April 5, 2017

Tom Fitton is the "Hillary email" King. His organization, which was originally started by pathological Clinton hater Larry Klayman, carries on the tradition of making unhinged accusations in order to grab attention and advance false narratives.

And let's face it, there's no better place to launch a smear than Fox and Friends, given that the Fox Viewer-In-Chief starts his day with a 3-hour dose of their crap. This has given Fitton a cachet which is undeserved, but serves the general "smear the ladies, especially the black ladies" goals.

Wednesday morning, Fitton opined that Susan Rice was "Obama's G. Gordon Liddy," referring to the criminal acts Liddy performed for then-President Richard Nixon.

Fitton opined, "If she was accessing this material and using it for improper purposes, there are all sorts of criminal laws that would have been violated."

Except she wasn't, as has been already established. This is probably a good time to remind everyone that Rep. Devin Nunes didn't read anyone's name in the intelligence fed to him by the White House. He was just able to figure it out because he served on the transition team.

After saying Republicans want her to be called as a witness (they don't really want that), Fitton continued, "If she is going to be called as a witness, I would suggest the focus be on getting a grand jury going and having her testify before a grand jury."

Oh, yes, please. Let's have a grand jury. Let's have one now. Because I guarantee you there are some violations that would return indictments. Just not of Susan Rice.

Fitton added, "That would show that we're actually serious about investigating this unprecedented violation and abuse of power by a president and his appointees."

Paging President Bannon! Let's talk about unprecedented violation and abuse of power by a president and his appointees, shall we, Tom? Let's talk about a Flynn aide doing an unauthorized "review" of the very evidence Congressional committees are seeking in connection with Trump campaign operatives' alleged collusion with Russian operatives.

Aside from the obvious message bullshit Fitton is indulging in here, he is doing it from the lofty perch of a nonprofit organization which claims to be dedicated to government transparency. Contributions to Judicial Watch are fully tax-deductible, because Judicial Watch has presented themselves as a watchdog.

They forgot to mention the part where they only watchdog governments run by Democrats and work to defeat them in general elections.

At taxpayers' expense.

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