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The FTX Soap Opera and Epstein
I’m going to make this short today because I had a heck of a travel day yesterday, am on six hours of sleep over a 48-hour period, and there is no reason to belabor the point.
Sam Bankman-Fried has given numerous impromptu interviews to various media outlets, including CNBC. Bankman-Fried is the second largest donor to the Democratic Party and just destroyed the life savings of a lot of Americans with FTX, his company that appears more Ponzi scheme than legit business.
All the interviews were, how can I say this — less aggressive than the media has been to Republicans asking what they think about Trump hanging out with Nick Fuentes.
I suspect if Bankman-Fried were a Republican donor and his parents were major Republican Party backers, the interviews would have been more aggressive.
I dare that guy to sit down with someone like Jake Tapper. I won’t hold my breath on that one.
What I find amazing is that so many of the very same media enterprises willing to sit with Bankman-Fried and not be highly tenacious are also the same ones that still seem not the least bit interested in why Ghislaine Noelle Marion Maxwell is in prison. Maxwell was charged with and found guilty of trafficking girls. To whom? If you read the indictment, it wasn’t just Epstein.
It was a part and object of the conspiracy that GHISLAINE MAXWELL, the defendant, Jeffrey Epstein, and others known and unknown, would and did knowingly persuade, induce, entice, and coerce one and more individuals to travel in interstate and foreign commerce, to engage in sexual activity for which a person can be charged with a criminal offense, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2422.
Could we at least get some basic media curiosity? Could we get the reporters of America to be as aggressive in these stories as they are with Republicans who haven’t yet denounced Trump for meeting with Fuentes?