(Natural News) Imagine you’re a book publisher and you’ve put substantial resources in what you’ve been led to believe is a major ‘tell-all’ tome involving key figures in a new presidential administration that appears to be pin-balling from one scandal to the next.
You’ve been told by the book’s author, who has spent months getting ‘unprecedented access’ to that same administration, that the book will contain ‘bombshell’ allegations of misdeeds, loads of palace intrigue, and no small amount of new scandal.
You’d probably be pretty excited to get that book into publication, expecting it to do very well among a segment of the electorate that is no fan of the administration in question, wouldn’t you?
Now imagine how you’d react if you learned after days of putting that ‘blockbuster’ new expose on store shelves that the author can’t verify very much at all of what he’s written.
Would you be more excited about the book’s prospects — or less?
I’m betting it’s the latter.
In recent days a stir was created around the upcoming book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” by Michael Wolff, when excerpts of it were highlighted by The Guardian.
Among other things, Wolff quoted former top Trump political strategist Steve Bannon as saying that Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower in June 2016 as being treasonous. In addition, he predicted that Mueller is focusing on “money laundering” involving former campaign manager Paul Manafort, Don Jr., and Kushner, The National Sentinel reported…Read More