John Brennan no longer has his security clearance. He still has his opinions. In the NYT, he responds to Trump’s decision to strip his clearance: the president revoked my security clearance … to try to silence anyone who would dare challenge him. “While I had deep insight into Russian activities during the 2016 election, I now am aware — thanks to the reporting of an open and free press — of many more of the highly suspicious dalliances of some American citizens with people affiliated with the Russian intelligence services. Mr. Trump’s claims of no collusion are, in a word, hogwash.”