The revelations that the FBI spied upon the Trump Campaign should have sent all defenders of the American way into frenzy. Instead of digging into the facts, the mainstream media has aligned itself with the forces that can only believe that the Trump campaign colluded with the Russians. Here is an interesting look at the media’s behavior.
As Written and Reported By Mollie Hemmingway for The Federalist:
The media are still more interested in proving the Trump campaign treasonously colluded than addressing that FBI spied on a presidential campaign.
On Saturday night, heavily redacted copies of the FBI’s application to wiretap Trump campaign affiliate Carter Page were released. The portion of the 412-page document that was not redacted supported the claims of Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), as well as those made by the majority of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.take our poll - story continues below
The senators and the representatives had issued reports alleging that the FBI used an unverified Clinton campaign document to secure a wiretap against an American citizen, that the application for the wiretap used circular reporting and lacked verification for its central claims, and that it made materially false claims related to the source’s credibility.
President Trump tweeted triumphantly and hyperbolically about what the documents showed regarding the FBI’s behavior toward his campaign. Whatever you think about Trump’s reaction to the release of the FISA application, the media reaction to the story was disingenuous and even more hyperbolic than the president’s tweets. After a year of continuous and alarming revelations, the media are still more interested in proving the Trump campaign treasonously colluded with Russia than wrestling with the fact that the FBI spied on a presidential campaign, and used dubious partisan political research…
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