With showier executions! Make it into a TV show: The Apprentice Executioner!
The senior White House official acknowledged that the step against Brennan had been prepared in late July, when Sanders first said Trump was considering it. But the decision to take that step was made this week to divert attention from nonstop coverage of a critical book released by fired Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman.
Consideration is being given to holding other prepared documents in reserve for similar opportunities in the future, the official said.
It would be nice to think the press – after being duly warned – wouldn’t fall for this. But who can say? The bigger questions are who are the revocations designed to distract; The general public or the whiny assed DOPUS whose idea of a hard day’s work is shouting at the TV while watching Fox & Friends and a few holes of emolument at one of his clubs?
And if revoking security clearances is intended to distract one or more people from negative news, how many people will have security clearances left when people set to work cleaning up the fake tan glop that is smeared all over the White House for the last time? Aside from Jared of course. And Vlad.