Since the Mueller investigation was launched, the character of the FBI and intelligence agencies have been called into question by Trump and congressional Republicans. Democrats have reflexively defended these institutions. The truth is the FBI and intelligence community more broadly have routinely been used by politicians in the executive branch to further their interests, oftentimes at the cost of people’s civil liberties.

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Libertarian Socialist who writes about politics, economics, philosophy religion & history. Former Newspaper Columnist.

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