All because of its hatred of Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress.
Here’s how. (Thread)
“Informants close to Putin are very rare... The United States, in recent years, has had only a few, and at times been reliant on only one or two for the most important insights on Mr. Putin, according to former officials.”
Let that treachery sink in.
Putin will now redouble his internal investigations to find these moles.
That means dead informants, both our own and our allies’.
Bravo, NY Times. Blood is on your hands. You’ve aided our enemy.
“Russian informants could still meet their C.I.A. handlers outside Russia, further from Moscow’s counterintelligence apparatus.”
How patriotic of NYT writers to expose tradecraft.
Lots of references to “Former officials.”
That’s almost certainly Obama-era officers. How so? The rest of the article heavily quotes these former Obama-era, anti-Trump bureaucrats.
He’s a fmr CIA Officer, anti-Trumper, and believes the Steele dossier is true.
His most ironic quote: “Publicizing sources is really bad for the business.”
Yes it is. So why support an article that does just that, John?
Blood on your hands, Sipher.
Their goal was to suggest the loss of Russian intel was Trump’s fault.
“The outing of an F.B.I. informant under scrutiny by the House intelligence committee — an examination encouraged by President Trump — has had a chilling effect...”
“Current American officials said there is no direct evidence that the exposure of Mr. Halper has been cited by overseas informants as a source of concern.”
Rather than take the fight to the ballot box, these traitors would rather burn America down in the press. All to score a partisan points.
It’s also a moment where the Times — by intention or unintended effect — has become indefensible.
They became an enemy of the American people.