Security clearances: The ultimate swamp perk

The following are two headlines in Saturday's Washington Post.  I wonder if any journalist or other Democrat can spot the problem. GOP fundraiser Broidy under investigation for alleged effort to sell government influence White House drafts more cancellations of clearances as Trump aims to punish critics Here is a hint.  The only reason all the former government employees, especially former CIA director John Brennan, want to keep their security clearances is so they can go out and sell their information, or the appearance of having secret information, as a sort of credibility-enhancer, on CNN and elsewhere.  They are selling their government influence on a day-to-day basis, so why aren't they being investigated as the Republican fundraiser, cited above, is?  Their bread is being buttered because they are selling privileged information.  When employees leave private companies, they do not have access to private...(Read Full Post)