Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice said Trump campaign staffers were unmasked in intelligence surveillance reports but not for being opponents. Perish the thought. This is the United States of America, where every person, regardless of race, color or creed, is spied upon equally. (Comedian Argus Hamilton)
Israel National News "Normally it’s impolite to say you were first with a story or an opinion, unless, as in this instance, you were right and the rest of the world was wrong. On top of that, being so wrong when everyone else was so right, you’d be making a fool of yourself to proceed. So they said.
"But proceed we did…and on March 21 we wrote and published on these pages the view that President Trump was correct to allege that the Obama Administration had been spying on him during the election process. People scoffed, at me and at Trump. I’ll say this. Trump is President and I am a grasshopper, but on this we’re equal: we operate on instinct.
"So on instinct more than a week ago I wrote: “The odds are still against him – but betting against Trump is still not recommended as a smart bet.”
"Trump’s bet (and mine) turns out to be on the money. Today we learn that Susan Rice allegedly abused US Intelligence to gain information about him and his transition team. Rice served as Obama’s national security adviser and she denies that anything like that happened after saying that it did.
"So it goes round and round with that slippery crowd. They try telling us that the snooping was not directed against Trump EXACTLY…or PERSONALLY.
"No, they say, it happened imprecisely and coincidentally and incidentally…anything but the truth and as if it makes a damn bit of difference.
"The fact is – Donald Trump was spied on, end of story…though not quite. Was Obama behind this?
"They’ll say no way. I say absolutely. If that’s another bet, I’ll take it. Just like the first one that was published here as – “Comey repels Trump’s spy charges. But nobody believed Hemingway either.” The Democrats and their news media darlings scoffed – as did a House Intelligence Committee and FBI Director James Comey himself." . . .
New York-based bestselling American novelist Jack Engelhard writes regularly for Arutz Sheva. His books, including “The Bathsheba Deadline,” are available from Amazon and other retailers. Engelhard wrote the international bestseller “Indecent Proposal” and the award-winning Montreal memoir “Escape from Mount Moriah.” His latest is “News Anchor Sweetheart.” He is the recipient of the Ben Hecht Award for Literary Excellence. Website: www.jackengelhard.com