Carter Page Looks Like Your Creepy Neighbor Who Lingers By The Playground

Only this particular dead-eyed cretin has friends in high places. Suspicious friends, friends with Russian spy accents straight out of Rocky and Bullwinkle. His strange associations didn’t escape the notice of the FBI.

Page had been the subject of a secret intelligence surveillance warrant since 2014, earlier than had been previously reported, US officials briefed on the probe told CNN.

When information emerged last summer suggesting that the Russians were attempting to cultivate Page as a way to gain an entrée into the Trump campaign, the FBI renewed its interest in him. Initially, FBI counterintelligence investigators saw the campaign as possible victims being targeted by Russian intelligence.

Timing, as they say, is everything, and the period between 2014 and the 2016 general election would in retrospect be an elucidatory time of be covertly surveilling one of Donald Trump’s many suspect advisors. It is perhaps then less than surprising that Witchfinder Mueller is busying himself issuing grand jury subpoenas