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Disgraced Brian Williams Promotes Disgraced Lincoln Venture

On MSNBC Thursday night time, disgraced former NBC Information anchor Brian Williams returned to selling the disgraced anti-Republican Lincoln Venture as he performed a brand new advert by the group as they shamelessly blamed Donald Trump for a reported enhance in crimes in opposition to Asian Individuals.

Williams — who beforehand promoted the group of bitter former Republicans for months however then quietly stopped mentioning it in late January as extra of the group’s corruption began turning into public — performed the complete advert on the finish of his The11th Hour present.

 

 

After recalling the horrific mass homicide that together with the killings of a number of Asian American girls in Atlanta, Williams arrange the spot: “Whereas the election could also be over, the parents over on the Lincoln Venture put collectively a video compilation with an unmistakable message — that phrases matter.”

The advert started with a clip of CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King recalling the lethal assault on a number of spas in Atlanta, adopted by a number of clips of Trump from when he was President making references to the Wuhan virus, calling it both the “Chinese language virus” or “king flu.” The advert started:

GAYLE KING, CO-ANCHOR OF CBS THIS MORNING: A string of lethal shootings at therapeutic massage parlors within the Atlanta space could possibly be linked to a wave of assaults in opposition to Asian Individuals.

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Chinese language virus.

PRESIDENT TRUMP: Kung flu.

PRESIDENT TRUMP: Kung flu.

The remainder of the advert consisted of comparable clips going backwards and forwards between information studies about violent assaults on Asian Individuals, adopted by clips of Trump making related references to the COVID-19 virus. In all, 9 completely different soundbites of Trump from varied speeches had been used.

After the advert which blatantly tried responsible Trump for homicide, Williams wrapped up: “Highly effective message to take us off the air tonight.”

Williams has up to now nonetheless not knowledgeable viewers of any of the Lincoln Venture’s soiled laundry, together with co-founder John Weaver’s historical past of sexually harassing underage boys and questions on how the group has used its cash,

In contrast, stridently left-wing MSNBC weekend host Mehdi Hasan just lately did a greater job of being a journalist on the topic than did Williams. As Lincoln Venture senior advisor Stuart Stevens appeared as a visitor on one other one in every of Hasan’s reveals — which airs on the NBC-affiliated Peacock community — he introduced up the group’s credibility issues:

I do must ask you in regards to the Lincoln Venture whereas I have you ever — which, in current weeks, was rocked by accusations of a coverup of sexual misconduct by one co-founder, aspect offers price hundreds of thousands of {dollars} to its principals, plus a wide range of different recriminations, accusations, resignations. And final month, Kurt Bardella — who was a Lincoln Venture advisor such as you — tweeted, quote, “Simply shut it down already — it is over.”

He then performed a clip of MSNBC contributor and former Lincoln Venture member Susan del Percio being essential of the group: “The Lincoln Venture, nicely, I do not know the way it survives. That is, once more, that is reporting that simply reveals how dysfunctional the Lincoln Venture has grow to be. (modifying bounce) The folks on the high are disappointing, to say the very least. And I simply hope they don’t seem to be discovered to be criminals.”

Hasan then pressed: “Stuart, your personal former advisors are hoping you are not criminals and calling so that you can be shut down. The place does that go away your group?”

He then adopted up additional urgent Stevens about how the group spends its cash.

In contrast, the final time Stevens appeared as a visitor on The 11th Hour a few weeks in the past, Williams merely launched him as a “senior advisor” for the Lincoln Venture with no point out of the group’s issues.

 

 

Thursday’s episode of MSNBC’s The 11th Hour with Brian Williams was sponsored partially by Verizon. Their contact info is linked.

MSNBC

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

March 18, 2021

11:58 p.m.

BRIAN WILLIAMS: Last item earlier than we go tonight, the unhappy shrines that have come to life exterior native companies within the Atlanta metro space, to mark the mindless, twisted and tragic lack of life, and the toll on harmless Asian Individuals apparently killed for exhibiting as much as work and going about their lives, as an ideal Southerner as soon as stated, attempting to make a dwelling and doing the greatest they will. Whereas the election could also be over, the parents over on the Lincoln Venture put collectively a video compilation with an unmistakable message — that phrases matter.

GAYLE KING, CO-ANCHOR OF CBS THIS MORNING: A string of lethal shootings at therapeutic massage parlors within the Atlanta space could possibly be linked to a wave of assaults in opposition to Asian Individuals.

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Chinese language virus.

PRESIDENT TRUMP: Kung flu.

PRESIDENT TRUMP: Kung flu.

ADRIANA DIAZ, ANCHOR OF CBS WEEKEND NEWS: — disturbing surge of assaults in opposition to Asian Individuals.

PRESIDENT TRUMP: — the Chinese language flu —

PRESIDENT TRUMP: — the Chinese language virus —

PRESIDENT TRUMP: — China virus —

CLIP FROM CBS NEWS: Asian hate crimes surged by 150 p.c throughout 16 cities in 2020 —

PRESIDENT TRUMP: — the China virus —

PRESIDENT TRUMP: — the China flu —

— a person spit not as soon as, however thrice within the course of a 25-year-old Asian American lady and her child, calling them, quote, “the Chinese language virus”

PRESIDENT TRUMP: — the Chinese language virus.

BRIAN WILLIAMS: Highly effective message to take us off the air tonight.

(…)

 

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The Mehdi Hasan Present

MEHDI HASAN: I do must ask you in regards to the Lincoln Venture whereas i’ve you — which, in current weeks, was rocked by accusations of a coverup of sexual misconduct by one co-founder, aspect offers price hundreds of thousands of {dollars} to its principals, plus a wide range of different recriminations, accusations, resignations. And final month, Kurt Bardella — who was a Lincoln Venture advisor such as you — tweeted, quote, “Simply shut ot down already — it is over.” And one other ex-advisor — Susan del Percio — she advised me on this present final week, nicely, have a take heed to what she stated.

SUSAN DEL PERCIO, MSNBC CONTRIBUTOR: The Lincoln Venture, nicely, I do not know the way it survives. That is, once more, that is reporting that simply reveals how dysfunctional the Lincoln Venture has grow to be. (modifying bounce) The folks on the high are disappointing, to say the very least. And I simply hope they don’t seem to be discovered to be criminals.

HASAN: Stuart, your personal former advisors are hoping you are not criminals and calling so that you can be shot down. The place does that go away your group?

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