Daily Archives: February 15, 2017

Bill Kristol all in for legacy bureaucrats

Vs. what he considers the current mess in Washington. It was so nice before Trump, you know.

Consider what Sam Adams (more than a beer) said long ago, however:

If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom — go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!

Not bad.


Trump’s people talked with Russians during campaign. A lot, says CNN.

Trump campaign staff talked to reps of foreign govt, says CNN.

High-level advisers close to then-presidential nominee Donald Trump were in constant communication during the campaign with Russians known to US intelligence, multiple current and former intelligence, law enforcement and administration officials tell CNN.

Officials emphasized that communications between campaign staff and representatives of foreign governments are not unusual. However, these communications stood out to investigators due to the frequency and the level of the Trump advisers involved. Investigators have not reached a judgment on the intent of those conversations. [Italics, bold face added]

As to the latter, neither should CNN.

Obama can criticize court but not Trump?

Spicer patiently explains a key difference, young reporter doesn’t (can’t?) get it. (A News Alert moment)

In her (probably) elite school, they didn’t teach how to make distinctions. Sad.

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