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I was having breakfast with a friend this morning. He’d never heard of Kevin Clinesmith. “You never heard of Kevin Clinesmith?” … No. “The FBI lawyer in the Horowitz report?” … No. “The guy who doctored the email?” … No. I never heard anything about that.
My friend is not a dumb guy. He’s well educated. He has a professional degree. He listens to the news. He’d never heard of Kevin Clinesmith or anything about the FBI falsifying information for the FISA warrant on Carter Page.
If my friend never heard anything about Kevin Clinesmith or anything about the FISA warrant, then I’ll go out on a limb here and speculate that 99% of Americans are similarly unaware of the biggest political scandal in my lifetime: The FBI’s attempt to oust a duly elected president using lies and the extraordinary combined power of a rogue government agency allied with a complicit media.
Have you ever asked yourself why folks like Jerry Nadler and Adam Schiff can lie so egregiously and not pay any sort of political price for it? That’s why. America is either too stupid or too apathetic to care.
So there is only one way we’ll ever see any justice in this whole affair, and that is to re-elect Donald Trump.
I didn’t vote for Trump in 2016 and can think of a half dozen or so Republicans I’d rather see become president in 2020 other than Donald Trump. But it is looking less and less likely with every passing day that the villains who perpetrated this attempted coup against the president will ever answer for their crimes. Comey will walk. McCabe will walk. Page and Strzok will walk. Brennan and Clapper will walk. Schiff and Nadler will both get re-elected. Kevin Clinesmith might go to jail. He might go to jail. He might not.
If these folks had done this in China or the old Soviet Union, they would have been tortured for a month or two before being taken out and shot. In America, they’ll sue the government for unfair dismissal, and go home with back pay and punitive damages. They’ll go to work as consultants for CNN or MSNBC and end up on the NY Times Bestseller List for the books they’ll write on how they stood up for American values during the darkest days of the Trump regime.
Sadly, there is only one way for justice to win the day. That is for Donald Trump to win re-election in 2020. There is an element of cutting off our noses to spite our face in that revelation. I don’t really want another four years of Donald Trump and all the sturm und drang that will come with it. But if Donald Trump loses, we all lose. If Donald Trump loses, Justice loses. If Donald Trump loses, they win.
So, sign me up for the Trump train. I’m not sure I want to go where this train is headed, but I don’t like where any of the other trains are going, and I sure as hell don’t want to reward the station master for trying to sabotage the locomotive.
I’ve designed the above yard sign that I will distribute to all my like-minded friends.Published in