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Rudy Giuliani Admits His Reason For Giving His Hunter Biden Story To The New York Post—And Yikes

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Rudy Giuliani recently gave a story to The New York Post which has spawned several half-baked conspiracy theories related to Joe Biden and Ukraine.

The story was rejected by several news outlets, including Fox News, due to doubts about its credibility.

But when it was published by the Post, many far-right conservatives on Twitter used it as evidence of a massive conspiracy involving the Democratic Presidential candidate.

Just days later, however, Giuliani explained his decision to give the story to the Post in a New York Times interview, saying. The report revealed:

"Mr. Giuliani said he chose The Post because 'either nobody else would take it, or if they took it, they would spend all the time they could to try to contradict it before they put it out.'"

Essentially, Giuliani says he took the story to The New York Post because he knew they wouldn't check the accuracy of its facts before publishing it.

Considering some of the things Giuliani has attempted to pass off as "facts" in the past, this revelation shouldn't be especially surprising.

Giuliani was also recently exposed as a useful but unwitting part of Russia's attempts to spread misinformation in the United States.

Even if one were to accept to the accuracy of Giuliani's story, analysis of the "leaked" emails therein reveal no corrupt behavior on the part of Joe Biden.

Fortunately, it seems many voters have learned their lesson over the past four years. Just because Rudy Giuliani claims something, that doesn't make it true.