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Thursday, June 8, 2017
James Comey Actually Made a Plantagenet/Becket Reference!
Becket gets a message from Henry
"Will nobody rid me of this troublesome priest!?" screamed Henry II of England within earshot of four of his most eager minions - and that was all she wrote for Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury. Henry's hench-knights rode to Canterbury Cathedral and gave the soon-to-be-saint a case of terminal steel poisoning. And now James Comey brings it up to describe 45's Mafia-style weasel wording.
Color me impressed!