No “October Surprise” from WikiLeaks

Headline Roundup October 4th, 2016

Many people stayed up late or woke up early to watch Julian Assange's "October Surprise" livecast but were disappointed when he didn't deliver what they were hoping for.

No “October Surprise” from WikiLeaks

From the Left
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If Hillary Clinton’s die-hard opponents were hoping for an October surprise, they’re going to have to wait.
A Tuesday morning press conference by WikiLeaks, which Clinton antagonists and conspiracy theorists had hoped would spell the beginning of the end of her presidential campaign, turned out to be a celebration-cum-infomercial for the website, which celebrates its 10th anniversary today and is promoting a new book.

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From the Right
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Tuesday’s highly anticipated announcement from WikiLeaks was not exactly the end of Clinton’s campaign as Roger Stone had hoped, but rather a discussion about the past, present, and future of WikiLeaks for its 10-year anniversary.

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From the Left
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It was billed as the #OctoberSurprise, the moment when WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange might reveal the damaging, campaign-ending information he'd obtained about Hillary Clinton. It couldn't come a moment too soon, as a wave of post-debate polling found Clinton regaining a lead over Donald Trump. Early Tuesday, the pro-Trump conspiracy site Infowars launched a live stream to watch Assange's “WikiLeaks 10" anniversary news conference; readers of the Drudge Report, which the day before had led with a story about a man who claims to be the son of Bill Clinton,...

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