Over the past few days, there have been rumors that a horrific video exists, and will soon be broadcast in the recesses of the "dark web," in which Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin are seen brutally torturing a child.
Many have been quick to dismiss talk of this alleged document out of hand, believing the so-called debunkers without even considering the evidence. But would they so reflexively wave away similar charges made against "nobodies," as opposed to high-ranking public officials?
Here, I discuss this weirdly automatic proclivity to believe famous people-- even those with a long track record of corruption-- to be above reproach on such matters:
In addition, details of the contents of this alleged child torture video have been grisly, as well as quite specific. What, precisely, are the implications of the particular scenario of torture and sadism it is said to depict? I ruminate on the question here: