* About two weeks ago, the New York Times published an article finally
conceding that the Hunter Biden laptop and many of the emails on it
are authentic. Yesterday (March 30), the Washington Post followed
* The laptop in question is the one that Hunter left at a Delaware
computer repair shop, and whose contents the New York Post revealed
in a series of explosive October 2020 articles. Those articles got
the NY Post banned from Twitter in the run-up to the 2020 election,
while some 51 ex-intelligence officials denounced the laptop as
likely “Russian disinformation.” Meanwhile, the Times and the WaPo
never breathed a word about the laptop’s existence or its contents
for the intervening year and a half.
* Both the recent Times and Washington Post articles mention the laptop
in the context of reporting on a federal criminal investigation into
Hunter Biden’s tax liabilities and business dealings in foreign
countries including Ukraine and China.
* Clearly the newspapers are trying to get out in front of a likely
impending indictment of the President’s son. After all, it would be
quite embarrassing for them if the President’s son were to get
indicted based on events that have long been public but which events
have never been mentioned in either of those two papers.
* But how about the question of how this investigation, and Hunter’s
underlying conduct, relate to President Biden himself?
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