What is telling is how the media tries to explain away the evidence of unprecedented espionage by our first Marxist president. Vox is the Media-Democratic Party Complex's live laboratory that trots out and test markets media narratives.
The latest Voxplanation of Obama spying on Trump:
The House Intelligence chair went public with his own read of raw intelligence transcripts before properly vetting it with his colleagues. He has offered no coherent explanation as to why bypassing normal vetting channels was acceptable behavior, where the information came from, or even what he was thinking this when he decided to do it.
Nunes’s public presentation of this information was also incredibly confusing, done in a way that makes little sense unless he was deliberately trying to obscure the truth about whether the president was wiretapped.
So Nunes appears to have, in a very short amount of time, torched his own credibility in defense of a clearly false tweet sent out by Donald Trump. And he did all of this at a time when the FBI is investigating evidence that the Trump campaign may have coordinated with Russian efforts to undermine the US election — charges that the House Intelligence Committee is, in theory, supposed to be investigating as well.
This is not normal.So Nunes apologized for not telling his committee members that he went to the White House before informing them of what he knew. The apology is likely at the behest of some Democrat who was butt-hurt over being caught flat-footed.
But the Voxplanation actually confirms that Obama spied on Trump.
Vox tries to shift the burden to Republicans for not following procedures. Vox would have readers believe that whatever Obama did was negated because Nunes is guilty of "bypassing normal vetting channels."
But what Vox admits is that there are "raw intelligence transcripts."
Transcripts of what? The wiretaps the New York Times alluded to on January 20? The newspaper of discord now calls them intercepts. Intercepted how?
Vox also admits "the FBI is investigating... the Trump campaign."
Under whose authority?
Since when is the FBI allowed to investigate political campaigns?
Vox would have you believe that there is "evidence that the Trump campaign may have coordinated with Russian efforts to undermine the US election"
But for nine months, the Democratic Party has not offered any evidence of this and indeed the two Jimmys -- Clapper and Comey -- have stated there is no evidence. Both men are liars, of course, but this shows that not even they will cover for Obama's espionage.
John Nolte of the Daily Wire said Nunes has vindicated Trump:
Yes, Trump Is 100% Vindicated On Wiretapping!
Yeppers, I said 100% vindicated, and those who disagree are either being stubbornly hyper-literal about the word "wiretap," or the placing of a "physical wiretap," or Obama himself placing the wiretap, or standing by the point Ben Shapiro makes that Trump is still wrong because the surveillance was "incidental."
I'll touch on the "incidental" issue at length in the points below, but to immediately address Ben's argument, even if the collection was incidental, once the unmasking and dissemination of that "incidental" information occurs, that is the Obama administration illegally targeting Trump using surveillance, and that is the exact same thing as outright spying. And being illegally spied on was, of course, Trump's overall claim.
As far as the THIS WASN'T A WIRETAP nonsense, it reminds me of someone accusing a 70-year-old (Trump's age) of lying when he claims someone stole his record collection after the bad guy is found only with the old man's iPod. You said records! Where's the vinyl! Where's the vinyl! Where's the vinyl!
Not for a second did I imagine Trump meant an actual physical phone tap -- you know, like you'd see Mike Connors do on "Mannix." Welcome to the 21st Century, pedants!I might remind readers that Andrew McCarthy of National Review reported on March 3 that a FISA judge gave the Obama regime permission to wiretap a server at Trump Tower.
The media's refusal to admit that Obama did indeed spy on Trump is not pedantic, but rather a trap Trump set. The more the media try to prove him wrong, the more they must concede Obama spied on Trump.
We have transcripts.
Keep Voxplaining, media, because that only makes the hole wider and deeper.
Now the sun is out, the air smells great, and it is a top down day in Poca, West Virginia. So I shall put the top down on my red, 2010 Mustang GT and go for a spin -- a journey that will take me past the coal-fired electric plant right across the river.
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