The Murderous History of the FBI and CIA

In a recent essay for Salon, I write about the dangerous reverence that anti-Trump liberals are demonstrating for the FBI and CIA – two institutions with a cruel and vicious history of violence, subterfuge, and anti-democratic plots to disrupt American protest movements and overthrow freely elected foreign leaders.

The instinct to embrace agencies that the monstrosity of Donald Trump is attacking is understandable, but liberals are dancing on the edge of a pitfall if they continue to treat FBI and CIA officials as allies of democracy.

Read it here.