New FBI director rejects Obama’s most dangerous lie

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Hillary Clinton was a “team player” in Team Obama’s attempt to maintain the fiction that the threat posed by al Qaeda, and by global terrorists generally, has receded significantly. As a result, her image is taking a hit and her bid for the presidency (if she makes one) may suffer.

James Comey, the new head of the FBI, does not intend to take any hit to his image (which he also zealously protected during the Bush years). Comey has made it clear, via the New York Times, that he doesn’t buy President Obama’s line, delivered last year in a speech to the National Defense University, that “the scale of the threat resembles the types of attacks we faced before 9/11.”

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