Skip to comments.CNN HIRES COMEY FANBOY TO “DEFEND” FBI
Posted on 02/11/2018 3:48:35 PM PST by MarvinStinson
James Comey is a legend in the mind of Josh Campbell, his former special assistant at the FBI.
In an op-ed for USA Today, Campbell called his former boss a giant of a man with an even bigger heart, whose focus was always on trying to understand and improve the lives of others.
Campbell also wrote an op-ed for the New York Times in which he stated he was leaving the FBI because of relentless attacks on the bureau. Campbell claimed that these attacks undermine not just Americas premier law enforcement agency but also the nations security. Thus, he said, he was reluctantly turning in my badge and leaving an organization I love.
If the ability of a GS-13 FBI employee to get an op-ed published in the New York Times strikes you as odd, you are not alone.
CNN immediately hired Campbell as its law enforcement analyst, a gig he no doubt had lined up before he wrote his sanctimonious New York Times piece. Indeed, as this report shows, Campbell had been sucking up to CNN since at least the beginning of the year. He is the news networks fanboy, as well as Comeys.
Campbell appeared on CNN the day the Times published his op-ed. He did not disclose that he was about to go on CNNs payroll.
Dozens of news organizations covered Campbells resignation, praising him as a man of integrity for leaving the bureau based on reasons of principle. Fox News Brian Flood observes, correctly, that its safe to assume Campbell wouldnt have gotten so much free publicity if he simply announced he was quitting the FBI to join CNN.
Meanwhile, the FBI held a farewell party for Campbell. The announcement for the event invited co-workers to celebrate [Campbells] new endeavor defending the bureau as an LE analyst at CNN.
A legitimate news organization would not hire an analyst whose purpose is to defend a government agency he covers.
CNN describes Campbells new endeavor more neutrally. It says he will provide punditry about crime, justice, and national security issues.
CNN hired Campbell to bolster its roster of Trump haters. He is there to defend Trumps FBI enemies, especially Comey.
As for crime, justice, and national security, Campbells credentials to provide punditry have been questioned. According to Saagar Enjeti and Joe Simonson of the Daily Caller, CNNs decision to hire Campbell disturbs some veteran members of the FBI. Former special agent Jack Garcia told them:
What can [Campbell] contribute? I dont think that he would be someone who could offer any type of, really, knowledge about what law enforcement analysts are, because, what is his experience?
According to Garcia and another source, Campbells 10 year career was largely marked by time spent at headquarters. In their view, he lacks field knowledge to accurately represent the bureau.
Enjeti and Simonson also cite unflattering tweets about Campbell from veteran agents. They view him as a political animal and a grandstander. No wonder CNN wants him. No wonder Comey did too.
The bio of Campbell on CNNs website indicates that his credentials are substantial. However, Enjeti and Simonson say individuals who worked at the FBI during Campbells time there dispute this rendition of his credentials. I have no way of adjudicating the dispute.
Whats clear is that CNN didnt hire Campbell because of whatever knowledge and accomplishments he accumulated during his ten years with the FBI. It hired Campbell because hes an ally of Comey and an enemy of the president.
So tired of the deep state network spewing proganda.
Desperate to keep power, with no regard to the rule of law.
They don't need to be defended, they need to be defunded.
Forget the CNN propagandists. Only when Comey, McCabe, Brennan or Clapper get arrested, face real, hard prison time, will one of them talk and tell the truth about the vile Obama and his commissars. If there are no arrests , nothing will happen and Trump will not be vindicated. Sessions has to act.
Yepper, it’s all about Sessions.
OMG! They took away the FBI's guns!
What? Read the article?
Oh, now I get it.
He's a self aggrandizing, ass kisser.
Sorry about that.
Failure to take severe action on a massive scale is a betrayal of the American people and a cowardly abdication of the responsibility to punish ALL conspirators, they will not stop and if they survive will make sure they succeed the next time, which will be very soon.
US OR THEM
Time for Trump to choose.
This coup attempt by the FBI, the FISA Court, and the DOJ gives Trump COMPLETE JUSTIFICATION to get rid of THOUSANDS that are connected to this PLOT, including politicians from BOTH parties, judges, enemedia, and Federal apparatchiks.
This is not a time to get mellow.
This is a time for ACTION.
Anything short of a complete PURGE is a BETRAYAL OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE.
Now that I’ve wiped the vomit off my chin, perhaps St. James’s “focus” should have been on enforcing the law and upholding and defending the Constitution.
IG report.......house of cards for Comey and all his pawns.
Sessions is doing his job otherwise he would be gone.
Sessions is sooo GD worthless. This country needs an AG that has the killer instinct more than ever. I hate that SOB Holder but at least he had that instinct even though he belongs in prison.
Campbell was hired to ferret out fake news at CNN.
...a giant of a man with an even bigger heart, whose focus was always on trying to understand and improve the lives of others...
By coronating Hillary Clinton as President.
I was thinking that to fix the FBI everybody GS-15 and above would probably need to be fired. It looks like that would have to be changed to GS-13 now.
:: Campbell called his former boss a giant of a man with an even bigger heart, whose focus was always on trying to understand and improve the lives of others.”
he stated he was leaving the FBI because of relentless attacks on the bureau. ::
All-the-while not seeing that when investigations are based on FEELINGS and not facts-in-evidence, attacks are entirely appropriate.
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