taking place? A while back. About a year ago Revolts and what not Do you know whose strategy that was to cause that To send those people out and get them slaughtered. As a tactic to outrage the world and get focus on Ukraine. Don’t fool yourself. That money we have is blood money I don’t advise raising it with him. He lies like a rug and gets realllll pissed off. But it’s true. He thinks I don’t remember …

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