Utterly weird religiosity and projection

In 2003, Comey went after Martha Stewart for lying; William Safire was fit to be tied: Instead of focusing on what the case is about, Comey told a rapt press conference: “‘This case is about lying’ – to investigators and to investors. “Lying” is a harsh word; I used it myself about Mrs. Clinton’s congenital falsification. But “perjury” is a much harsher word, meaning “lying under oath.” Martha Stewart has not been accused of perjury.”

In 2004, Comey opposed George Bush’s warrantless surveillance program, and had this to say to the President: “‘Here I stand; I can do no other’.” In 2017, Comey had a meeting with another President, and said this about its alleged objective: “‘Will no one rid me of this meddlesome priest?'” Huh? Martin Luther and Thomas à Becket? (If your college senior thesis is on Reinhold Niebuhr and Jerry Falwell, your brain is already somewhat scrambled.)

Now let’s compare accounts of the 2004 and 2017 meetings (somebody call Jack Cashill):

(a) Bush stood as the meeting ended, crossing behind Cheney’s chair. Comey moved in the opposite direction, on his way out. He had nearly reached the grandfather clock at the door when the president said, “Jim, can I talk to you for a minute?” This time the vice president was not invited.

(b) The President signaled the end of the briefing by thanking the group and telling them all that he wanted to speak to me alone. I stayed in my chair. As the participants started to leave the Oval Office, the Attorney General lingered by my chair, but the President said he wanted to speak only with me. When the door by the grandfather clock closed, the President began

John Hinderaker (great research BTW) makes the point that Comey was lying in his Senate testimony when he said he only kept detailed records of his meetings with the Trumpster, which is obviously false as the eerily similar and 13 years apart (a) and (b) above illustrate. Also we note that unlike Martha Stewart, Comey apparently made his statements under oath. Final comment: we agree with Mark Steyn that this fellow is incredibly weird.

Update: This piece by Thomas Lifson shows pervasive bipartisan creepiness.

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