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Comey, Master of Memos
National Review, by Jonah Goldberg

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Posted By:Lalo, 6/10/2017 9:31:01 PM

Dear Reader (I hope you can find a way to read this “news”letter), One of the super-trendy talking points these days is to say that conservatives who are critical of Donald Trump suffer from “Trump Derangement Syndrome.” It’s original as it is clever. Don’t get me wrong, I certainly think you can make the case that some members of the self-styled left-wing “resistance” are indeed out of their gourds. Longtime readers might remember one of my favorite quotes from Thoreau: “Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk.” Similarly, if you find yourself

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Quigley, 6/10/2017 9:57:22 PM     (No. 11283017)

more buffoonery from Buffy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kahunavol, 6/10/2017 10:01:21 PM     (No. 11283019)

Jonah writes and speaks into an echo chamber nowadays. Good luck with that.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Alice, 6/10/2017 10:12:02 PM     (No. 11283025)

Jonah apparently got hijacked by anti-Semites before the election -- I mean he was harassed continuously by them until he seemed to perceive any Trump supporter as being part of it. So back in 2016 sometime I quit reading his work.

Anyway, when i saw this headline I thought OK, let´s see if there has been any progress. I thought maybe it would be about Comey.

And eventually it was. While it seems the execrable anti-Semites no longer occupy Jonah´s attention, he´s defending himself now against other obsessive critics, now those who see TDS in even the mildest criticism of Trump.

I wish the obsessives would find other targets and leave him in peace.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dvc, 6/10/2017 10:12:29 PM     (No. 11283027)

Jonah unlimbers his sense of humor pretty effectively in the first part of this, prior to the Comey commentary. I am glad to see his sense of humor coming back, especially about TDS.

After that, he goes on to carefully interpret every nuance of every event as proof that Trump is "clumsy, self-destructive", "adolescent", is motivated by "psychological insecurities" and a tiresome, pendantic list of more such personally negative stuff. Seems to be too much personal animus about Trump, not too much political disagreement, and zero mention of or credit for all the many good things Trump has accomplished.

I was hoping that the first part showed that Jonah was past the TDS and could see events clearly once again. Sadly, it isn´t true. Jonah continues to view Trump through some sort of fun house mirror that I cannot fathom. the Trump he sees is not the man I see.
I have always thought Jonah was a really keen observer, but there is just something about Trump, perhaps some pre-existing problem between the two men, that triggers an immediate assumption of the most negative possible interpretations of every single move Trump makes, and gives the best possible interpretation on all who oppose Trump.

This saddens me, and I hope for a time when Jonah and I are again in agreement on things political. That sure isn´t the case now. I really am wondering if somehow Jonah and Donald had some serious personal clash before the election and that is spilling over here.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lucky5, 6/10/2017 10:15:51 PM     (No. 11283029)

Jonah is dismissing most of us on this site as deranged "pro" trumpers. I feel we gave him so many chances and he is exactly the same as when this all started and Trump was nominated.
He is not budging one bit. He never supports President Trump, never. He always criticizes him and makes fun of him.
Even this website has told us we cannot speak poorly of Jonah. That is not what this website is about.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: uno, 6/10/2017 10:21:38 PM     (No. 11283030)

Best quote so far comes from former FBI Assistant Director James Kallstrom:
"did he write a memo when Bill Clinton met the Attorney General on the tarmac?"
“Did he write a memo when the IRS went around this country and picked on and bullied thousands of people?”
Did he write a memo on anything that violated the Constitution of the United States during the Obama administration?
Did he write a memo about gun running?
Did he write a memo about Benghazi
Did he write a memo about Obamacare?
Let´s see ALL the memos Mr Comey because if you only have a few for Donald Trump then you have a problem!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Lalo, 6/10/2017 11:16:18 PM     (No. 11283061)

He who cannot be made fun of on this site is not Jonah--who was trashed and vilified shamelessly on his mother´s own site without a peep from the staff for over a year--but the President himself. To claim the reverse just proves Jonah´s point.

I like to read more than one side and more than one opinion and it always puzzles me that some people don´t.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: NotaBene, 6/10/2017 11:29:15 PM     (No. 11283065)

To all you #Nevertrump I send this message: go check your 401k.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 6/10/2017 11:34:18 PM     (No. 11283066)

Agree with #7.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 6/11/2017 12:27:41 AM     (No. 11283082)

Jonah can think what he likes but he is a prisoner of his own MASSIVE bias as much as liberal media is. That corrupts his logic.

People are rarely COMPLETELY truthful or COMPLETELY liars. Comey is self serving, a person who performed his job with arrogance and he got fired for it. There have now been several holes poked in his sanctimonious testimony. We KNOW he got things wrong. Lies? Maybe, but he tied his trustworthiness to his absolute accuracy. He was right in his interpretation of events and Trump differed so was therefore untrustworthy. EXCEPT Comey was wrong and that undermines his assessment of Trump as well.

Comey allowed an incorrect public perception that Trump was under investigation to persist even when gently prodded to clear the record. His reasons for not doing so, possible future investigations, are specious at best. This false public perception was damaging to the Country, to the FBI, and to the administration. Comey didn´t care, apparently because he just didn´t like Trump. Well, that´s a real dangerous attitude to have about your boss, as Comey deservedly found out.

The rest of Jonah´s reasoning is too cleverly tortured by far simply to allow Jonah to preserve his own opinions, just like Comey decided to do to preserve his. Jonah may not like being prodded by Trump supporters any more than Comey did Trump but Jonah faces the same outcome, his arrogance is his own undoing.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Saildreamer, 6/11/2017 12:55:32 AM     (No. 11283088)

I´m not sure I understand the point of this column. He lost me with the urinal cakes. I´m sure it was supposed to be funny but I must have missed something. Seemed more rambling than coherent. As Comey is fond of saying, "I could be wrong. That was my feeling. It was confusing and it made me uncomfortable."

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Reply 12 - Posted by: planetgeo, 6/11/2017 1:54:40 AM     (No. 11283107)

#6, good list, but I would add a couple that are particularly telling regarding Comey´s purported "integrity" and objectivity, and which are particularly salient regarding his true loyalties.

Did he write a memo about his meeting with Loretta Lynch when she suggested he change the characterization of the FBI´s "investigation" of Hillary to "matters"?
Did he write a memo when he met privately for three hours with Hillary, so we can judge how her responses confirmed she had no "intent"?

Both instances actually called for documentation, and he chose not to provide any. Why?


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Reply 13 - Posted by: pensom2, 6/11/2017 2:03:09 AM     (No. 11283110)

Yawn. Jonah started off fairly well on this one, but by the time I was 30% through it, I started speed reading. At 50% of the article, I clicked it closed. Jonah simply itemizes lots of what Comey said, then stamps "believable" on the parts he likes, and "unbelievable" on the parts he doesn´t like.

Tiresome.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Verdantheart, 6/11/2017 5:17:56 AM     (No. 11283142)

FTA: He is a man who has an insecure adolescent’s craving for respect and loyalty but who is utterly incapable of returning it to others. He also lets his psychological insecurities lead him astray, sometimes hourly."

Bingo. If Trump has received assurances from the top man himself that he is not under investigation, why not say great and get on with governing? Why get into a defensive posture and demand that Comey get up on the roof with a megaphone and sing it as an aria? Is there something else out there we should know about?

Jonah´s insights could also explain why Trump´s approval rating is hovering in the upper 30s--hardly the basis of that big 2020 re-election victory some people dream of. While Trump´s support remains pretty steadfast on this website, sadly it´s a very different story elsewhere in Comment World.

One of Jonah´s best columns, thanks for posting.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: StormCnter, 6/11/2017 5:41:28 AM     (No. 11283145)

I have always enjoyed Jonah Goldberg´s offbeat sense of humor and his columns. If we never again listen or speak to any person who ever said something critical of Donald Trump, our circles will be very small.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: MainelySane, 6/11/2017 6:26:16 AM     (No. 11283160)

How uninteresting. Does anyone really read this from Goldberg?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mickturn, 6/11/2017 9:36:09 AM     (No. 11283278)

Jonah, you need to stop trying to polish your crap opinions, they are totally out to lunch!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: dvc, 6/11/2017 12:49:19 PM     (No. 11283421)

#5, your point is inaccurate, exaggerated. Note that I fairly and calmly point out where I differ from Jonah, and I and others are permitted to politely disagree - without personal attacks.


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