"[W]hen the going gets tough, the president’s favored modus operandi is to resort to the most disingenuous rhetoric he can get away with. He seems to operate on the presupposition that no one is paying close enough attention to the hypocrisy and half-truths. But there are plenty of people who dothe CIA and the rest of the intelligence community, our enemies, and many informed voters who cringe at the unseemly sight of a war waged against those who protected us. They all understand the political gamesmanship at work here and the lack of real concern by the president for our intelligence community," - Jennifer Rubin, conflating a concern for the rule of law with a "war on the CIA".

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