As we told you earlier this week, Laurence Tribe referred to FBI spying on the Trump campaign ahead of the 2016 election as a “counterintelligence precaution.” The New York Times, who broke the story, has shown that they are also hesitant to use the word “spy.” Here’s how they recently got around that this week:
Today's @nytimes reminds me of that classic James Bond film, "The Cloaked Investigator Who Loved Me." #Spygate pic.twitter.com/p1fXSneYuo
— Matt Wolking (@MattWolking) May 3, 2019
Gee, they really didn’t want to say “spy,” did they? And with that, the Times’ headline sparked even more mockery:
Like the "Cloaked Investigator Who Wasn't Cloaked In A Warm Enough Jacket And So Came In From The Cold"?
— Mollie (@MZHemingway) May 3, 2019
I used to like playing I Cloaked Investigator.
— Beverly Barna (@BeverlyBarna) May 3, 2019
Two of my personal favorites are "The Cloaked Investigator Who Came In From The Cold," and "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Cloaked Investigator." But I'm also partial to the Brad Pitt/Robert Redford classic "Cloaked Investigator Game." https://t.co/STVcD03CFL
— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) May 3, 2019
I also love "Austin Powers: The Cloaked Investigator Who Shagged Me." https://t.co/xNxHYOXetd
— Joseph A. Wulfsohn (@JosephWulfsohn) May 3, 2019
Too funny! Also, it speaks volumes…
Beyond parody … #JournalismIsDead https://t.co/dkxZekzSYM
— Christian Toto (@HollywoodInToto) May 3, 2019
Why has the MSM’s reputation taken such a hit in the last couple years? It’s a total mystery! *Eye roll*
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