Are people screaming “Donald!” where you are? I don’t hear anybody doing it.
James Clapper knows that, as long as his electronic spying system is classified, he can make whatever claims of success he likes. Who’s going to try to verify his claims, after all? No one is conducting real oversight. The justifications for the massive daily violation of Americans’ constitutional rights are themselves top secret.
As the afternoon went on, and he stock market gained back a lot of the lost ground, Yahoo Finance kept the same headline. With the Dow down just around 350 points, it was still a Market Meltdown.