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U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell, the Democrat from California who had an intimate affair with suspected Chinese spy Fang Fang, proudly shared online Thursday just how duplicitous and dishonest he can be — which comes as no surprise to those paying attention to the congressman.
Swalwell engaged with a man purported to be from Canada who allegedly called the Democratic lawmaker a “traitor” on Instagram and said he “should be shot.” The man also said he hoped Swalwell would “get hung one day,” according to Swalwell. The violent rhetoric prompted him to act like he was befriending the man, and Swalwell would later boast how he tricked the man into identifying himself. Then again, a call to law enforcement would have rendered the whole exercise unnecessary.
Once he learned the man’s name and his line of…