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FAKE NEWS: Democrat Super PAC Priorities USA Gave $1.5 Million To Buzzfeed In Last Weeks Of 2016 Election

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Buzzfeed received $1.5 million from the top Democrat super PAC Priorities USA Action in the final weeks of the 2016 election, according to federal election reports. Priorities USA was Hillary Clinton’s most powerful PAC in her campaign against President Donald Trump. (h/t HRC’s Field Sobriety Test).

Buzzfeed is the news organization that ran the debunked Trump dossier and a false story about Michael Cohen that was disputed by Robert Mueller’s office.

Earlier today, Buzzfeed ran a puff piece on Priorities USA headlined “Democrats’ Top Super PAC Has Pledged Not To Use Hacked Material In The 2020 Campaign.”

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Priorities USA Action gave Buzzfeed, Inc. a half million dollar digital ad buy on September 28, 2016, and a $1 million digital ad buy on August 4, 2016.

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Did Bernie Sanders Just Endorse a Neocon Regime Change Foreign Policy?

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Is Bernie Sanders the anti-war candidate that many non-interventionists are making him out to be?

Journalists Jacob Crosse and Barry Grey presented some interesting observations about Sanders’ foreign policy views.

Sanders criticized the assassination of Iranian General Qassem Suleimani in January and also stressed his opposition to the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

During the Iowa presidential debate, Sanders loudly boasted, “I not only voted against that war, I helped lead the effort against that war.”

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However, Sanders changed his tune when chatting with the New York Times.

The answers the Sanders campaign gave the Times showed its flexibility when it comes to foreign policy.

In other words, the Sanders campaign signaled to the military and intelligence apparatus that Sanders won’t present a threat to their interests and may actually carry out their interventionist agenda.

One question in the survey that the Times sent the Sanders campaign stuck out above the rest.

The third survey question asked, “Would you consider military force to pre-empt an Iranian or North Korean nuclear or missile test?”

The Sanders campaign responded, “Yes.”

Based on this response, Sanders’ is signaling that he’s willing to continue Bush-era policies of “preemptive war.”

Like Obama, Sanders’ opposition to the Iraq War was a matter of politics rather than a principled opposition to regime change wars.

His campaign was also asked, “Would you consider military force for a humanitarian intervention?”

Sanders responded, “Yes.”

Some of the wars that the U.S. carried out in the name of “human rights” have been the Bosnian war and the bombing of Serbia in the 1990s along with the aerial campaign against Libya in 2011 and the Civil War launched in Syria.

All in all, Sanders’ pro-peace/non-interventionist image is at best window dressing.

Under a Sanders presidency, the interventionist status quo will likely stay in place.

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