“This is disturbing. Leaks from the CIA during the transition to the Trump administration. This from the FBI. One definitely gets the sense that the government employees were unhappy with the change the Trump administration was likely to bring to their worlds. A world that had been put on a pedestal by a deeply pro-bureaucracy President Obama. Clinton was also deeply pro-bureaucracy.
That the FBI changed the wording of the Clinton email report from “grossly negligent” (which would have meant the FBI would likely have to prosecute Hillary Clinton) to “extremely careless” should give every American pause. This is what I am concerned with at least as much as Flynn talking with the Russians, which in a time of transition doesn’t seem terribly unusual to me. I am sure past administrations have talked to the Saudis and the Israelis for instance during transitions. Heck, administrations probably talked with the Russians even during the Soviet era.”