Bill Barr’s reign of innuendo — unmasked - Dana Milbank

Here’s and interesting opinion piece by Dana Milbank.

Dana Milbank - June 3, 2022 - Washington Post

BuzzFeed published a previously secret Justice Department report, … another favorite Trump claim enabled by Barr — that Obama officials engaged in illegal “unmasking” — was bunk.

. . . The day after these twin repudiations of Barr’s fantasies, the hoaxster explained himself on Fox News — by arguing that Durham’s failure in court was in fact a triumph. “While he did not succeed in getting a conviction from the D.C. jury,” Barr said, “I think he accomplished something far more important.”
So what did Barr think was more important than Durham actually winning his case? “He crystallized the central role played by the Hillary campaign in launching, as a dirty trick, the whole Russiagate collusion narrative,” Barr said, and “he exposed really dreadful behavior by the supervisors in the FBI.” …

And now with the Jan 6th Hearing around the corner, sounds like MAGA and the GOP are going to do their best to distract…, confuse…, and spin… .