Read time: 1 minute

Lindsey Graham's Hypocrisy Plays Supporting Role In Barr Hearing

Lawrence O'Donnell reminded us just how much of Lindsey's outrage is fake.
Views:

Lawrence O'Donnell was tickled to present highlights last night of Lindsey Graham, then and now.

"At today's hearing, Chairman Lindsey Graham complained there were some people working in the FBI during the presidential campaign of 2016 who, like a majority of Americans then and now, disapproved of Donald Trump.

GRAHAM: This is what Strzok said on February 12th, 2016. Now, he's in charge of the Clinton email investigation.

STRZOK TEXT: Oh, he's (Trump's) abysmal.

STRZOL TEXT: I keep hoping the charade will end and people will just dump him.

"That sounds so familiar. Who else was saying things like that in February of 2016?"

GRAHAM: He's an opportunist. He's not fit to be president of the United States.

"Oh, yeah. That was Lindsey Graham in February of 2016 at exactly the same time that some people working in the FBI completely agreed with Lindsey Graham about Donald Trump. And so that's what I kept hearing today when lindsey graham was complaining about FBI officials who completely agreed with him in 2016."

Lindsey keeps quoting Strzok saying things he himself said, proving the case that he's a complete hypocrite, ending up by quoting him texting "Trump is a f*cking idiot." (You know, just like Trump's secretary of state did?)

"Whoa. He really seemed to enjoy saying that last line today," Lawrence said.

Think what the world might have been spared, if only Lindsey got that community theater role he tried out for.

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $21 for 2021? Please consider a one-time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team