"It’s not hard to get some of these assholes to pop off,” said Scott Foval, national field director for the Democrat "dirty tricks" organization Americans United for Change. Foval was referring to Trump supporters that he believes will "pop off" in front of TV cameras, if sufficiently provoked. The provokers are members of labor unions and homeless communities, including mentally ill individuals, that Foval has recruited, trained, and paid to incite violence at Donald Trump campaign rallies -- every instance of which has been incessantly covered and condemned by the MSM as violence incited by Trump.
Unfortunately for Foval, these and other remarks were caught on video tape by "guerilla" filmmaker James O’Keefe. Posing as donors to the Hillary Clinton campaign, members of O’Keefe's group, Project Veritas Action, recorded a two-part, undercover video, entitled Rigging the Election. Part I deals with violence at Trump rallies; Part II deals with mass voter fraud.
Also caught on the video was Bob Creamer, of Democrat consulting firm Democracy Partners. Says Creamer, “Wherever Trump and Pence are going to be, we have events and we have a whole team across the country that does that both consultants and people from the Democratic Party.” That team, which consists of "the Democratic Party apparatus and the people from the campaign, the Clinton campaign,” is managed by Creamer. It employs a process called "bird dogging," by which violent thugs and rogue operatives are strategically placed at Trump events to create the greatest havoc.
Much of the credit for the famous Chicago protest last March, which caused the Trump rally to be shut down before Trump arrived, has been given to Creamer, his subordinate Zulema Rodriguez, and an operative known as Aaron Black. Said Rodriguez, “So, [Aaron Black] and I did the Chicago Trump event where we shut down like all the yeah.” According to Federal Election Commission records, Rodriguez, who also took credit for the protest that shut down a major highway outside a Trump event in Arizona, was paid by the Clinton campaign shortly before she disrupted the Chicago rally.
Robby Mook, Clinton's campaign manager, seems to have approved of the Foval and Creamer tactics. Separately (from the Rigging the Election video), in a WikiLeaks email, he indicated that bird-dogging would help garner the support of Hispanic voters. And, apparently, he approved the funding. According to Foval, “The [Clinton] campaign pays DNC, DNC pays Democracy Partners, Democracy Partners pays the Foval Group, The Foval Group goes and executes the shit.”
Foval was fired on Monday, October 17, the day that the first video was released. Creamer stepped down from his post the next day. These near instantaneous dismissals indicate, perhaps, that the Clinton campaign was well aware of their scurrilous activities.
On Wednesday, October 19, the day of the third and final presidential debate, Clinton, who deplores half of all Trump supporters (whom she has called a "basket of deplorables," including racists, sexists, homophobes, xenophobes, and Islamophobes), stated that she also deplores the violence at Trump rallies. Trump, she said, "incites violence" and "applauds people who are pushing and pulling and punching at his rallies." She added: "That is not who America is." In reality, Clinton found Trump guilty of her own crimes. The people doing the pushing, pulling, and punching were Clinton's bird-doggers. That is who Clinton's America is.
During the debate, Trump indicated that if he lost the November election, he might not accept the result. He has questioned the legitimacy of a process that he believes to be rigged. Trump is convinced that the media are against him and that the White House influenced the DOJ and the FBI to give Mrs Clinton a pass on numerous allegations of criminal activity at the State Department and at the Clinton Foundation. The Republican establishment, along with many Republican primary candidates who pledged to support him, is campaigning against him. In addition, Trump is no doubt troubled by anti-Trump immigration groups, whose goal is to register 1 million eligible immigrants to vote against him.
The entire MSM (including Fox News) was aghast at Trump's equivocation, furiously expending days of debate coverage fretting over little else. Its negative treatment of Trump was roughly in inverse proportion to the percent of total MSM donations showered over Mrs. Clinton, which, according to the Center for Public Integrity, was more than 96%. Less than 4% of MSM contributions were drizzled over Mr. Trump, and his low opinion of MSM objectivity.
Both Mrs Clinton and Mr. Obama reveled in Trump's paranoia. Trump's suggestion of "rigging or fraud without a shred of evidence," exclaimed Obama, was "not a joking matter.” Yet Obama had nothing to say about the serious matter of Bob Creamer, who had visited the White House 342 times since 2009, meeting with him [the president] 47 of those times, most recently in June of this year.
Nor did Obama have anything to say about his administration's use of tens of millions of dollars in tax payer money distributed by the Homeland Security agency, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), to help the anti-Trump immigration groups. An email obtained by Senate Republicans revealed that USCIS "demanded volunteers to work weekends, hoping to get as many people onto the citizenship rolls as possible before the end of September — which would give them enough time to register to vote in November" -- certainly not a joking matter to Mr. Trump.
And not as big of a joke as a recent government audit "that found more than 800 illegal immigrants from terrorism-connected regions of the globe who’d been ordered kicked out of the country, but who were instead approved for citizenship because USCIS didn’t properly check their fingerprints." Instead, and with a straight face, Obama taunted Trump to stop “whining before the game is even over.”
Following Obama's lead, Creamer has tried to turn the tables on Trump, issuing an unabashed statement that his firm “has recently been the victim of a well-funded, systematic spy operation that is the modern day equivalent of the Watergate burglars.” Fortunately for Mr. Creamer, FBI director Comey has thus far shown less interest in the subject matter of the Creamer-Obama meetings than in the classified content of the Clinton-Obama email exchanges.
For Hillary Clinton's part, she too feigned horror. And brashly ridiculed Trump's unwillingness to accept election results as a conspiracy theory that he has concocted -- this while claiming that WikiLeaks and Vladimir Putin, under Trump's direction, conspire to defeat her.