Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham nailed the problem with the selective outrage of the left on Thursday in a tweet that got people talking.
Obama Admin illegally spied on American citizens, liberals yawn. Meanwhile, FBI leaking info to media to try to intimidate Trump.
— Laura Ingraham (@IngrahamAngle) May 26, 2017
Ingraham, a Fox News contributer, was referring to a new blockbuster report that showed the Obama administration’s NSA conducted massive spying on American citizens without warrants from Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, according to Circa News.
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The FISA courts released top secret documents that showed the government knew the NSA was violating surveillance rules frequently.
Judge Andrew Napolitano was outraged by the fact that the media pulled a major blackout on the report.
“It’s astounding that there’s not a lot of outrage,” he said on Fox News’ “Special Report” on Thursday.
“NSA has been doing massive amounts of spying, surveilling, capturing every keystroke on every iPhone and every desktop and every phone call and all fiber optic cable in the United States that they can, without telling the FISA court about it,” Napolitano said.
He said that hundreds of millions of Americans might have been spied on and said it’s a “profound violation of the Fourth Amendment.”
Fellow panelist Jonah Goldberg, a senior editor for the National Review, called out the hypocrisy of the left-wing media.
“If this had happened under George W. Bush, the New York Times would be out there, the editors would be pouring jerrycans of gasoline over themselves, setting themselves on fire and protesting,” he said. “The ACLU would be out there rioting.”
Though he contended that he believes the political right wouldn’t be as angry if it happened under a Republican president.
Ingraham’s fans agreed.
@IngrahamAngle Where is the outcry! Our own gov monitoring citizens illegally! I guess illegal means nothing to the left any more!
— Gary Steckel (@gsteck74) May 26, 2017
@gsteck74 @IngrahamAngle The left is perfectly ok with abuse of power as long as it’s there guy or gal doing it haha Hillary lost that still feels so good MAGA
— Christopher P Maher (@ChristopherPMa2) May 26, 2017
@IngrahamAngle Yup! Broken record and same song & dance from the LEFT! ?♂️??♂️?♂️???
— Jim Childs (@JimChilds10) May 26, 2017
@IngrahamAngle @csmith820821 Yeah, the “still Obama” @FBI . @realDonaldTrump needs to fire every damned Obama holdover.
— cat suspended (@catsuspended) May 26, 2017
@IngrahamAngle @ShellyPayne4328 I agree the NSA has gotten way out of hand.
— Matt Quinn ?? (@poemblaze) May 26, 2017
@IngrahamAngle @kellyana4u And what are the Democrats saying, NOTHING, Democrats are hypocrites, they make me sick,as does the, MSM, CNN is a democratic news network.
— Veteran Dan (@danecover1) May 26, 2017
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