A Trump-bashing liberal “strategic intelligence analyst” floated a crackpot conspiracy theory that Kanye West and President Donald Trump are both Russian spies secretly working for Vladimir Putin.
Eric Garland made the bizarre remarks on Twitter, fueling a bipartisan consensus that he has flipped his wig, joining a legion of his leftist comrades in this collective delusion.
Garland kicked off his unhinged tweet storm with this quip: “Both are witting (or, implausibly, unwitting) at least assets of Russian intelligence.”
Both are witting (or, implausibly, unwitting) at least assets of Russian intelligence, be it through Roger Stone (likely Jones' case) or other corrupt elements. https://t.co/hWCaZ5J5c2
— Eric Garland (@ericgarland) May 2, 2018
Garland followed up with these comments:
- Kanye’s recent coordinations with Trump, along with his use of inflammatory rhetoric and symbols (Confederate Flag) reek of “provokatsiya.”
- Call this conspiracy theory if you dare: you ain’t got a better explanation than this, and my sources tell me this is going to come out. So see you in a year. We’ll circle back.
- Other semi-plausible explanation: It’s an *sshole convention? More in line with Occam’s Razor. But I’ll stand by the first analysis.
Eric finished off with this earth-shattering observation: “Two days prior, November 13, 2016: Kanye meets at Trump Tower before departing for Moscow.”
Two days prior, November 13, 2016: Kanye meets at Trump Tower before departing for Moscow. 🧐 https://t.co/ItiWEC2y7b
— Eric Garland (@ericgarland) May 2, 2018
For the record, Kanye — who has his own fashion line — went to Moscow in November 2016 to meet with Russian fashion designers to get inspiration for his clothing collection, as Vogue reported. Kanye even posed for photos and answered media questions.
Sounds pretty suspicious that a spy on a covert mission would publicize his visit to Russia, nyet?
Liberal Scott Dworkin, an MSNBC contributor who often appears on Joy Reid’s show, co-signed Eric Garland’s Russian conspiracy theory.
“I’m not saying Kanye West is involved at all in the Trump Russia scandal,” Dworkin tweeted. “But I AM saying he has Russian ties, and was there right after the 2016 election.”
I'm not saying Kanye West is involved at all in the #TrumpRussia scandal.
But I AM saying he has Russian ties, and was there right after the 2016 election. https://t.co/CWl8LsBWml
— Scott Dworkin (@funder) May 2, 2018
Meanwhile, in the Real World, the bipartisan consensus on Eric Garland’s crackpot conspiracy theory was that he’s off his rocker.
Lachlan Markay, a reporter with the liberal Daily Beast, observed sarcastically: “Kanye the Kremlin agent. This was inevitable.”
Jeffrey Blehar, an attorney and elections analyst for Decision Desk HQ, tweeted his disbelief.
“If I didn’t know what I already know about Eric Garland, I would swear that this was all just a brilliant running troll act,” Blehar wrote. “Seriously: he cites to SOURCES. HE CLAIMS SOURCES ARE TELLING HIM THIS OH GOD WHY DO I FIND THIS SO FUNNY.”
Seriously: he cites to SOURCES.
HE CLAIMS SOURCES ARE TELLING HIM THIS OH GOD WHY DO I FIND THIS SO FUNNY.
— Jeff B., who on earth is this guy?? (@EsotericCD) May 2, 2018
Simon Maloy, a contributor at Rolling Stone, quipped: “If you’re paying this grifter money you should definitely stop.”
if you're paying this grifter money you should definitely stop https://t.co/ut6kgmxp6f
— Simon Maloy (@SimonMaloy) May 2, 2018
One Trump supporter summed up the collective sentiment of millions of Americans when he wrote: “This guy is a freaking idiot. The left has truly lost their grip on reality. According to them every single person who supports @realDonaldTrump must be a #Russian agent. Lmfao”
This guy is a freaking idiot. The left has truly lost their grip on reality. According to them every single person who supports @realDonaldTrump must be a #Russian agent. Lmfao 🤣😂#LiberalismIsAMentalDisorder https://t.co/PXdY4O7ein
— @realDonaldTrumpWon (@si0err3a) May 3, 2018
Michael Jones, a journalist with College Fix, retorted: “This is the moment we’ve been waiting for. Yes, someone has finally brought Kanye into the Russia craze. Someone call Mueller.”
This is the moment we’ve been waiting for. Yes, someone has finally brought Kanye into the Russia craze. Someone call Mueller. https://t.co/pzcpLOoLfG
— Michael Jones (@MichaelJonesAU) May 2, 2018
As BizPac Review previously reported, Kanye West — once a liberal icon — has been viciously slammed after expressing his support for President Donald Trump.
Democratic Congressman Maxine Waters even scolded West, suggesting he shut up and sing instead of opine on politics.
Kanye has responded to the backlash by doubling down on his Trump support, insisting he will not be bullied into silence by liberals simply because he refuses to be their puppet the way a “good minority” should.
Obama was in office for eight years and nothing in Chicago changed.
— ye (@kanyewest) April 25, 2018
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