As Twitchy reported earlier Thursday, The New York Times dropped a bit of a bombshell with its report confirming that the FBI did indeed send a spy to meet with Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos. Byron York, Mollie Hemingway, and others suggested the spy story was “shaking loose” now to get ahead of the impending release of an inspector general’s report.

The Federalist’s Sean Davis argued what’s most interesting is who’s ignoring the story:

Washington Post media critic Eric Wemple wants it known that the spying story was broken by a member of the New York/Washington D.C. press corps.

Remember the pearl-clutching when Attorney General Bill Barr used the word “spying”? They even gave him a chance to rephrase it to soften the charge a bit.

Besides, if the story of the Obama administration sending a spy to infiltrate the Trump campaign was broken today, why have we all known about it for years?

Uh oh … let’s see how many times the spy’s name appears on the Washington Post website:

OK, how about CNN? MSNBC?

And speaking of Papadopoulos, he’s stirring things up on Twitter Thursday night:

That would be news … not.


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