Whether powerful top deep state leadership waged war against the 2016 Trump campaign out of a misguided senses of patriotism, or expectations that their support to an inevitable Clinton win would reap career rewards, or both, their actions constituted nothing less than an attempted coup against democracy.
There can be no doubt whatsoever that many of the key individuals in this ugly saga despised the prospect of a Trump presidency. Clear records they left behind leave no possible doubt of this fact.
Nor is there any question that Hillary Clinton constantly stirred up self-inflicted disasters that demanded all the assistance their most willing covert talents and tools could ably provide. And she gave them unlimited opportunities to do so.