As Twitchy reported Wednesday night, the New York Times dropped what some called a “bombshell,” tweeting that associates of investigators on Robert Mueller’s team had heard that the Mueller report was much more damaging to President Trump than Attorney General William Barr had let on in his letter — which is exactly the sort of red meat Times readers were starving for.

Trump addressed the piece himself in a tweet Thursday morning, reminding the Times that they are a “fake news” paper. But Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberley Strassel really went after the Times, dissecting the sourcing on the big Times bombshell. Remember, the unnamed sources weren’t even investigators but “associates” of investigators.

To be honest, that’s exactly what we thought after seeing the tweet Wednesday night. Of course, there will be a partisan investigator or two who really would have liked to have found more that was damaging to the president. We seem to recall a couple having an affair at the FBI who weren’t too keen on Trump being elected …


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