An interesting compare-&-contrast arises amid reports out today of Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, getting a book deal to publish his memoir “Beautiful Things”.
The controversial life of Hunter Biden includes abusive relationships, sex scandals, drug use and retaining a position of affluence by trading on his father’s position in government. Everything surrounding Hunter Biden is not only sketchy, it is the life of a very troubled, manipulative, opportunistic and creepy person… e.v.e.r.y.t.h.i.n.g.
(Via AP) […] The book is called “Beautiful Things” and will center on the younger Biden’s well publicized struggles with substance abuse, according to Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. Acquired in the fall of 2019, “Beautiful Things” was kept under wraps even as Biden’s business dealings became a fixation of then-President Donald Trump and others during the election and his finances a matter of investigation by the Justice Department. (read more)
As many people are aware, book deals are a way for politicians and their allies to launder payments for influence either by the publisher or by those who purchase bulk quantities in order to direct funds without legal restrictions to politicians and their family members.
The same publisher, Simon and Schuster, recently made another decision regarding a politician:
JANUARY 7, 2021 – The publisher Simon & Schuster announced Thursday that is cancelling plans to publish Sen. Josh Hawley’s (R-Mo.) book, “The Tyranny of Big Tech,” because of the storming of the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob, for which some Republicans have blamed Hawley.
“After witnessing the disturbing, deadly insurrection that took place on Wednesday in Washington, DC, Simon & Schuster has decided to cancel the publication of Sen. Josh Hawley’s forthcoming book,” Simon & Schuster announced in a statement. (READ MORE)