The word that explains why the US is pushing a discredited Wuhan lab conspiracy theory

5/05/2020 10:35:00 AM

Using vbrosy, Mike Pompeo is not informing the public but seeding the global discussion with an untruth that puts pressure on China.

Perspective: Using vbrosy, Mike Pompeo is not informing the public but seeding the global discussion with an untruth that puts pressure on China | chrizap

Using vbrosy, Mike Pompeo is not informing the public but seeding the global discussion with an untruth that puts pressure on China.

comes to mind watching the tactical nonsense US President Donald Trump and his administration has verbalised to shift attention for years.Clearly, this trivialisation of Mexican culture was meant to offend – and of course, to go viral and crowd out a fact-based discussion.

Before the 2016 election, Trump insisted, for years and without evidence, that President Barack Obama was not born in the US.“Political technology” came from Russia in the 1990s as a sort of euphemism for a style of political culture in which dirty tricks are central tools for achieving and maintaining power.

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chrizap Failed 'journalism' like this from smh is why we call it the Sydney Cuckold Herald. Bend over for China you dirty dogs chrizap Do you know that for sure I think he has a pretty big spy agency last time I looked chrizap Perspective: For once the Chinese government are being held to account. Years of thieving actual tech, information tech, international territory and obsessive lying, even about their own citizens. This all means the chickens are coming home to roost

chrizap Mr 'we lie, we steal, we cheat'... Believe him at your peril. chrizap How do you know it is an 'untruth', if the truth can only be determined by conducting and independent investigation? I wonder why CCP is not allowing that? Do you think they may have something to hide? chrizap Brilliant article 👏🏼

chrizap If China is involved is any large dispute, even as bystanders, Australia will suffer unnecessarily. chrizap In a rapidly globalising world, ruthlessness by governments on any side likely only makes us all more unsafe. auspol worldpol chrizap 🦇💩🤪🍊🤡 chrizap Never understand why the MSM keep pushing an admitted and compulsive liar and a cheater :-)

Australian intelligence knocks back US government's Wuhan lab virus claimAustralian intelligence agencies are struggling to find the evidence trumpeted by the United States that supposedly pins the coronavirus on a Wuhan laboratory. ‘... trumpeted...” Nice one’ but I bet it’s unintentional, nitwits. Good play on words ‘questioned’ . Of course they are investigating the communist land When evidence is manipulated to fit the designated political dogma - you get perverse outcomes.

'This could be the making of us': Warriors finally land in AustraliaThe Warriors finally touched down in Australia and the moment might be the making of the club according to one of the club's most senior figures | app85 app85 why they useless as shit have useless coach only big guys no brains cant last 20 mins in a game let alone 60 shut the club down let newzealand out of suffering newzealandlockdown app85 What a joke! People dying in Newmarch and these meatheads fly in. app85 Who cares about games when our future is depend on social distancing and testing

Parks crowded as some US states exit lockdownThe number of US coronavirus cases has topped 1.1 million as the death toll continues to climb towards 70,000. Looks ok to me. Families don’t have to Be 1,5m apart. No wonder they can’t get covid19 under control. Dumba** Americans. Always about me me me. Freedom is a wonderful concept but it costs and they will be paying with there lives.

US report claims China hid virus’ severity to hoard suppliesUS officials believe China covered up the extent of the coronavirus outbreak – and how contagious the disease is – to stock up on medical supplies needed to respond to it, intelligence documents show. no shit China got its minions to secretly flog Australia’s medical supplies and ship home by the tonnes in Feb ... such good neighbours. Actions speak louder than words drivel

US coronavirus deaths could rise to 3,000 per day by 1 June, leaked documents revealPresident Donald Trump's administration privately projects that the daily death toll from COVID-19 will almost double by the end of the month, according to an internal document cited by two US papers. Wow 😢 Haven't you clowns learnt not to unquestioningly believe the thoroughly discredited NYT and WaPo? These numbers are from an incomplete draft of one version of modeling and is apparently one of many possible scenarios, not an official White House estimate. They didn't prepare,the expected death toll modeling was presented to Trump at the start.He was happy with the numbers,he just wants it all to hurry targets costly aging & chronically ill population that is a burden he's happy

US security guard shot dead after refusing entry to non-mask wearerA security guard was killed on Friday for asking a store customer to wear a mask while inside the business, police said. Let's not blame the guns here. The mask is clearly the problem. That’s atrocious. Thanks we are in Australia. That kind is not here. We might only face scathing abuse here by some frustrated bloke. 2nd ammendment.... blah blah.... right to bear arms.... blah blah.... guns don’t kill people..... blah blah 🤦🏻Moronic stupid Americans again

clogs up space that could be used in democratic discussion.Play video Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday the Australian government did not have strong evidence linking the Wuhan lab to the virus.Play video The moment coach Stephen Kearney, captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and the rest of the squad stepped onto Australian soil wearing masks with the sun just about to set meant the NRL had cleared arguably its biggest hurdle to the competition resuming on May 28.Larger text size Very large text size Sunny days and warm weather are proving to be as challenging to manage as restaurants, hair salons and other businesses as about half of US states partially reopen after coronavirus lockdowns.

The concept of vbrosy comes to mind watching the tactical nonsense US President Donald Trump and his administration has verbalised to shift attention for years. Four years ago, nearly to this day, Trump “celebrated” the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo with a plate of nachos. Senior members of the Morrison government are concerned the promotion of the theory is hampering efforts by Australia to pursue an independent coronavirus inquiry and its push to permanently end the sale of exotic wildlife in Chinese wet markets. Clearly, this trivialisation of Mexican culture was meant to offend – and of course, to go viral and crowd out a fact-based discussion. "It might be the making of the club, you just never know. At the time, Trump was running for office on the sensational lie that Mexican immigrants were "rapists and murderers". Chinese state media reacted furiously to the Wuhan lab Five Eyes claims published by News Corp Australia on Saturday, accusing it of perpetuating a US campaign led by Steve Bannon. Loading Before the 2016 election, Trump insisted, for years and without evidence, that President Barack Obama was not born in the US. That prompted protests by demonstrators who accused the state's Democratic governor of overreach.

The need for deflection is a central part of the Trump media strategy. Describing Mr Bannon as the "living fossil of the cold war," the Communist mouthpiece, People's Daily said the Trump administration was engaging in "unprecedented propaganda warfare" while trying to impede global efforts in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Hooker Nathaniel Roache didn't make the trip after feeling unwell on Sunday morning, the first player to be segregated from a squad under the NRL's strict new COVID-19 guidelines. Whether by accident or by plan, Trump has helped introduce Russian-style methods of political manipulation, what’s called “political technology”, into American politics. “Political technology” came from Russia in the 1990s as a sort of euphemism for a style of political culture in which dirty tricks are central tools for achieving and maintaining power. "Some Australian media and political elites have lost their independent judgment of the country's overall interests and have adopted a US-led approach to smearing China over COVID-19," he told Beijing's Global Times. It creates a hollow "democracy" in which a ruler maintains power even as the window dressing of leaders, parties and issues changes. The Warriors will make the regional NSW town home for the next 14 days during their quarantine period after Australian Border Force finally signed off on their exemption on Saturday morning. Just have a look at the reign of Vladimir Putin. Loading Talking points distributed by the Prime Minister's office on Monday morning reminded Coalition MPs that the CSIRO undertakes due diligence before entering into research partnerships. She told host Chris Wallace that there could still be worse to come, with the projected death toll still in the region of between 100,000 and 240,000 – "and that's with full mitigation and us learning from each other of how to social distance," she added.

But political technology need not produce an autocrat to corrode a country's politics. The rules of political technology are shaped by the law of the jungle adapted to our new communications environment. CSIRO released a statement confirming it had no current joint research with the Wuhan Institute of Virology and said it undertook all research in accordance with strict biosecurity and legislative requirements, which took security concerns into account. Credit: AAP They will make Tamworth's Mercure Hotel their home for the next two weeks, the accommodation adjacent to West Tamworth League Club. The ability to manipulate and co-opt public opinion are paramount in its use. A question more pressing than vbrosy’s history is its use today. "Scientific research cooperation and collaboration on zoonotic diseases with scientists from China and elsewhere is valuable, and important to help us better understand the nature of these diseases," he said. In a US election year with the coronavirus pandemic spreading, are reporters, disinformation experts, and the public itself aware of this deceptive use of information? In 2017, University College London professor Andrew Wilson wrote : "The overall effect of Russian political technology is to strangle democracy. All meals will be prepared out of the leagues club kitchen. a very unfortunate outcome, they will feel guilty for the rest of our lives," she said.

" Even as coronavirus challenges economies and forces draconian government lockdowns, the rise of such wilful disinformation represents a challenge to the integrity of democracy everywhere. Sign up to The Sydney Morning Herald's. By hitting “share” on these obviously curated outrages, good people may be helping to suffocate their own democracy, even as they feed the beast of social media engagement. Are people aware of how their reaction online can amplify the very disinformation that weakens the system? In a crippled democracy, truths aren't shared but perpetually divided, and sub-divided again, pitting all against all.. Yet in a vital democracy, the belief that truth is discoverable is fundamental and necessary. A new communication reality calls for novel strategies to protect democratic rule. You're allowed to protest.

That begins with protecting sensible democratic discussion. To do so, there is a need for tactics to counter vbrosy. Chris Zappone is digital foreign editor for The Age . Sign up to our Coronavirus Update newsletter Get our Coronavirus Update newsletter for the day's crucial developments at a glance, the numbers you need to know and what our readers are saying. Sign up to The Sydney Morning Herald's . Scott Gottlieb, a former Food and Drug Administration commissioner, said on Sunday the country was seeing a "mixed bag" of results from coronavirus mitigation efforts.