Skip to comments.Operation Crossfire Hurricane Exposed [semi-satire]
Posted on 05/19/2018 10:42:30 AM PDT by John Semmens
The Obama Administrations Director of National Intelligence James Clapper called the CIAs and FBIs covert and illegal spying on the Trump campaign and administration fully justified. With a threat as palpable as that posed by Trump we wouldnt want the agencies set up to protect this country to idly sit by just because they dont have enough evidence to persuade a judge to issue a warrant. Besides, too many individuals would be involved in the process of trying to obtain a warrant that we couldnt guarantee the type of air-tight security necessary to achieve the best possible results. Leaks couldve outed the spy and compromised the entire Crossfire Hurricane operation. James Bond doesnt rely on warrants. Thats why hes always successful at neutralizing threats.
Clapper lamented the absence of any useful intelligence from the operation, saying that Special Counsel Muellers job wouldve been a lot easier if wed been able to find something, anything, that clearly implicated Trump engaging in collusion with the Russians. But just because this operation was a dry hole doesnt mean it served no useful purpose. FBI agents were able to plant information on a few peripheral players in the Trump campaign that was ultimately used to get a warrant to monitor phone and email communications that may yet prove instrumental in the effort to unseat Trump.
The former DNI Director brushed aside the issue of bias. In hindsight it might have made for better optics if we had also placed spies within the Clinton campaign, he admitted. The emergence of evidence that her campaign funded the Russian dossier written by Christopher Steele makes it look like we played favorites. In our own defense, though, Clinton was considered trustworthy. Comey publicly declined to press charges for her email abuses and everyone was confident she would win. So we felt why waste effort just for show?
We must not allow the failure of this one covert operation to poison the reputation of the FBI specifically or the 17 different federal intelligence agencies that are working tirelessly to protect this country from hostile entities, Clapper warned. Elections are always a gamble. Theres no guarantee that the person who should win will winas we saw in 2016. We want the American people to know that weve got their backthat were willing to do what it takes to ensure the correct election outcome and, if that fails, to continue the fight to remedy any mistakes made at the ballot box regardless of how long or hard that might turn out to be.
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That was excellent!
It served as a warning to anyone who challenges the Deep State -- they'll break you with legal expenses and harassment.
As Trump campaign media consultant Michael Caputo said after racking up a hundred grand in legal expenses just to comply with Mueller's demands for testimony and documents, he'll never work on a Repub campaign again.
And he'll be lucky if they don't get him on a process crime for misremembering what he had for lunch one day.
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