Sean Spicer says our Tweeter-in-Chief has a “direct line to the American people.” Tweeter Meter So, in an effort to tap that wire, The Atlantic opened a Tweet Tracker. Cute, but I would have called it a Tweet Twacker. As you’d expect, its purpose is to track Trump’s Tweets. The Tweet Tracker breaks down each presidential tweet into “The Prompt,” “The Context,” and the
It’s ransomware that attacked computers around the globe last week. The malware was loaded onto networks through certain versions of Windows. (Microsoft blames the NSA.) It then encrypts your system and demands ransom to unlock your computer. Three hundred dollars payable in bitcoin. WannaCry According to Wired WannaCry can tell when it’s being detected and go dormant. Later, when
The Justice Department appointed Robert Mueller special counsel this week. His mission is to investigate suspected collusion between Team Trump and Russia. And pretty much anything else that strikes his fancy once he gets going. Mueller’s a career creature of the Washington Swamp. But, as swamp creatures go, he’s one of the most respected. He served as
When President Trump rides high so does the stock market. The Dow Bull has surged 2,700 points since his election. Trump and Bull Get Swamped But as allegations from unnamed sources rise in the media, President Trump sinks in the swamp. Apparently, so does the stock market. The Dow lost 373 points on Wednesday. The experts say investors
Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote a memo laying the groundwork for the firing of FBI Director Comey. He says Comey was unaccountable. Here’s a version of Rosenstein’s memo published in The Atlantic. But Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe writes in the The Washington Post that Trump obstructed justice when he fired Comey. He thinks Trump should be impeached. Meanwhile, Senat minority
Daniel Henninger in the WSJ calls the Obama/Lynch decision to allow the NSA to spread raw intel to the other 16 agencies the Rosetta Stone for the Russia story: As with Hillary’s server, there is a Rosetta Stone for the Russia story. It is the Barack Obama/Loretta Lynch decision in January to sign rules permitting the
Hillary is finished mourning her meltdown. She blames her loss on the FBI and Russians. FBI Director James Comey says he feels “mildly nauseous” about the whole thing. Mildly Nauseous Comey also might have felt a little queasy when he learned that Huma Abedin forwarded classified emails to the laptop of her husband Anthony Weiner, a.k.a. Carlos Danger.