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Wed May 16, 2018, 02:43 PM

F.B.I. investigation into Russian election meddling dubbed "Crossfire Hurricane"

The F.B.I. investigation into Russian election meddling and possible ties to Trump associates was originally called Crossfire Hurricane

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/us/politics/fbi-code-names-investigations-crossfire-hurricane.html

The investigation into President Trump’s campaign and its ties to Russia is best known today by the man who runs it, Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel. But the F.B.I. conducted the investigation for nearly a year before Mr. Mueller was appointed. To the agents, it was known by its internal code name: Crossfire Hurricane.

What exactly is a Crossfire Hurricane?
The term is borrowed from the Rolling Stones song “Jumpin’ Jack Flash,” which begins with Mick Jagger declaring, “I was born in a crossfire hurricane.” According to the author Victor Bockris, however, his fellow band member Keith Richards inspired the line. In his book “Keith Richards: The Biography,” Mr. Bockris wrote that Mr. Richards was born amid the bombing and air raid sirens of Dartford, England, in 1943 at the height of World War II. “I was born with those sirens,” he said.

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CousinIT Wednesday OP
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Wed May 16, 2018, 02:44 PM

1. Waiting to see who gets crowned with a spike right through his head . . .

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Wed May 16, 2018, 03:05 PM

2. It's the politically correct way to say...

Fucked-up Shitstorm.

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Wed May 16, 2018, 03:07 PM

3. Jumpin' Jack-Ass

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Thu May 17, 2018, 01:04 AM

5. Should have picked "Time Is On My Side".

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