Friday, March 10, 2017

The Beginnings of Obama’s Shadow Government

He is less interested in organizing a community than a coup.

George Neumayr

n the New York Post on Wednesday, a political cartoon appeared mocking Obama’s lawyerly denial of his administration’s investigation of Trump-Russia ties. The cartoon has Obama saying: “Nobody in the White House ever ordered a wiretap of the individual named Donald Trump by my specific direction during daylight hours via a normal surveillance request that I actually signed by hand with an official presidential pen.”

The cartoon captures the public’s skepticism of Obama and its capacity for understanding the upshot of Trump’s tweets. It is no wonder that Obama this week planted stories in the press to the effect that he is “livid” at Trump. He is livid because Trump is exposing the soft coup that he had set in motion before leaving office. As Rush Limbaugh put it, Trump is picking up the grenades Obama tossed and throwing them back at him........To Read More.....

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