What if the FBI was working against the President of United States?
What if it was the FBI, not a single agent as reported, but an agency-wide operation that was behind leaking information to the GOP establishment about David Petraeus’ affair with Paula Broadwell? What if it was part of an “October Surprise” to pile on top of the September 11 Benghazi consulate attack debacle in order to derail Obama’s chances of winning the 2012 election? . . . Read Complete Report
That the stars of America’s national security establishment are being devoured by out-of-control surveillance is a form of sweet justice
The Petraeus scandal is receiving intense media scrutiny obviously due to its salacious aspects, leaving one, as always, to fantasize about what a stellar press corps we would have if they devoted a tiny fraction of this energy to dissecting non-sex political scandals (this unintentionally amusing New York Times headline from this morning – “Concern Grows Over Top Military Officers’ Ethics” – illustrates that point: with all the crimes committed by the US military over the last decade and long before, it’s only adultery that causes “concern” over their “ethics”). Nonetheless, several of the emerging revelations are genuinely valuable, particularly those involving the conduct of the FBI and the reach of the US surveillance state. . . . Read Complete Report