In what may be an early example of the saying “What’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander,” Tucker Carlson reported on his show Monday night that he has received notice — AND EVIDENCE — that internal communications among the staff of his show are being monitored by the Intelligence Community of the Biden Administration. This would be the first reported instance that I’m aware of regarding a Biden Administration official leaking information to a news media outlet calling attention to allegedly illegal/objectionable conduct taking place inside the Administration.
These kinds of leaks were endemic during the Trump Administration, as liberal Trump-hating officials in the government bureaucracy regularly leaked information to media outlets hostile to Trump such as the New York Times, Washington Post, and CNN. Now we have a Biden Administration Official engaged in the same conduct — but this time the operations being “leaked” are targeted at a media outlet hostile to Biden.
The segment that runs a little over two minutes is captured in the Tweet below by my new BFF Cernovich.
The left’s reaction to Tucker Carlson being spied on will tell you everything about “conservatives” who spend more time criticizing “fellow conservatives” than they do exposing official government misconduct.
— Cernovich (@Cernovich) June 29, 2021
While the piece is relatively short, there are a few issues covered by Carlson that need to be unpacked, starting with the claims about the NSA.
Carlson reports that over the weekend he was in contact with a “whistleblower within the US Government.” Later Carlson adds that the Whistleblower is “in a position” to know the information he/she was providing.
According to Carlson, the Whistleblower told him the NSA is monitoring communications for the purpose of later leaking them to the public with the goal of taking Carlson’s show off the air. To prove that the information was legitimate, the Whistleblower described back to Carlson information about a story his staff is working on that could have only come from text messages and email communications between Carlson and members of his staff. Carlson told his
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