As usual, Clay is spot on. Only disagreement I have, is that the NYTimes says the RNC was hacked… the hackers just chose not to release the info… for some reason…
This doesn’t change anything to the GOP. They won’t allow the recount to go forward. They don’t want to question the election results even in the face of proof.
(I’d also like to point out that the CIA & other agencies didn’t put forward the “WMD in Iraq” story. They had some vague intelligence & George W. Bush ran with it so he could finish Daddy’s war.)
The people who spent eight years screaming the loudest about being patriots and shouting “I want my country back” are the first to turn a blind eye and allow a foreign nation to commit terrorism on us and manipulate our democratic system. That’s the equivalent of treason.
The CIA has assessed that Russia wasn’t just trying to destroy confidence in our electoral system, they were trying to help elect Donald Trump. They’re very confident about this.
The White House wanted a unified bipartisan front to combat this and they went to Congressional leaders. The Republicans who spent eight years saying no to Obama this time said “eh.” Mitch McConnell, the GOP’s leader in the Senate chose to hide in his turtle shell and ignore the threat and today his wife is nominated to work in the Trump administration. That’s a sweet payoff.
Trump’s transition team dismissed the news with the statement “These…
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