Becoming the bad

Posted: October 31, 2016 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

The Liberty Zone

I got back from Luxembourg Friday night to my social media feed bleeding the headline, “Attorney General Lynch ‘Pleads Fifth’ on Secret Iran ‘Ransom’ Payments!”

The stupid came from the Washington Free Bacon, the UK’s Daily Fail, and of course, Trumpbart, which has never met a story it didn’t misinterpret, twist, or outright invent.

For those who aren’t familiar with the concept, “pleading the fifth” is a colloquialism for declining to answer questions where the answers might incriminate the defendant. Basically, the defendant cannot be forced to become a witness at his own trial.

My first reaction was: Lynch has been charged with something? She is being tried? Is she a witness in a trial?

I was confused.

The answer is nope, nope, and nope, but it’s such a cool headline, that every screeching ass monkey on the right ran with it!

In fact, what happened was that Congressman Mike Pompeo and Senator…

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