Bill and Hillary: Today’s Julius and Ethel Rosenberg?

American Thinker

By William F. Marshall

In a recent interview on Secure Freedom Radio, I discussed with Frank Gaffney some of my research at Judicial Watch into Bruce and Nellie Ohr, the dynamic Democrat duo who lie at the heart of the Hillary Clinton-DOJ-FBI-Fusion GPS conspiracy (the “Clinton Conspiracy”) to throw the presidential election to Hillary and, failing that, to undermine the Trump presidency with fabulist claims of “Russian-Trump collusion.”  A historical analogy occurred to me in our talk: Bill and Hillary Clinton are the 21st-century equivalent of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

The Clinton Conspiracy has everything one could ask for in a Cold War spy thriller: high politics; disinformation; a torrid love affair between two central co-conspirators; a key Russian-speaking Stalin apologist operative using a ham radio, apparently, for furtive communications; a patriotic senior government official learning of the illegal operations and blowing the whistle; and even the attempted overthrow of a sitting U.S. president.  The problem, of course, is that this isn’t fiction.

Both Julius Rosenberg and Ethel Rosenberg (née Greenglass) joined the Young Communist League in their youth in the 1930s.  Julius was hired as a civilian employee by the U.S. Army in 1940 and worked in the Signal Corps as an electrical inspector stationed at Fort Monmouth, N.J., where he had access to highly classified research on missile guidance systems, radar, communications, and electronics.  He was let go in 1945 after his communist connections were discovered.

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