posted on Dec, 25 2017 @ 11:49 AM
a reply to: 0bserver1
A principle political issue hanging over disclosure is that there has never been less trust between the intelligence communities and the White House.
Indeed, as I've noted in other threads, I think part of what might be happening now (though this has been planned for a while) is that this is coming
during precisely when
the White House has essentially declared war upon the intelligence community, accusing them of being nothing but
We know the White House had no idea this was coming, as it was asked about during the press conference and they had exactly nothing to add, and the
last thing the White House wants to do is to give the intel community any more attention/respect than they have already, the White House wants the
Given that the W.H. wants the opposite, it's not unreasonable to think that perhaps part of this came out the week it did (I am sure they'd have
preferred to NOT have disclosure begin the week before Christmas), is that as Congress was leaving for the break, the WH and the forces on the right
were all trying to tear apart the credibility of the FBI (and by extension all intel communities). This is one hell of a way to show the W.H. that no
matter what pressure they bring to bear, the intel communities ALWAYS have information that can be leaked to their advantage.
Now the U.S. public that follows this stuff is more likely to see the accusations of political leanings as just a frivolous accusation in the face of
real interests, and real dangers.