As it turns out, it wasn’t the Donald Trump campaign that was colluding with foreign governments to tip the presidential election. It was Hillary Clinton’s, working with the connections Barack Obama had as president.
A report in The American Spectator claims that Obama’s former CIA Director, John Brennan, was anxious to keep his job in a Hillary Clinton administration, so he teamed up with British and Estonian intelligence agents to ruin Trump’s chances.
Author George Neumayr writes that Brennan used their falsified intelligence as a pretext for an investigation into Trump – leading the FBI to eventually probe a server connected to Trump Tower and giving cover to Susan Rice to spy on Trump’s people.
What’s the allegation? Neumayr writes:
John Brennan’s CIA operated like a branch office of the Hillary campaign, leaking out mentions of this bogus investigation to the press in the hopes of inflicting maximum political damage on Trump. An official in the intelligence community tells TAS that Brennan’s retinue of political radicals didn’t even bother to hide their activism, decorating offices with “Hillary for president cups” and other campaign paraphernalia.
How did Brennan Pull This Off? The article claims that Brennan brought into the CIA a host of “subversives” and gave them top jobs where they could “gather and leak” political espionage on Trump and his campaign. “He bastardized standards so that these left-wing activists could burrow in and take career positions. Under the patina of that phony professionalism, they could then present their politicized judgments as ‘non-partisan.’”
Brennan got his anti-Trump tips primarily from British and Estonian spies, among others. “The BBC’s Paul Wood reported last year that the intelligence agency of an unnamed Baltic State had tipped Brennan off in April 2016 to a conversation purporting to show that the Kremlin was funneling cash into the Trump campaign.”
Any other CIA director would have disregarded such a flaky tip, recognizing that Estonia was eager to see Trump lose (its officials had bought into Hillary’s propaganda that Trump was going to pull out of NATO and leave Baltic countries exposed to Putin). But Brennan opportunistically seized on it, as he later that summer seized on the half-baked intelligence of British spy agencies (also full of officials who wanted to see Trump lose).
How did this all go unnoticed? Neumayr writes that “were the media not so completely in the tank for Obama and Hillary, all of this political mischief would make for a compelling 2016 version of All the President’s Men. Instead, the public gets a steady stream of Orwellian propaganda about the sudden propriety of political espionage. The headline writers at Pravda couldn’t improve on this week’s official lie, tweeted out by the Maggie Habermans: “Susan Rice Did Nothing Wrong, Say Both Dem and Republican House Aides.”
Liberals pompously quote the saying — “the bigger the lie, the more it will be believed” — even as their media enshrine it. Historians will look back on 2016 and marvel at the audacity of its big lie: whispers of an imaginary Trump-Russia collusion that wafted up from the fever swamps of a real collusion between John Brennan and foreign powers seeking Trump’s defeat.