Seriously, the guy was either the dumbest G-Man in history, or the worst politician ever. You gotta hand it to him, though. In a matter of weeks, he was able to have everyone calling for his head. He screwed the Republicans over in July, then in October, screwed Hillary and the Democrats. In the former, he mystified the Right when he did a 12 minute run up to a big, multi-charge indictment of Hillary Clinton for keeping top secret emails on an un-secured, private server, owned by a “mom and pop” hosting company and located in their freaking bathroom closet. Yea. A bathroom closet. After subpeonas hit, Hillary had emails destroyed, lied about what they were, etc…
In the July press conference, Comey builds up this impressive list of crimes committed by Hillary against the citizens of the United States, and then…Says no prosecutor in their right mind would charge her, even though they can prove these crimes.
The Right exploded. The Left talked about how great Comey is, and how he should not only be the FBI Director, he probably should be granted sainthood, and maybe a Heisman Trophy or something like that.
In a sense, given the Clinton body count, he’s right. No sane prosecutor would tempt fate. But to say it? And then, you have Bill Clinton visiting Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s plane in Phoenix, but only to talk about their grandkids. Right. Actually, that could be true, if the conversation went something like this:
Bill Clinton: Would you like to see your grandkids again?
Loretta Lynch: Yes.
Bill Clinton: Well, then make sure you don’t indict my wife.
Then, when it looked like Trump may actually win the thing, in October, Comey decides to hold another presses. In this one, he tells us that: Oh, hey. We’re still looking into Hillary’s email thing. Looks pretty bad.
Now, the Left Explodes, and the Right gushes about how honorable the guy is, and how lucky we are he got into law enforcement, instead of playing for the NBA (he’s 6’8″) because he’d obviously be better than Michael Jordan, LeBraun James and Steph Curry, all put together. In fact, he only played intramural basketball at William and Mary College. The Right loved him.
Basically, in the second half of 2016, everyone in Washington, DC spent some time hating Jim Comey.
The truth of the matter is this: There is no evidence of collusion between Trump and the Russians. None. Trump fired James Comey because he was incompetent, and really screwed up, overstepping his role as Director of the FBI, making decisions that were not his to make (much to Loretta Lynch’s relief, I’m sure), and generally being a dipshit. The Left wants to equate Trump’s firing of him with Watergate, for the love of God. Obviously, these numbnuts have no idea what Watergate was, because there are no parallels at all. But, as dumb as the people in the media are, they are still much smarter than most of the American Public, and that’s the real heart of the problem.