It isn’t the
Present Continuous “wiretapping”
Past Tense “wires tapped”.
The way the air quotes are used frames a wider meaning.
The elegance of the strategy of March 4 was that all Trump did was collate the previous reports from media and made it his own. Now his opponents, and they are legion, are off balance and have to backpedal. Disavow the months of work they have done to discredit him and are being forced to shit on the floor in the house that they built.
Pure fucken’ genius!
Trump plays chess and his opponents play checkers.
A very deplorable game of Chess that I and many others are enjoying as it unfolds!