Rebekah Jones, the COVID Whistleblower Who Wasn’t

 

Since I have not seen anyone post Charles C. W. Cooke’s wonderful piece of investigative journalism here, I felt I should.

This is an amazing tale–fun to read. MSNBC swallowed her story about Florida hiding Covid deaths whole. Turns out that the only dumb thing that Florida did was (1) hire her and (2) keep her on the payroll after she was revealed to be a crazy person, wrecking their IT. There’s sex and guns and cybercrime. Stranger than fiction.

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  1. Headedwest Coolidge
    Headedwest
    @Headedwest

    I strongly second the recommendation; it’s a very well done article.

    The only question is why anybody took her seriously? Maybe she’s just that good as a con artist.

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  2. Stad Coolidge
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    @Stad

    Any relation to Alex?

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  3. Stina Member
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    @CM

    Headedwest (View Comment):

    I strongly second the recommendation; it’s a very well done article.

    The only question is why anybody took her seriously? Maybe she’s just that good as a con artist.

    Because her cray cray is passé on the left.

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  4. EDISONPARKS Member
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    Stina (View Comment):

    Headedwest (View Comment):

    I strongly second the recommendation; it’s a very well done article.

    The only question is why anybody took her seriously? Maybe she’s just that good as a con artist.

    Because her cray cray is passé on the left.

    Next career move  for Rebekah Jones …. paid contributor “healthcare/Covid expert” on MSNBC.

    You can bank on it.

    She can socialize in the CNN and MSNBC green rooms with other experts in their field like John Brennan, James Comey, and Andrew McCabe, etc.

    Rather than feel embarrassed or remorse about these scandalized ahrsehats the Left steers into the skid and pretends these experts are completely on the up and up and any objections to their credentials and expertise is just Right Wing Fox News induced nuttery.

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  5. Henry Racette Contributor
    Henry Racette
    @HenryRacette

    Passing resemblance to the Theranos gal, though obviously not up to the same caliber.

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  6. Stina Member
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    @CM

    EDISONPARKS (View Comment):

    Stina (View Comment):

    Headedwest (View Comment):

    I strongly second the recommendation; it’s a very well done article.

    The only question is why anybody took her seriously? Maybe she’s just that good as a con artist.

    Because her cray cray is passé on the left.

    Next career move for Rebekah Jones …. paid contributor “healthcare/Covid expert” on MSNBC.

    You can bank on it.

    She can socialize in the CNN and MSNBC green rooms with other experts in their field like John Brennan, James Comey, and Andrew McCabe, etc.

    Rather than feel embarrassed or remorse about these scandalized ahrsehats the Left steers into the skid and pretends these experts are completely on the up and up and any objections to their credentials and expertise is just Right Wing Fox News induced nuttery.

    They can’t really send her off to Harvard on a full scholarship at her age, can they.

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  7. DonG (2+2=5. Say it!) Coolidge
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    @DonG

    The Narrative Drivers seek out these folks as grist for their propaganda mills.  Fame seekers and zeolots like her and Vinderman gladly oblige by spinning tales to please the Narrative Drivers.  People should refuse to be cowed by the Narrative pressure and push through.  Get a wristband with “what would DeSantis do?”. 

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  8. Hoyacon Member
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    This all starts with the inexplicable fact that she was hired as a “manager” in the first place.

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  9. Gumby Mark (R-Meth Lab of Democracy) Thatcher
    Gumby Mark (R-Meth Lab of Democracy)
    @GumbyMark

    Like the Andrew Cuomo grandma killer story, the Jones saga has been known since last spring (Polimath was one of the first to explore it in detail and Max Nordau has been covering it on a continuing basis for months, exposing Jones’ lies).  It’s good Cooke wrote his piece and it is getting more attention.  It has been convenient for Democrats and the media to believe Jones and push her fabrications since it fit into their “DeathSantis” theme, one they continue to push even now.

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  10. CACrabtree Coolidge
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    Henry Racette (View Comment):

    Passing resemblance to the Theranos gal, though obviously not up to the same caliber.

    Yeah, put her in a black turtleneck and and there’s definitely a resemblance.

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  11. The Scarecrow Thatcher
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    @TheScarecrow

    Sounds like a meaner, female version of Matt Damon’s role in The Informant”.

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  12. GlennAmurgis Coolidge
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    Corporate media loves to talk about this big lie – here is an example of it

    They did everything in their power to portray Ron DeSantis as created a mess in FL while praising the likes of Whitmar and Cuomo 

     

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  13. OmegaPaladin Moderator
    OmegaPaladin
    @OmegaPaladin

    Ahem: https://ricochet.com/935771/rebekah-jones-the-left-in-a-nutshell/

    I have not read Charles Cooke, but I did read several bloggers.

    I also heard DeSantis made Christine Pushaw his new press secretary. 

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  14. JohnVonEcon Coolidge
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    @John Scott

    Rebekah Jones replies. CCW Cook responds.

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  15. Henry Racette Contributor
    Henry Racette
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    JohnVonEcon (View Comment):Rebekah Jones replies. CCW Cook responds. [snip]

    The young lady spins fast, I’ll grant her that. She really does come across like a cut-rate Elizabeth Holmes.

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