Last week, Fox News host Tucker Carlson made big news. Carlson claimed that a whistleblower in the US Intelligence Community had warned him that his text messages had been intercepted. Hilarity ensued as the leftist press threw its collective spine out of joint, attempting to defend the honor of agencies that exist to lie by kissing the fat, pimply posteriors of said agencies.
This is my post on the incident Tucker Carlson’s Spying Claim Matches What We Know About an out of Control Intelligence Community. The NSA responded, but when they did, the response read like they were guilty as hell but were afraid of getting caught in a lie to the American people. Why that would factor in given the behavior of the CIA and NSA in trashing President Trump, I don’t know. See The NSA Response to Tucker Carlson’s Allegations Shows They Are Hiding Something for more details.
Today started with Carlson appearing on Maria Bartiromo’s Mornings With Maria program to reveal still more details.
“Yesterday, I learned that — and this is going to come out soon — that the NSA leaked the contents of my emails to journalists in an effort to discredit me. I know because I got a call from one of them saying ‘oh, this is what your email was about,’ ” Carlson said.
“So, it is not in any way a figment of my imagination. It’s confirmed, it’s true,” he continued, adding that Biden administration is trying to gain “leverage” to threaten “opposition journalists.”
“It’s happening to me right now, and I think it’s shocking and I don’t think we should put up with it in a free country,” he said.
When host Maria Bartiromo asked if there was no way anyone else could have seen the emails, Carlson said the only other person was his executive producer.
He added that just before his show aired on Tuesday, he got a call from a reporter who read the email back to him.
“There is no possibility that anyone else could have known. And then again yesterday I get
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