“The people have a right to know,” the professors at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism hammered into us in 1962. “Trust the people,” we were admonished.
Security secrets will be compromised, we are warned.
Really? Would the House Intelligence Committee majority vote to expose secrets that merit protection? Would Speaker Paul Ryan and White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly, who have read and approved the release of the memo, go along with that?
Is Gen. Kelly not a proven patriot, many times over?
The committee’s ranking Democrat, Adam Schiff, who earlier warned of a threat to national security, now seems ready to settle for equal time. If the majority memo is released, says Schiff, the minority version of events should be released.
Schiff is right. It should be, along with the backup behind both.
Trump-haters in the press may be terrified that the memo may credibly demonstrate that the “Deplorables” were right, that the elite media have been had, that they were exploited and used by the “deep state,” that they let their detestation of Trump so blind them to reality that they made fools of themselves, and that they credited with high nobility a major conspiracy to overthrow an elected president of the United States.
The narrative is crumbling all around those who oppose trump. For anyone with a modicum of conscienceless it is perfectly clear that the clamor and uproar over trump was far louder, far earlier than it should have been given that they only had a pussy grab comment and a refusal to show is tax returns, which is not required by the way. No, their is far more here than meets the eye and I got to ask why their is no collusion charges leveled at Clinton (yet) as she financed an effort to discredit her opponent that payed a foreign agent to put together information from his friends in the top levels of the Russian government…