Taibbi: James Comey, the Would-Be J. Edgar Hoover

The former FBI Director’s memoir obsesses about lies, sincerity and conscience — and offers few tangible answers

Former FBI Director, James Comey appears before the Senate Intelligence Committee in the Hart Office Building on Thursday June 08, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

By Matt Taibbi

The most damning passage in former FBI Director James Comey’s new book, A Higher Loyalty, regards his decision to make public the re-opening of the…

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