Who Created The Fake Smear Attempt on Senator Chuck Schumer?

At best, it was a clumsy attempt to smear Senator Chuck Schumer, the Senate Minority Leader, with a smear of sexual harassment. It was distributed anonymously but directly to various news outlets. The Senator’s office turned the document over to the authorities for an investigation. Who was behind this and what were they trying to accomplish? There are a couple of theories here for you to read.

As Written By Allahpundit for Hot Air:

A little something that fell through the cracks last night amid the frenzy over Alabamageddon. Some speculated on Twitter that this sounds like Project Veritas’s handiwork. Eh, not really. I understand why they might think that but PV’s stock in trade is secretly recorded undercover stings. The document described here was apparently sent anonymously online. There was no drama to capture.

Plus, it wasn’t sent only to liberal outlets to see if they’d bite on a forgery. It was also sent to Charles C. Johnson of GotNews, who collaborated with Mike Cernovich on trying to authenticate it. If this is a PV sting to show big media’s gullibility, why would Johnson have been targeted? And why would Schumer be the target of the forgery instead of a Republican? The point of PV’s actual attempted sting of WaPo in feeding them a false allegation about Roy Moore was to try to prove that left-leaning media outlets would uncritically promote a smear so long as it damaged one of their ideological enemies.

It seems to me the point of this experiment was either to smear Schumer earnestly or to discredit #MeToo accusers by concocting a complaint that would momentarily set the media on fire before the spectacular revelation that it’s a fake. If this made it through the fact-…….

There is way more here keep reading:

Who tried to smear Chuck Schumer with a phony sexual harassment complaint? – Hot Air Hot Air

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