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Friday, February 02, 2018

Memo released

UPDATE: tee hee - Rachel Maddow on the release of the memo ...


Trump has released the memo that he and Nunes have created in order to save Trump from the findings of Mueller's investigation. They appear to be so dumb as to believe we'll all accept the memo's premise - that a biased FBI and DOJ obtained a FISA warrant to surveil a Trump minion based solely on the Steele dossier. This shows both a woeful lack of knowledge about how these warrants are obtained and also of the reasoning power of the public.

The Nunes memo is out. It’s a joke and a sham

The whole point of the Nunes memo was always to create a pretext for President Trump to try to take control of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s probe, and it remains to be seen whether Trump will convince himself that it does give him this pretext.

But this is going to take a lot of self-deception on Trump’s part (not that he won’t rise to the occasion), and a lot of aggressive goading from his favorite cable news personalities — that is, if reality even matters in the least anymore. Because the memo itself is really just a bad joke.

The memo from House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) has now been released, and its contents are almost comically thin in comparison with the great scandal Trump’s media allies have been hyping for weeks and weeks and weeks ...

More: Sources: Devin Nunes Memo Is ‘100%’ Wrong About Andrew McCabe and Steele Dossier ... and ... All the logical holes in the GOP memo about the Trump dossier


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