Here is another excellent, must-read article by Andrew C. McCarthy. McCarthy is a senior fellow at the National Review Institute and a contributing editor of National Review. Twitter: @andrewcmccarthy
McCarthy, according to Wikipedia, “served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. A Republican, he is most notable for leading the 1995 terrorism prosecution against Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman and eleven others. The defendants were convicted of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and planning a series of attacks against New York City landmarks. He also contributed to the prosecutions of terrorists who bombed United States embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. He resigned from the Justice Department in 2003.”
Andrew McCarthy appears frequently as a guest on the Fox News channel where he always uses the brief time that is allotted to guests to maximum effect.
McCarthy’s article about “the Obama administration’s shady plan to spy on the Trump campaign,” posted at the New York Post’s Web site on the evening of April 15, begins:
In Senate testimony last week, Attorney General William Barr used the word “spying” to refer to the Obama administration, um, spying on the Trump campaign. Of course, fainting spells ensued, with the media-Democrat complex in meltdown. Former FBI Director Jim Comey tut-tutted that he was confused by Barr’s comments, since the FBI’s “surveillance” had been authorized by a court.
(Needless to say, the former director neglected to mention that the court was not informed that the bureau’s “evidence” for the warrants was unverified hearsay paid for by the Clinton campaign.)
The pearl-clutching was predictable. Less than a year ago, we learned the Obama administration had used a confidential informant — a spy — to approach at least three Trump campaign officials in the months leading up to the 2016 election, straining to find proof that the campaign was complicit in the Kremlin’s hacking of Democratic emails.
To read the rest of Andrew C. McCarthy’s article at the New York Post, please click here.