Ben Rhodes cranks up the smear machine

Not worried in the least about his own credibility, Ben Rhodes and his minions are making wild, outrageous, fact-free, lunatic-fringe claims against incoming national security adviser John Bolton, correctly perceiving that the new national security adviser will be a threat to their self-vaunted Iran deal. According to an aghast Seth Mandel of the New York Post, who wrote an excellent column: "John Bolton is at the nexus of Russia's interference in our democracy and the NRA's reckless agenda": The sentence is so bonkers, so pristine in its conspiratorial insanity that it should one day grace a Museum of Natural History exhibit on early-21st-century US politics. Yet it wasn't from an anonymous troll, or some Hollywood figure with tons of followers but little common sense.  It was tweeted by National Security Action – an outfit run by former top Obama officials. Described by the Washington Post as a "political strike...(Read Full Post)