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2016 Election

My Favorite WikiLeaks Email so Far

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

I think I have found my favorite Wikileaks email so far. It is from Brent Budowsky who worked for former U.S. Senator Lloyd Bentsen (D-Tx) and former Congressman Bill Alexander (D-Ark). Brent left government work in 1990 and among other places writes for the Hill and the Huffington Post. But Budowsky has at least 17 emails in the WikiLeaks Podesta files.

In an email sent March 13th of this year Brent is worried about the election because Hillary lies too much. Brent also admits that Hillary’s strategy all along was to hope that Trump received the GOP nomination.

Read the email below (emphasis mine)

From:[email protected] To: [email protected][email protected] Date: 2016-03-13 09:43 Subject: Bernie, Elizabeth and de Blasio
Sometime soon I am going to suggest that Bernie, Elizabeth Warren and Bill de Blasio create the equivalent of a People’s PAC to raise huge amounts of money from small donors—after the convention—to support electing liberals at all levels….including but far beyond Hillary assuming she is nominated….. 
Beyond this Hillary should stop…

Read the rest of the story at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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About the author

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (, contributing reporter at and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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