Ohhh, Mikey. Did you get out of bed on the wrong side again? Is that why you snapped at this reporter like a rabid shithouse rat? Maybe if you got a decent pillow…oh, never mind. Colorado Newsline is a digital news service and their motto is one I like. “Start with the truth.” They incurred the wrath of Mike Lindell yesterday when they fact checked a story about two prominent Colorado activists who are no longer with Lindell’s “election integrity” group. Colorado Newsline:
Holly Kasun and Ashe Epp, Colorado residents and co-founders of Colorado-based election activist group U.S. Election Integrity Plan, were two of the original staff members of Cause of America when the organization’s creation was announced in November. […]
Kasun said she has no hard feelings about the personnel moves, which she said were decided by Lindell.
“I would say overall, it’s a really good thing,” Kasun said. “There’s just going to be kind of a new direction or refresh on the mission. The mission hasn’t changed.”
Okay. So Lindell is laying off people. What’s that about?
Lindell told a Newsline reporter Monday, “I’m expanding Cause of America,” adding that he’s “taking it in-house” and “moving it to Frank Speech.” […]
Asked about the nature of the departure of Kasun and Epp, Lindell became combative.
“I didn’t know that’s all been decided. Are you trying to read my mind?” he said. “I don’t know what you heard. And you know what, I’m not letting you write your hit piece before we make our big announcement of our expansion tonight.”
When asked about a call to announce the expansion, Lindell implied it was closed to the public.
“It’s at 7 o’clock but you’re not invited. You’ll have to wait till after the call and hear it second hand,” he said.
He warned the reporter against publishing this story.
“You have no facts right now. And if you write it, I will be calling out your name nationally, every minute of every day of my show,” he said. “And you will be known as the worst journalist this country has ever seen. Do I make myself clear?”
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! Take it from me, Sir or Madam, in my firsthand capacity as a “horrible reporter” whom Mike Lindell called out on his show, nobody’s watching Frankspeech, but then you knew that.
Asked to comment on the nature of Cause of America’s nonprofit incorporation, Lindell said, “I believe it’s a (c)(4), a 501(c)(4), and nobody has donated anything to it. We’re not taking donations and we’re not taking that. I pay it all out of my pocket. Mike Lindell, 100 percent.”
When asked where the nonprofit is incorporated, Lindell said, “None of your damn business, goodbye.”
Mikey didn’t like that question at all. Wanna know why? Because “Entities with 501(c)(4) status are often involved in political causes and are sometimes referred to [as] ‘dark money’ organizations, since they are not required to disclose donor information.” That’s why,
Lindell eliminated two paid positions, which is something people do when they’re broke. But Mike can’t be broke, right? Last we knew, he planned to make bank in the coffee business with Jenna Ellis helping him. Yes, she’s gone from smelling Rudy Giuliani’s farts and getting COVID from him to to shilling coffee for Mike Lindell. Is that a lateral move or a promotion in MAGA world, Giuliani to Lindell? Anybody? I have no idea. I can’t say “demotion” because if you’re with Giuliani you’re already under the barrel with nowhere to go except straight to Hell.
In the words of one pundit, “[Jenna] has hitched her dinghy to the sinking My Pillow poohbah’s bullshit barge.” And to extend the metaphor, the bullshit barge continues in the wake of the Trumptanic, as it deliberately aims for the icebergs.
Don’t forget now, Thursday is July 21 and Lindell has promised he’s loading up a plane with lawyers and cyber experts and they’re headed to Arizona to do something momentous. Then there’s August in Springfield, MO, again, something momentous. Reminds me of 2001: A Space Odyssey., when the ghost of Dave Bowman said, “Something’s going to happen. Something wonderful.” Maybe Lindell’s next enemies won’t be voting machines, but monoliths.