Friday, May 29, 2020

Someone finally brings clarity to the Obamagate narrative

May 28, 2020 By Andrea Widburg

One of the problems with Obamagate is that it’s incredibly complicated. It began under the Obama administration, involved the alphabet agencies (the CIA, the FBI, and the DOJ), as well as President Obama, the National Security Advisor, the Director of National Intelligence, the FISA court, and overseas intelligence agencies.

The wrongdoing included false affidavits, spying on innocent people, including the president-elect, unmasking, and set-ups, such as perjury traps and spies inveigling people into ambiguous statements that could be used against them. It then escalated to an attempt to overthrow the Trump presidency through a two-year-long investigation that destroyed several people’s lives, even though the Special Counsel’s office knew from Day One that neither Trump nor his team had done anything wrong.

And what I stated above is just the super simple, short version. Meanwhile, on the other side, for three years, all that the left had to do was holler “Russia! Russia! Russia! Collusion! Ukraine! Putin!” and everyone fell in line................

Today, though, I read Charles Lipson’s essay at Real Clear Politics,  What the ‘Obamagate’ Scandals Mean and Why They Matter,” which is the most streamlined, organized, and persuasive explanation about Obamagate I’ve seen to date.........To Read More....

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