About the only smoking gun seen in these parts lately was in the TV series Gunsmoke and that was on the TVLAND Channel. When it comes to finding one in the hands of President Donald Trump, not so much.
This has been the week that had liberals and Democrats (but I repeat myself) claiming that this was it for Donald Trump. The game was up and all they had to do now was walk him out of office. Only nothing happened. The plea deal by Michael Flynn is over a procedural crime that he committed. The Russians did not fall out on the floor with that action. All smoke, no gun.
As Written By The New York Post Editorial Board:
Once again, a supposed big break in the drive to destroy President Trump over “collusion” with the Russians during the 2016 campaign stands exposed as nothing more than bad reporting. Plus, the professionalism of the FBI looks compromised by anti-Trump bias.
The media went berserk Friday on news that former Trump confidante Mike Flynn had copped a plea deal with special counsel Bob Mueller. All the usual suspects launched an orgy of speculation on what beans Flynn “must” have spilled.
It all went into overdrive when ABC’s Brian Ross reported that Flynn had been instructed to reach out to Moscow during the campaign: This seemed to be the long-awaited proof of collusion with Vladimir Putin against Hillary Clinton.
Except that Ross retracted the claim hours later: The reach-out was only after Election Day, when any president-elect is expected to start connecting with other world leaders, US-friendly or not.
ABC has now suspended Ross for four weeks without pay — modest punishment for an error that probably had a lot to do with the stock…
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