Bozell & Graham Column: Robert Mueller's Valentine Writers

NewsBusters | 12/12/2017 | Staff
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A cascade of embarrassing details have poured out over the last few weeks on how special counsel Robert Mueller’s staff is a gang of Democratic partisans with a rooting interest in Hillary Clinton in 2016. Mueller deputy Andrew Weissman even attended the doomed election–night Clinton “victory party” in New York.

Those news items are pouring out from every direction except the “news” media.

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The network anchors can barely mention that senior FBI agent Peter Strzok was removed from Mueller's team months ago for exchanging anti-Trump, pro-Hillary text messages with his mistress, another FBI official. Or that Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr met with ex-British spy Christopher Steele and the opposition-research firm Fusion GPS, which assembled a “dossier” of unverified dirt on Trump. They’re not outraged that Mueller and Justice Department officials have kept these facts from Congress. Mueller is stonewalling Congress; the media are stonewalling the public.

It’s apparently distasteful to report that among 15 publicly identified Mueller lawyers, nine are Democratic donors—including several contributors to Hillary’s 2016 campaign. Jeannie Rhee donated to Clinton and to Obama, and defended the Clinton Foundation against a racketeering lawsuit. Rhee even represented Mrs. Clinton personally to prevent release of her emails. Aaron Zebley represented Justin Cooper, the Clinton aide who helped set up her private e-mail server, and destroyed several of her mobile devices to obstruct investigations.

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This information isn’t disturbing to the “objective” media. Reporting it is. CNN host Don Lemon found it “shocking” to describe the “huge rise in anti-Mueller and FBI rhetoric from right-wing media recently.” This is how CNN greets facts it doesn’t like: they are merely “rhetoric” from ideologues. They run against The Narrative.

To see how The Narrative is concocted, see Time magazine’s gushing tribute to Mueller in their Person of the Year issue – as if...
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