All across America, cynical political observers are finding new and ingenious ways to spread the unproven idea that Jeffrey Epstein didn’t kill himself.
The theory spawned after Epstein, a well-connected and wealthy convicted pedophile, was found dead of an alleged suicide in a highly secure Manhattan correctional facility. The discovery came just days after Epstein was oddly removed from suicide watch, and came complete with spinal fractures that a prominent medical examiner believed were more often seen in homicides than suicides.
The official story is so suspect that even the President of Syria is weighing in, and what he has to say might surprise you.
Syrian President Bashar Assad, in an interview with Russian state TV Thursday, waded into the bizarre viral craze by offering his own take on what happened to the convicted pedophile inside his Manhattan federal prison cell in August.
“American billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was killed several weeks ago, they said he had committed suicide in jail,” Newsweek quoted Assad as telling the TASS Russian News Agency. “However, he was killed because he knew a lot of vital secrets connected with very important people in the British and American regimes, and possibly in other countries as well.”
The idea that Epstein was working to blackmail influential politicians and celebrities at the behest of American and international intelligence agencies has been one of the more popular conspiracy theories of recent weeks, with a number of television guests blurting out their beliefs during live interviews.
MSNBC REPORTER: “What [Trump] policies stand out to you?”
ALABAMA STUDENT: “Just mainly the no nonsense policies and especially since Jeffrey Epstein didn’t kill himself.”
— Caleb Hull ??? (@CalebJHull) November 9, 2019
There is no official investigation ongoing regarding the death of Jeffrey Epstein.
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