It’s official: Russiagate is this generation’s WMD

It’s official: Russiagate is this generation’s WMD
Robert S. Mueller III. (Image: Screen grab of Fox News video)

[Ed. – Don’t you just love the claim ‘Nobody wants to hear this’? It shows how utterly myopic the Left is. Meantime, there is some validity to this claim that this chapter in American history will have serious repercussions for America’s news media.]

Nobody wants to hear this, but news that Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller is headed home without issuing new charges is a death-blow for the reputation of the American news media.

As has long been rumored, the former FBI chief’s independent probe will result in multiple indictments and convictions, but no “presidency-wrecking” conspiracy charges, or anything that would meet the layman’s definition of “collusion” with Russia.

With the caveat that even this news might somehow turn out to be botched, the key detail in the many stories about the end of the Mueller investigation was best expressed by the New York Times:

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A senior Justice Department official said that Mr. Mueller would not recommend new indictments.

The Times tried to soften the emotional blow for the millions of Americans trained in these years to place hopes for the overturn of the Trump presidency in Mueller. Nobody even pretended it was supposed to be a fact-finding mission, instead of an act of faith.

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