By any reasonable measure, Trump's firing of Jeff Sessions represents a grave threat to democracy and the rule of law. No matter what you think of Sessions, he refused to allow Trump to politicize the Department of Justice, particularly as it related to the Mueller investigation. Trump fired him for following the law, and replaced him a stooge lawyer who has implied the Mueller probe is a "witch hunt".
Without an impartial DOJ, America is flirting dangerously with autocracy -- and with Trump at the helm, this could go badly very, very quickly. Responsible media outlets are up in arms about this, and for good reason.
Enter Glenn Greenwald, journalist extraordinaire whose sole contribution to one of the biggest political scandals in American history has been to dishonestly discredit it at every available opportunity. Given the hundreds of millions of dollars he has at his disposal to cover Russiagate, one would think that he might spend a bit of time, you know, assessing the facts. However, Greenwald's personal ideology does not allow for America to be a victim of an international crime, so he has instead disregarded all the facts and drawn the same conclusion he always does: America is to blame, specifically centrist Democrats. Greenwald and his merry band of ideologues at The Intercept have even gone to war with Rachel Maddow over her excellent reporting on Russiagate -- an astonishing move given the sheer amount of evidence corroborating her interpretation of events.
After Trump fired Sessions, Greenwald took to Twitter not to rebuke Trump for his assault on democracy, but to troll liberals:
The snide remark was in reference to the GoFundMe pages set up for other Trump victims who have struck back at him like James Comey and Michael Cohen. How very funny of him.
This was peak Greenwald, and yet further evidence that you should discount anything he says about Russiagate or Trump potential collusion with the Kremlin. If his only response to Trump's attempt to derail a federal investigation into his dealings with Russia is to mock liberals, then it is safe to say he has no credibility on the subject whatsoever.
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