Rice vs. Trump: a deafening silence on the obvious

This week, the Daily Caller published a story on the Obama administration's use, through national security adviser Susan Rice, of NSA information assets to spy on its political opponents.  That story ends with these words:

Other official sources with direct knowledge and who requested anonymity confirmed to The DCNF diGenova's description of surveillance reports Rice ordered one year before the 2016 presidential election.

It seems highly unlikely that Susan Rice knew, one year before the election, that Trump would be Hillary's opponent – so her order would have made sense only if it covered all the serious candidates.

And that suggests an interesting question: did Obama spy on Bernie, too?

This week, the Daily Caller published a story on the Obama administration's use, through national security adviser Susan Rice, of NSA information assets to spy on its political opponents.  That story ends with these words:

Other official sources with direct knowledge and who requested anonymity confirmed to The DCNF diGenova's description of surveillance reports Rice ordered one year before the 2016 presidential election.

It seems highly unlikely that Susan Rice knew, one year before the election, that Trump would be Hillary's opponent – so her order would have made sense only if it covered all the serious candidates.

And that suggests an interesting question: did Obama spy on Bernie, too?