Mark Bunker: Scientology going nuts over upcoming Tampa Bay Times report
Late last night we heard from Mark Bunker, who wanted us to know about some comments he had made at last night’s Clearwater, Florida city council meeting.
To help explain his comments, he wanted us to know that Tracey McManus is apparently about to unload another whopper of a story at the Tampa Bay Times, and Scientology is freaking out about it.
So much so, local Scientology spokesman Ben Shaw sent a couple of letters to McManus and copied them to Clearwater’s mayor and other officials, making them public documents.
Bunker sent along the second of these two letters, and yes, you really have to see it in its entirety to get the full flavor of it.
We can’t wait to see what Tracey has in the works, but in the meantime, savor this freakout from Scientology about its supposedly grassroots propaganda operation, the STAND League, which we have multiple times in the past proved has operated social media accounts with bogus names and stock photos.
Here’s the letter in its entirety…
So, to summarize, a city official noted that Clearwater had been tagged in tweets by something called Hate Monitor.
Tampa Bay Times reporter Tracey McManus helpfully explained to that city official that Hate Monitor is operated by Stand League, a propaganda effort of the Church of Scientology.
To give you some idea of the kind of thing that Scientology is constantly putting out supposedly from this grassroots group, here are a couple of items that represent the repeated attacks it makes on Leah Remini and Tracey McManus…
And here are Bunker’s comments about this at last night’s city council meeting…
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I love listening to Mark at the council meetings. I just wish we could see the other councillors faces, are they with him or is he considered a "thorn in their collective sides" by getting on COS case ??
Keep it up Mark :-)
Best regards from UK
Who is Ben Shaw. His description on a Scientology website is one paragraph. His life experiences and his education seem extremely shallow. In other words he spent most of his life brainwashed in the church. He spews the lies he rails against. What credibility does he have? The fact that he is the public relations person for Scientology in Clearwater? His letter is a desperate rant. He sounds like an eight year old. And I know several of the non-bot writers and members of STAND. They are hopelessly indoctrinated. They used to be my friends. Sad.