by Monica Showalter
By now, you’ve heard the report from the Department of Justice’s inspector general, Horowitz, about what’s painted as a widespread culture of corruption at the FBI regarding its FISA warrants to spy on American citizens.
There were 93% and 100% fail rates. Americans were illegally spied on all over, so the narrative goes. The FBI can’t be trusted. Time to get rid of FISA altogether.
According to Eli Lake at Bloomberg:
On Tuesday, the Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz issued a new report that found systematic errors of fact in the FBI’s applications for warrants under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The memo does not speak to the materiality or significance of those errors — but they are startling nonetheless.