America’s spy agencies have long been a source of inspiration to comedy writers, with their penchant for impenetrable doubletalk (“Get Smart,” “Dr. Strangelove,” Col. Flagg on “MASH”). But I pity the poor comedy writers struggling to come up with anything wackier than what’s actually being floated in federal court by the CIA.
The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia has joined with the so-far-left-it’s-floating-out-in-the-Bay 9th Circuit Court in San Francisco in ruling President Trump’s ban on entry to the US from eight countries unconstitutional.
We now know that the terrifying but mistaken emergency message sent to Hawaiians who were told an incoming ICBM was headed their way was the result of a state emergency worker pressing the wrong button during a shift change.
For those wild-eyed conspiracy mongers who think that Obama holdovers are desperate to destroy President Trump because he might uncover some shocking and nefarious abuses of power that they were counting on Hillary to keep buried…well, you’re probably right.