If the couple was MAGA you know the media would have this story plastered on the front pages and make it the lede.
No wonder the media has buried the story about an Annapolis couple trying to sell top-secret submarine secrets to a foreign country.
The New York Times wrote an article about Jonathan and Diana Toebbe, but buried the lede they would have started with it was the opposite: Mrs. Toebbe is a far-leftist.
Toebbe taught at the progressive Key School for 10 years where she did not hide her politics (emphasis mine):
“You could just tell she was insanely smart,” said Craig Martien, 20, a 2019 graduate of Key School who worked closely with Ms. Toebbe on the yearbook and an after-school anthropology club. “She was very friendly and down-to-earth, and I got along with her very well.”
When Mr. Martien went off to Williams College, he brought along a toy squid that Ms. Toebbe had knitted. Like other Key graduates, Mr. Martien described her as a strong feminist and very liberal.
She was taken aback by President Donald J. Trump’s 2016 election, he said, and mentioned several times that she was considering moving to Australia.
“She said she couldn’t stand the current state of politics and actually had found some job opportunities over there,” he said.
The Times did not mention Jonathan’s politics.
The Toebbes appeared in court on Tuesday. They face communication of restricted data and conspiracy to communicate restricted data charges, which could lead to life in prison.
The hearing only took five minutes. The judge did not ask them to enter a plea.
Reports say the Toebbes did not have any financial distress, which could have been a motive. However, the judge decided both qualified “for a court-appointed lawyer.”DONATE
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