RadioFreeLiberal.com

Smart Voices, Be Heard
It is currently Mon May 21, 2018 7:21 am

All times are UTC - 5 hours [ DST ]


Forum rules


Please click here to view the forum rules



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Comey
PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:23 am 
Offline
Policy Wonk
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jul 04, 2011 2:31 pm
Posts: 3794
Well, he's out and about. Anybody have a reaction?

Does anybody plan to read his book?

I doubt I would be interested in it. My reaction is that I am glad he's talking about these issues.

If there isn't anything more to come out of it than this, it is mostly a positive for everybody except Trump.

I'm surprised there isn't already a thread on this.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Comey
PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:57 am 
Offline
Board Emeritus

Joined: Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:01 pm
Posts: 14914
Well, he's out and about. Anybody have a reaction?

Does anybody plan to read his book?

I doubt I would be interested in it. My reaction is that I am glad he's talking about these issues.

If there isn't anything more to come out of it than this, it is mostly a positive for everybody except Trump.

I'm surprised there isn't already a thread on this.


So he fucked up in the fall of 2016. So fucking what. He didn't cost Clinton the election, the 60% asshole white people of this country who voted for Trump cost Clinton the election. Comey? He's the one person out there who has the goods on the deranged animal and he's telling the truth. People who know him admit and agree that he made a mistake, but they also agree he doesn't lie.

_________________
Image
Are my methods unsound?
I don't see any method at all, sir.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Comey
PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:02 am 
Online
Board Emeritus
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jul 02, 2015 6:57 pm
Posts: 10338
Location: Sunny South Florida
I personally think he should have waited to release this book and go on a book tour only after the Mueller investigation was completed. (Whatever its conclusion.)

While I don't think he's doing this solely out of self interest -- I happen to believe he really does care about the country and the damage Trump is doing to it -- the timing of this opens up himself & allows Twitler to attack him on those grounds.

We could go into why he felt the need to talk about the Weiner "reopen" of the Clinton email investigation right before the election ... my stink finger of blame appears to be mostly pointed at some NYC FBI agents allied to Ghouliani who pressured him to do it. Randi Rhodes has been talking quite a bit about that.

However bad that judgement call was -- to me, it's no reason to doubt his honesty regarding Trump.

Incidentally, he also says he's disappointed with Andrew McCabe deceiving him on reaching out to the media, but he also doesn't like the way Trump handled his dismissal.

_________________
-- Tis an ill wind that blows no minds.
Malaclypse the Younger


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Comey
PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:44 am 
Offline
Board Emeritus
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 12, 2013 3:07 am
Posts: 9703
I'm not going to buy his book, or start to like him.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Comey
PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:04 am 
Offline
Board Emeritus

Joined: Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:01 pm
Posts: 14914
I'm not going to buy his book, or start to like him.


Is somebody here telling you that you must like him?

_________________
Image
Are my methods unsound?
I don't see any method at all, sir.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Comey
PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:00 pm 
Offline
Board Emeritus
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 09, 2011 1:10 pm
Posts: 16382
Location: The blue parts of the map
Yes, Ghouliani politicized the NY FBI. They got to Comey.

It still feels weird that the guy who provided the October Surprise is now the one whose papers could put this president out of office.

_________________
"Words are the new bullets, satellites the new artillery"
--"Winning CNN Wars," Army War College

"One bomb was shown on TV, and the American people bought that war. War is show business."
--"Wag the Dog"


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Comey
PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:02 pm 
Offline
Board Emeritus
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 12, 2013 3:07 am
Posts: 9703

Is somebody here telling you that you must like him?


Nope, not here or in RL.

I'm not going to start liking him. And I'm not going to buy his book.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 5 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: bird, ProfessorX and 9 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group