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Spinning a Crossfire Hurricane: The
Times on the FBI’s Trump Investigation

National Review, by Andrew C. McCarthy

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 5/17/2018 9:25:32 PM

If you’re a fading Baby Boomer, you’re faintly amused that the FBI code-named its Trump-Russia investigation “Crossfire Hurricane.” It’s an homage to the Rolling Stones golden oldie “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” — which, come to think of it, might just be a perfect handle for John Brennan, the former Obama CIA director whose specter hovers over each critical juncture of the case. The young’uns may not believe it, but back before it was known as “classic rock,” you couldn’t just play your crossfire hurricane on Spotify. You had to spin it. Fittingly, that is exactly what the New York Times has

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This is an excellent article. There are so many nuggets in it that it would be difficult to chose the best paragraphs. One of the best is that the classified information leaked to the NYT is the same that reprehensible hack Rosenstein screamed about and referred to it as extortion by congress. Oh how I despise him, Muller and the rest of those traitorous criminals. As an aside, I sure don´t remember the reference to Crossfire Hurricane from Jumpin´ Jack Flash.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Gobushcheneygo, 5/17/2018 9:35:18 PM     (No. 11635386)

First line of the song— I was born in a crossfire hurricane...Rush was talking about it today.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: fireboy, 5/17/2018 9:56:31 PM     (No. 11635396)

Nice article Andy. Now will you please stop telling us how honorable and professional your old pals at the DOJ and FBI are? I hate to break it to you, they´re neither




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Reply 3 - Posted by: hoopsfan, 5/17/2018 10:48:01 PM     (No. 11635420)

This may be Andy´s best. He was forceful and concise. Avoided cheap shots at the President, and also avoided empty platitudes about the professional nature of the FBI.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Luandir, 5/17/2018 10:59:45 PM     (No. 11635422)

In fact it´s a gas.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 5/17/2018 11:28:37 PM     (No. 11635445)

I predicted when the Hussein One took office that he´d try to bring Chicago brand politics to DC, and he did, but he couldn´t make DC "dirty" enough to be as corrupt as Chicago. There are a few good agents and prosecutors at the Federal feeding trough who took their oaths seriously and might not have even liked Donald Trump, but they believe in the United States of America and all that it stands for. Let´s hope the IG Report names plenty of names and has a lot of Grand Jury indictments already sealed and ready to be delivered to the Judges.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: NotaBene, 5/17/2018 11:30:53 PM     (No. 11635447)

President Trump liked this article. He tweeted!!! Love his tweets. Even the National Review is for Trump nowadays. Wow.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 5/18/2018 12:22:58 AM     (No. 11635469)

We are reaching critical mass. Everyone is going to have to choose a side; progressive socialist criminality or Constitutional rule of law.

Many self-described liberals will be shocked at the deeds done in their name. Reality is beginning to break over the horizon and I believe the progressive socialist spell will be broken. President Trump will lead America through this crisis and the Constitution will prevail.

MAGA - Justice for all.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: steveW, 5/18/2018 2:18:09 AM     (No. 11635494)

the questions are:
- why is the Enemedia lying about the fake "investigation" of the president?
- who is the Enemedia trying to protect?
- who (as in follow the money) is behind the Enemedia campaign to misdirect and distract from the truth?
- to what extent is the Enemedia complicit in the crimes being committed against the president?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 5/18/2018 7:49:16 AM     (No. 11635594)

The Slimes is being a good propaganda tool for the Left. The Left is facing a devastating reversal of fortune and the Slimes is trying to whistle past the graveyard.

Not only is Trump cleared and vindicated (yet again) but their own agents, BO and significant members of his administration, Hillary, the media, foreign agents, and a host of characters have been exposed as likely criminals with actual evidence to support the claim. Further, it has become obvious there has been further collusion, a coverup, and more criminal actions after the election. There are going to be investigations of crimes, not "matters". Hillary may be facing yet another email investigation without a sycophant DOJ and FBI.

Meanwhile, Mueller is being laughed at for indicting ham sandwiches and the breadth of his authority is being questioned. He has nothing and he is NOT indicting Trump. His "obstruction of justice" pipe dream has evaporated with the crashing and burning of Comey, who may be facing his own investigations. The effort to get Trump has not just failed. It has been humiliated.

This is going to be a cruel tornado of reality for the Left. Not only is their desperation to #Resist going to be, once again, thrown off a cliff but significant numbers of their clique are going to be facing investigations, criminal charges, ethical questions, and embarrassment.

Dems have started to worry about their messaging with good cause. They are going to have to channel Nixon and open all their messaging with "I´m not a crook!". But like Nixon they are going to find that the truth Trumps messaging.

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