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Put Not Your Trust in Gov Reports

Regular readers might have wondered why The Point didn’t bother joining other conservative blogs in the countdown to the IG report.

It should be obvious now.

Government reports don’t solve government corruption. Fundamental political change does. At best, like the IG report, they note various abuses piecemeal as incomprehensible errors that occurred for unknown reasons and require some sort of general reforms. That’s the approach that the IG report takes to the FISA abuses, to the fact that this entire Spygate sham was based on the claims of a Clinton campaign contractor.

It just happened that FISA applications were filled with false statements, that multiple FBI teams “mishandled” claims, that they failed to follow procedures, that they failed to obtain corroborating information, that they misstated Steele’s status and showed no apparent interest in who was paying him to produce this dirt. And, even when Steele was honest about his sources, that was ignored as inconvenient.

Read the full story from Front Page Mag

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