Trump May Have Just Played The Entire Media Universe For Fools, Again

Tyler Durden's picture

By now everyone is aware of the fact that there is little love lost between Donald Trump and Jeff Bezos.

A day after Trump blasted Bezos in an interview with Sean Hannity, Washington Post released a tape, allegedly from a 1991 interview, where it alleges Trump was pretending to be a spokesman for himself. All of this is within the scope of today's political games that get played of course, but the question is did the reality tv star just take things to a new level by leaking the tape and creating a brand new news cycle?

Recall, Donald Trump's campaign convention manager Paul Manafort said that the race to the presidency is the ultimate reality show for Trump:


Fast forward to the debacle that took place yesterday, where the Washington Post absolutely hammered Trump for allegedly pretending to be a spokesman named "John Miller" in an interview with a People magazine reporter just so Trump could brag about himself and set some things straight with the media.

However, here is the twist: Sue Carswell, the People magazine reporter who can be heard on the tape with the "spokesman", swears she didn't leak the tape to anyone. As a matter of fact, she said she doesn't even know where the tape is, and assumes it got trashed when moving apartments years ago. Carswell claims the only other person who could have possibly had that recording was... drum roll... Donald Trump.


While nobody knows for certain whether or not it was actually Trump on the other end of that recording, it probably wouldn't surprise anyone to find out that it was The Donald himself - that master of media redirection - who leaked the tape to the Washington Post. After all, he had just created a buzz by saying Bezos was out to get him by any means necessary, and what better way to solidify that than with a "leaked" tape that the Washington Post would clearly run with. Also, with the news out that Trump would be the first presidential candidate not to disclose tax returns in 40 years, why not create a fresh news cycle to take the public's mind off of that little nuisance.

The Donald may have just masterfully played the entire media universe for fools.


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TeamDepends's picture

It's Trump vs. The Luciferians, place your bets!

vortmax's picture

I'll take Trump at -5000.

Buckaroo Banzai's picture

It's going to be fun watching this guy work when he gets into office.

BaBaBouy's picture

TRUMP May WIN By A Historical High Landslide Election Rocket ...

Richard Chesler's picture

It's going to be fun watching the libtards' heads explode.

Billy the Poet's picture

Yeah, liberals will just hate Trump's universal medical care and the opening of women's rest rooms to men.

HowdyDoody's picture

OT: Blowback's a bitch

Kurds take out a Turkish helicopter using a Russian-made Igla SAM. This happened in south-east Turkey.

A Pimp's love is different's picture

"It's going to be fun watching this guy work when he gets into office."


I'll somewhat agree with that prediction, but, just so everyone on the high dive board sees clearly the depth of the water below them in making that dive.


Netanyahu really REALLY thinks it's gonna be fun watching this guy when he gets into office. The initial SPLASH part (of a dive), is easy. Underneath that surface, & combined with factors like the entry velocity of the dive, are potentially more problematic.


Just sayin'

BaBaBouy's picture

<== Donald Miller 2016

<== Hillary Rodham Miller 2016

quintago's picture

there is one other place that tape could have come from....the government.

gonetogalt's picture

I'm surprised Trump played the authenticity with denial. Would have beeen better if he'd said something like :

"Yes, of course that is me on the tape. I don't trust anyone to speak for me. Do I look like a guy who would trust a Josh Earnest or George Stephanolis to not dilute or spin my message? The use of psuedonems is deep in american history. Ben Franklin used Poor Richard to foment war. A lot of the phamphlets used during the revolution were done under psuedonem. Samuel Clemens used Mark Twain. What's the problem?"

ali_baba's picture

Trump's daughter is Jewish. His son had a jewish wedding with his jew wife. The guy loves Israel and has netenyahu for a business partner. Yep, he sure is going to sort EVERYTHING out. Jews playing the goys like a fiddle. You fuckers love that shit!!!

gonetogalt's picture

OK, granted if Trump makes it to the bully pulpit alive he's one of'em. If he quits breathing between now and Jan 20th he wasn't.

Catch 22? Or Schroedengers cat? (however you spell it)

I decided a long time ago that the momentum of global fascism was unstopable so I picked myself up and got to a place under their radar. So now I live in Guyana and run my little gold dredge. I live OK and provide good employment for about 10 men.

I'm nearly 70, and haven't been able to expand my business as I'd like.

I would like to help a like minded ZH'r emigrate to Guyana and participate in the gold mining or start another operation or unrelated business.

Doesn't take a lot of money, but I'd like to upgrade some equipment.

Any takers?

Apologies to the good Tylers, and thank you for all you do.


Billy the Poet's picture

Sounds like you've got your act together and you refuse to drink the kool-aid which is always a good idea for those living in Guyana.

Just kidding. I wish you continued success.

gonetogalt's picture

Thanks for that Willie.

Jones was evidently CIA involved, I know a guy who narrowly missed being suicided there and he tells interesting stories, mainly about suitcases of cash and Jones walking to Venezuela...

There's so much fresh fruit here, me and my blender aren't much into kool-aid.

DrLucindaX's picture

Good stuff about Jones & Jonestown here, including some unsettling info about the recently deceased Mark Lane, JFK conspiracy unravleler.....or CIA asset?


gonetogalt's picture

Most Guyanese of any older age are aware of parts of the info in your link. It's a good link, thanks for posting.

Some errors, no Laotians were ever moved to Jonestown, the place remains overgrown to this day.

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santafe (not verified) gonetogalt May 14, 2016 8:59 PM

Trump is a HYPOCRITE:

jeff montanye's picture

regarding what billy the poet brings up, which is really "the" question: is trump controlled by the zionists?  imo it is hard to say.  there are historical and family relationships, true, but if this were even sort of well thought out, wouldn't you do something to make it less black and white if you were trump and intended to actually change something important?

there are an awful lot of hard core zionists arrayed against him, not least of which the rest of the republican party including romney and his ex-apparatus, also many zionist hedge fund managers, bob woodward, and david brooke.  and on the "left" barack and his minion hillary, daily kos and . . . .

Boris Alatovkrap's picture

While Hillary is dodge sniper bullet on tarmack, Squirrel head is engage in profligate self promotion… This is strange days indeed!

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gladius17 (not verified) Billy the Poet May 14, 2016 4:32 PM

"Trump May Have Just Played The Entire Media Universe For Fools, Again"


Or maybe the entire media universe just played all the Trumpfags for fools, yet again. 

Yet another weak "attack", which backfires, to everyone's complete surprise, thus giving Trump more support. Yawn. 

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gladius17 (not verified) Four chan May 15, 2016 4:43 PM

^ dumber than average brick ^

BarkingCat's picture

She converted to Judaism but she not Jewish. Not ethnically.

...but it does make me question her judgement.

However I cannot blame Donald Trump for the choices his adult children made.

Billy the Poet's picture

Nobody but Donald Trump will save Israel. You are wasting your time with these politicians and political clowns. Best!




Report: GOP mega-donor Adelson to give Trump up to $100 million



Kayman's picture

Adelson, tail tucked between his pudgy legs, wants to kiss Trumps ass. Not allowed to sit at the dining room table and now begging for table scraps.

Maybe Adelson shouldn't have supported Moron Mitt Romney to shit on Trump.

Billy the Poet's picture



"It is the servant who takes money." --  David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia

monk27's picture

"It is the sucker who gives the money." -- Me

Billy the Poet's picture

If only a sucker would give Trump money what does that make those who give him their vote?

ZeroSense's picture

Most people here are deluded just like the past 100 years. The system is soo rigged people still believe in options and hope. The media are a big part of this fooling the people into thinking they are against Trump.. Remember Israel and Zionist media own ALL the friggin media, and Israel Zionists want trump to win bcoz he is pro Israel.

You people just played your last move on the chessboard. The USA will collapse and Israel will take its place (Thats the plan since 911). Notice how both the finalists are the biggest Pro Zionist Israel? Thank the media for that

You even have the biggest and richest Zionists supporting him (ask yourself why stupid people), but I dont think Hillary is going to be any better, she will do the same but under cover, but Donald will do it openly but very slightly that he is the master of fooling people. Thats what business men do and are successful

Kayman's picture

Lots of tiny brains on our new and growing list of ZH Trolls.

Years ago my sister had to convert to Catholicism to marry her husband at the insistence of his Catholic parents. Neither her nor her husband could give a fig about the Catholic Church and all its rituals.

And isn't the rule that if you do not have a Jewish birth mother, then you cannot be a Jew ? Just asking.

UselessEater's picture

Not Jewish but use Catholicism to demonstrate?

Lose your country and get back to me.

AllBentOutOfShape's picture

I'm usually with the status quo around here when it comes to most things, but Trump worship I'll never understand.

A Nanny Moose's picture

The alternative is the women and gay hating rape culture of the muzloid darkies.

Golden Phoenix's picture

For Trump's actual positions go here:

Billy the Poet's picture




Trump on medical care:


"They’re going to be taken care of. I would make a deal with existing hospitals to take care of people. The government’s gonna pay for it. "  -- Donald Trump


"I’m a conservative on most issues but a liberal on health. It is an unacceptable but accurate fact that the number of uninsured Americans has risen to 42 million. Working out detailed plans will take time. But the goal should be clear: Our people are our greatest asset. We must take care of our own. We must have universal healthcare."  -- Donald Trump's The America We Deserve


"Liberal on health care. We have to take care of people that are sick. … I like universal. We have to take care. There's nothing else. What's the country all about if we're not going to take care of our sick?"  -- Donald Trump



On gender segregated rest rooms and locker rooms:


"North Carolina, what they’re going through with all the business that’s leave and all the strife, and that’s on both sides. You leave it the way it is… There have been very few complaints the way it is. People go, they use the bathroom that they feel is appropriate. There has been so little trouble. And the problem with what happened in North Carolina is the strife and economic punishment that they’re taking." -- Donald Trump


Caitlyn Jenner takes Trump up on bathroom offer


mrdenis's picture

Wait Caitlyn wants to change back now will she/he sit or stand ....?

Billy the Poet's picture

It was a scam from the beginning. He wanted a new reality show and he needed sympathy in order to avoid conviction for vehicular manslaughter.

He's a "realty TV" star who pretended to be something he wasn't and everybody fell for it and many praised his courage.  Worked for Jenner, worked for Trump.

Dormouse's picture

Bruce wants the right to sit down to piss in the men's room, that's all this was ever about, that social stigma has been removed.

mademesmile's picture

Would those be his most frequent, loudest or most recent positions?

lasvegaspersona's picture

When the dollar dies, when we have a really serious 'mom, I'm hungry' collapse of the currency and the economy it services....then we will see folks who never would ask the government for anything, begging for help.

Now that the government has complete control over most pensions, health care and deeply into the supply chain of frickin everything who els you gonna call?

If these clowns do not really have an evil plan to control the masses, if they really are as clueless as they seem...well, then it will be deadly.

Just look at Venezuela. The people have no one to help them but insane half wits like Madura. What can he do?  Get back in his buss and drive them to Columbia?

Billy the Poet's picture

It's usually a mistake to ask government for help. All the government can do is take from one person and give to another while skimming off the top.

When the government boot comes off our necks we'll ask each other for help and work with each other to feed ourselves and the elites can just go ahead and eat cake.

crossroaddemon's picture

When the government boots come off the very rich will just hire private armies and rule you directly instead of via .gov proxy. You won't be any better off. I've come to believe that big systems are evil by nature, and no reform is possible.

Billy the Poet's picture

Why can't the hundreds of millions of people who aren't rich also organize themselves for defense?

crossroaddemon's picture

Because it never happens that way. 

Billy the Poet's picture

It does happen that way. That's how this thing called the USA got started. The important thing is to move closer to natural rights and voluntary action with each iteration of revolution.


"I HEARTILY ACCEPT the motto, — "That government is best which governs least"; and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe, — "That government is best which governs not at all"; and when men are prepared for it, that will be the kind of government which they will have." -- Thoreau


Wont Get Fooled Again

crossroaddemon's picture

Your history is the propaganda you got hit with in grade school. the American Revolution was mostly a revolution of the wealthy minority and a bunch of their dupes, and it didn't leave the common man any better off... it made many of them WORSE off. It didn't create a free society; it never even really made the attempt.