The media is burying the Susan Rice spy scandal. The NY Times has it on p.16 and The Washington Post forgot to report it at all Tuesday morning. They are busy promoting the Russia-Trump collusion story which has been debunked by the former president’s top intelligence officials, including John Brennan and Mike Morell.
The Atlantic ran a long article in support of Rice’s “incidental” collection and reluctantly agreed it might give the administration some positives temporarily, but in the end, without proof, it will go nowhere. This is the magazine that has been running fake Russia-Trump stories without an ounce of proof.
Soros’s Think Progress called it the “totally phony Susan Rice story”. It was legal and ethical, they declared.
CBS News’s Scott Pelley kept it neutral. “We learned more today about the President’s allegation that he and his aides were caught up in Obama-era surveillance,” he said, ticking over to Margaret Brennan who launched into a defense of Rice.
“Well, Scott,” Brennan said, “as national security adviser to the president, Susan Rice could and did request the names of individuals who were picked up during legal surveillance of foreign nationals.” She then cited unnamed sources who told her there was nothing wrong with what Rice did.
ABC evening news ignored the story completely. Susan Rices’s husband works for ABC.
Fox came through and reported it throughout the day and on Special Report in the evening.
What Rice, a liar, did might have been legal because of Obama’s manipulation of the espionage law but it was far from ethical.
Twelve days before, she said she didn’t know a thing about it. She said she “knew nothing” of Trump data unmasking and “nothing of the sort occurred”. As it happens, she requested the unmasking numerous times.
NBC’s Chuck Todd labelled Rice “a victim” and said she is a “GOP punching bag.”
Even John McCain, who spews anti-Trump rhetoric daily, came out this morning and condemned the unmasking.
Susan Rice unmasked and disseminated classified data on Trump associates, his family and likely Trump himself, to a wide-range of people including self-confessed liar Ben Rhodes. The data was not connected to Russia.
Maggie Haberman of the NY Times and Eli Lake of Bloomberg sat on the story. The story was broken by reporter Mike Cernovich who has well-placed sources in both news organizations.
His sources for the Susan Rice story were actually people working at Bloomberg and the New York Times who revealed that both Eli Lake (Bloomberg) and Maggie Haberman (NYT) were concealing the Susan Rice story in order to protect the Obama administration.
The left-wing media is very corrupt because it’s more important for them to be partisan than to stand up against a burgeoning police state. What Rice did, and which was supported at the highest levels of the Obama administration, is what they do in police states. They spy on the people and then bring the information back to the state to hurt and control opponents.
A police state is “a totalitarian state controlled by a political police force that secretly supervises the citizens’ activities.”
The media plays the role of presstitutes. The media in a police state are controlled by the administration. This media willingly allows the left to control them because they are the left.
We are missing the element of physical force that we see in a typical police state but we do have serious coercion. We are well on our way to government control of the people with government threatening to imprison people who disagree with them on climate change and officials who promote violence in our streets. The former attorney general Loretta Lynch called for “blood in the streets”.
In the end, the caption to this story is Obama is the authoritarian leader who threatened democracy and who was behind the spying. The fact that in 2011 and in 2017, he loosened the espionage laws to allow freewheeling spying is proof in of itself. Now we have more evidence that is being ignored by the media.