Media Falls for 4chan Troll #GoldenShowers #FakeFeed

Fake news peddler BuzzFeed shot itself in the foot today as it published fake documents claiming Russia had blackmail information on President Elect Donald Trump from a 2013 trip to Russia.  The fake document alleged Trump paid two Russian prostitutes to perform a “golden shower” show on the same bed where President Obama and his spouse previously stayed.  For those unaware, a golden shower is a sexual act involving urination.

The whole story was found to be a hoax perpetrated by the website 4chan.  Back in October, a 4chan member anonymously gave a document with the fake Russia story to anti-Trump conspiracy theorist Rick Wilson.  Somehow, perhaps via failed presidential candidate Evan McMullin (Evan McMuffin), whom Wilson advised, the document ended up in the hands of the CIA and Senator John McCain, who relayed it to the FBI.  The CIA and FBI believed the story and used it as the basis for the fiction that Russia “hacked” the election.  The documents were recently leaked to BuzzFeed which decided to publish the information, falling right into the troll trap.

See this explanation from 4chan circulating around Twitter:


See this screenshot from 4chan and notice the date:


Here’s a chart from @RepublicanChick explaining what happened:


Journalism ethics:

Here’s a long summary from Pastebin:

On january 10, Buzzfeed posted a story under the byline of Ken Bensinger, Mark Schoofs and Miriam elder titled “these reports Allege Trump Has Deep Ties To Russia” and posted a link to a document alleging, among other things, that russia has been cultivating trump for 5+ years, that trump has been in constant contact with the kremlin for information on his opponents, and perhaps most inflammatory, that there are many recorded instances of blackmail of trump in sexual misconduct. A prominent claim is that trump rented the presidential suite of the Ritz Carlton Hotel in moscow, where he knew that the Obamas had slept in; he them hired a number of prostitutes to perform a ‘golden shower’ (pissplay) on the bed and in the room.

Noted #nevertrump voice Rick Wilson later commented on twitter, stating that the report “gave a new meaning to Wikileaks” ( and that the report was the reason everybody was fighting so hard against the election of Trump. (

The remarkable thing? It’s all fake. And not only fake; it’s a prank perpetuated by 4chan, on Rick Wilson himself. A post on 4chan on october 26 stated “mfw managed to convince CTR and certain (((journalists))) on Twitter there’ll be an October surprise on Trump this Friday” along with a picture of a smug face with a hash name.

on november 1, a person without a picture but is assumed to be the same person posted “So they took what I told Rick Wilson and added a Russian spy angle to it. They still believe it. Guys, they’re truly fucking desperate – there’s no remaining Trump scandal that’s credible.”

on january 10, moments after the story broke and began to gain traction on social media, a person with the same smug grin face, and the same hash title for the picture, stated “I didn’t think they’d take it so far.”

This story has taken on something of a life of it’s own. Going through Rick Wilson’s twitter, you can find many different stories from the time that he had shown the story to a wide number of anti-trump news sources, trying to find a news organization that would actually publish the story. During that time period, he referred to it often as ‘the thing’, and often playing coy with followers on the content with the story with anybody who was not also a #Nevertrumper. Unconfirmed sources has people as high up as John McCain giving the story to FBI Director James Comey to attempt to verify the story. Given that Rick Wilson runs in Establishment circles, it is not an impossible scenario that long-serving senators are falling for what amounts to a 4chan troll trump supporter creating an ironic October Surprise out of wholecloth to punk a GOPe pundit who derogatorily referred to them as single men who masturbate to anime.


Donald Trump Says Election Rigged (by Israel?); Billary Whines WikiLeaks (by Russians?).

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Yes, the U.S. elections are rigged. Especially the U.S. Presidential elections. But it is of far greater magnitude than ballot box stuffing which is virtually nonexistent or dredging up past alleged indescretions. The very fact that there are only two major candidates, the democrat and republican, and only they are in the Presidential debates, is powerful prima facie evidence of the elections being rigged. Are there really in USA only two major candidates ALMOST ALWAYS, the democrat and the republican? The only significant exceptions in the past 100 years are billionaire H.Ross Perot the Reform party in 1992. And former President Teddy Roosevelt the Progressive party in 1912. Whereas many other nations have several major parties any one of which could be the eventual winner.
Yes, it is quite possible that there is an Israel v Russia competition involving the U.S. Presidential elections.
However, far more important is the influence…

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