by David Stockman
I say good riddance to Flynn because he was a shrill anti-Iranian warmonger. But let’s also not be fooled about what’s happened here.
The Flynn affair proves that the Deep State taps the phone calls of the President’s own closest advisors as a matter of course.
This is the real scandal as Trump himself has rightly asserted.
The very idea that the already announced top national security advisor to a President-elect should be subject to old-fashion “bugging,” albeit with modern day technology, overwhelmingly trumps the specious Logan Act charge at the center of the case.