This story was originally published by the WND News Center.
The most widely viewed and explosive video in Project Veritas’ history of undercover “sting” reporting is so popular that it has drawn Big Tech censorship despite being virtually ignored by the mainstream media.
A new whistleblower leak to PV shows exactly how YouTube, owned by Google, restricted the ability of people to see the undercover videos — using the claim of “COVID vaccine misinformation.”
Last week, Project Veritas exposed a Pfizer executive, Jordon Trishton Walker, who revealed in a secretly taped video conversation that his corporation was exploring intentionally creating mutations of the COVID virus to “preemptively develop new vaccines.”
Walker indicated Covid “is going to be a cash cow for us” and said, “Don’t tell anyone this. …There is a risk … have to be very controlled to make sure this virus you mutate doesn’t create something … the way that the virus started in Wuhan, to be honest.”
That undercover video has been viewed some 30 million times in less than a week, according to Project Veritas, despite being ignored outside of Fox News and conservative media outlets.
Walker, who thought he was on a homosexual date with the man who turned out to be a Project Veritas undercover journalist, later physically attacked PV founder James O’Keefe after O’Keefe confronted him in an eatery, with videotape rolling, about the original sting video:
A leaked YouTube memo, like the “Twitter files” made possible by Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter, gives a rare glimpse into the inner workings of a giant social-media corporation and how it goes about blocking access to conservative content. It also shows that the establishment of COVID narratives remains a useful tool for Big Tech censors.
The Jan. 27 memo, titled “URGENT GUIDANCE: Project Veritas video on the Pfizer vaccine,” claims that the full PV video “violates the [Youtube] COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation policy for making a categorical claim that COVID-19 vaccines are ineffective, and should therefore be removed….”
It then gives the offending quote by O’Keefe commenting in the original PV video on his undercover reporter’s findings (emphasis theirs): “Our undercover journalist asked Walker how Pfizer is handling the fact that their COVID vaccines are ineffective against virus variants. What he said is disturbing; listen to this.” The memo directs all uploaded videos containing that “timestamp” to be taken down.
Under the heading, “WHY:” the YouTube memo states, “It is important that we remove violative reuploads of this content as it spreads harmful misinformation about approved vaccines against COVID-19.”
Under “WHO:” it states, “All agents working Medical Misinfo Queues.”
At press time, Project Veritas’ Twitter page records 47.3 million views of the tweet containing the original undercover video of the Pfizer executive:
To answer claims that it had misrepresented Walker’s credentials and his standing as a top executive at Pfizer, O’Keefe tweeted out internal documentation of Walker’s role at the company: “We’ve obtained internal Pfizer docs verifying Jordan Walker as Pfizer Director, Research & Development Strategic Operations Graduated Yale 2013 Doctor Med at U of Texas Southwestern medical school. His supervisor reports to Mikael Dolsten who reports to Albert Bourla, CEO.”
Meanwhile, Fox News host Tucker Carlson, on his show Friday, asked the question: why did it take Pfizer two whole days to comment on the original PV video? His answer: “Because nobody in the media has called them, and they know they control the media because they spend millions and millions and millions advertising with these same news networks, including CNN.”
Interestingly, some conservatives have criticized other Fox News hosts who, unlike Carlson, have downplayed or ignored the Project Veritas story.
When Pfizer did finally respond to O’Keefe’s undercover report, waiting until 8:00 p.m., Friday, Jan. 27 to do so, it issued a technical-sounding explanation that still admitted to engineering mutations of the virus:
“With a naturally evolving virus, it is important to routinely assess the activity of an antiviral. Most of this work is conducted using computer simulations or mutations of the main protease–a non-infectious part of the virus. In a limited number of cases when a full virus does not contain any known gain of function mutations, such virus may be engineered to enable the assessment of antiviral activity in cells.”
After YouTube was roundly criticized for blocking O’Keefe’s video, Rumble boasted that it will always be available on its platform. Below is the original undercover video, courtesy of Post Millennial’s Rumble page:
PV founder O’Keefe says his non-profit organization would not have such a huge following were it not for the corporate-influenced bias in subservient liberal media: “For those who don’t like the video having 30 mil views Ask yourself: Why does Project Veritas even have a mission If YouTube weren’t taking down our video, and large multinational corps weren’t telling journalists not to cover stories, there wouldn’t be a need for people like me.”