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Thursday, October 19, 2023
WND Continued To Ironically Promote RFK Jr.'s Presidential Campaign
Topic: WorldNetDaily

WorldNetDaily's enthusiastic promotion of Robert Kennedy Jr.'s presidential campaign continued over the summer and into the fall -- because it might hurt President Biden's re-election, not because it actually wants him to win. An anonymously written June 22 article hyped that "A newly posted video of an interview with Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a Democrat candidate for the 2024 nomination for president, reveals how it was Barack Obama who actually made Big Pharma a part of his political party. And, he said, it was when Obama 'made a golden handshake with the devil.'" Bob Unruh helped Kennedy attack Biden in a July 24 article:

Evidence of alleged corruption by Joe Biden has been piling up for some time already: The claims of bribes and other huge transfers of money that could be payoffs. The financial deals with America's detractors around the globe, and more.

And there have been a lot of people calling for investigations of what appears to be corruption.

Now a popular Democrat is joining those requests.

Just the News reports that Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a candidate for the Democrat [sic] nomination for president in 2024, now is demanding an investigation into possible corruption by Biden.


"I have avoided criticizing the president because I’m trying to bring people together and end some of the vitriol, the poison that’s made politics so poisonous," Kennedy told Fox News host Maria Bartiromo's "Sunday Morning Futures."

But, he said, "I think though the issues that are now coming up are worrying enough that we really need a real investigation of what happened. I mean, these revelations where you have Burisma — which is a notoriously corrupt company that paid out apparently $10 million to Hunter and his dad — if that’s true, then it is really troubling."

On Aug. 14, WND not only promoted an interview Kennedy did with Tucker Carlason, it published an anonymously written article that repeated his complaints that he's being criticized online:

A court hearing has been scheduled this week for a case being brought by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. against the powers of the internet that are censoring him.

He's contending for the Democrat nomination for president in 2024, and while the Democrat party [sic] machinery – apparently – still is behind Joe Biden, the Kennedy name certainly has the potential to disrupt the Deep State's best-laid plans for that vote.

The Hill explains that even though his name is associated with one of the most powerful Democrat families over the years, he's being targeted now.

The opinion piece said, "Not a day goes by that he is not vilified by a left-leaning news site. The vitriol these outlets direct at Kennedy is often far more inflammatory than what they launch against the 'hated' former President Donald Trump on a regular basis."

The commentary said it's because he's been considered for years a "charter member" of the "Democratic/liberal/progressive community" and he knows the "shadowy inner workings" of the Democrat machine better than most.

But during COVID-19, he "strayed." He criticized COVID policy and practice as well as treatments. And he defended doctors, nurses, police, firefighters and more who opposed the mandated shots, and paid a penalty for that.

Which is why a hearing Wednesday before a federal magistrate judge on his request for a temporary restraining order barring Google from censoring his comments on YouTube takes on a huge significance.

It was not mentioned that Kennedy has a history of spreading lies and misinformation about COVID and its vaccines that social media works to eradicate.

After Kennedy started making noise about running as an independent, Unruh helped push the idea in a Sept. 26 article:

Joe Biden could be facing a disastrous defeat in the 2024 presidential election, assuming he's still in the hunt then, if Democrat Robert F. Kennedy Jr. would offer voters a third-party candidacy.

That's according to a report from Newsweek, which revealed that one-third of Democrat voters likely would support him.

The results, from Rasmussen Reports, confirmed that combination of factors would undoubtedly hand the White House to President Donald Trump, who then would become only the second president to be re-elected ever to serve non-consecutive terms.

The survey said 57% of likely Democratic voters plan to support Biden in the Democratic primaries, to the 25% committed to Kennedy.

Unruh didn't mention that Rasmussen Reports has a right-wing bias, making polls like this a bit untrustworthy.

Kennedy was also continuing to get support from WND's columnists. Putin apologist Richard Blakley portrayed Kennedy, along with Donald Trump, as an alleged victiim of "persecution" by Biden in his Aug. 17 column:

While the main thrust of Biden's assaults have been against his main rival, former President Trump, Biden has also refused Secret Service protection for Robert F. Kennedy Jr., as Kennedy is dealing with death threats while running for the Democratic presidential nomination. This is the first time in history this protection has been denied for a candidate with 20% in the polls, according to RFK Jr.

All of these persecutions of presidential candidates show we have entered into a new era of demise for the United States, where tyrannical rulers are able to wield their power to persecute their opposition.

Blakley offered no evidence that Biden is personally blocking the Secret Service from protecting Kennedy. In fact, the Secret Service provides protection only for "major" candidates, which Kennedy has not proven himself to be.

Posted by Terry K. at 1:18 AM EDT
Updated: Thursday, October 19, 2023 10:22 AM EDT

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