The Framing of General Flynn

Source: Townhall.com - View Original Article
Published: May 03, 2020
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77% Liberal


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Sentiments

94% "Rules, precedents and constitutional rights be damned.""
92% "General Flynn made such an impression that years later I still remember where and when we met.""
89% "Do you know what you call a coach who has had three consecutive losing seasons?""
87% "He earned every promotion he ever received.""
85% "Strzok, McCabe, Comey and others remain at large.""
81% "It's about defending the rule of law.""
77% "Basic civil rights were trampled.""
74% "Benghazi and pallets of cash flown to the Iranian Mullahs promised to be just the tips of several icebergs.""

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94% : Consider the lengths to which the FBI went to in order to frame this great man.
94% : Rules, precedents and constitutional rights be damned.
92% : General Flynn made such an impression that years later I still remember where and when we met.
89% : Do you know what you call a coach who has had three consecutive losing seasons?
87% : He earned every promotion he ever received.
85% : Strzok, McCabe, Comey and others remain at large.
81% : It's about defending the rule of law.
77% : Director Wray has been on the job for three years.
77% : Basic civil rights were trampled.
74% : Benghazi and pallets of cash flown to the Iranian Mullahs promised to be just the tips of several icebergs.
73% : He was a straight shooter.
73% : Since he was the real target of this coup, he may feel somewhat hamstrung.
69% : They wanted to be remembered as scandal free.
68% : Desperate times called for desperate actions.
68% : Worse, James Comey bragged and joked about sending two "guys" (including Peter Strzok) over to the White House to trick and frame General Flynn.
68% : This is now a matter of public record.
67% : So, how is he doing?
65% : Members of Congress get to meet a lot of interesting people including military officers.
64% : He didn't have a military family pedigree.
64% : According to Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch, the FBI is still sitting on thousands of pages of texts and documents.
64% : All by people sworn to uphold the law.
63% : Outrageous!
62% : Documents that were subpoenaed long ago.
61% : He exuded character.
61% : It is beyond criminal.
61% : What about the pledge for greater transparency?
60% : There were people with stars on their shoulders who got them by mastering butt kissing, not making waves and always saying the right things.
59% : Roger Stone and Paul Manafort sit in prison.
58% : General Michael Flynn was what my Dad would call a man's man.
58% : The most recent batch of documents confirms that corrupt insiders were determined to destroy General Flynn.
55% : The president has a lot on his plate.
53% : They blackmailed him.
53% : They thought they could keep him from becoming NSA Director while bolstering their case for spying on Trump and his campaign.
52% : He had to be smeared and discredited.
52% : They targeted him.
50% : Has he been in a witness protection program somewhere?
49% : The president should insist on a report from Wray outlining his recommendations for holding these lawless lawmen accountable.
48% : They set him up.
48% : The buck stops stops with the President.
42% : He did it the old fashioned way, by the book.
41% : A more troubling question is why has it taken so long for these documents to be released?
40% : The time has come for him to call Director Wray to the Oval Office.
37% : Besides spying on Team Trump there were likely other nefarious activities they needed to bury.
37% : Taking pages right out of the KGB playbook, they monitored him.
34% : You call him a former coach.
32% : It was as if the uniform was cut just for him.
32% : Michael Flynn was not one of them.
32% : A seasoned no-nonsense guy like Flynn might well rewrite their book.
32% : Courts were lied to.
31% : They thought they might get him on a violation of the Logan Act or failing to register for representing foreign interests.
30% : As a last resort, they would trap him into a lie.
30% : Focusing the long knives on Flynn was a twofer.
30% : If Director Wray cannot do the job, it's time to find someone who can.
28% : But in a larger sense, this is not about him or Michael Flynn.
27% : He didn't graduate from West Point.
26% : Perhaps that explains why high ranking people in the Obama Administration feared him and what he might do as the incoming head of the NSA.
25% : We suspect the patience of AG Barr is wearing thin.
25% : He should demand an explanation for these insufferable delays.
22% : It is reprehensible!
20% : If you went to central casting looking for a military leader, he would be your choice.
6% : He would have direct access to information which would be (at minimum) embarrassing to the Obama White House.
4% : Laws were clearly broken.
3% : Remember the cryptic last-minute memo stating that they "did everything by the book?
1% : His top priority has been to clean up this mess, hold people accountable and restore trust in the FBI.

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