The Russians Have Pretty Much Taken Over

Washington Post Editorial Board, Trump puts an unqualified loyalist in charge of national intelligence

Greg Sargent, Don’t mince words. Trump is abetting an attack on our country.

David Ignatius was on TV this morning explaining how it’s not just the Director of National Intelligence who was shitcanned, it was the entire. professional staff of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. I assume Ignatius will be putting quill to parchment in due course.

These actions were taken (1) to facilitate Russia’s support of Trump in the 2020 election and (2) to cover up Russian support of Trump in the 2020 election.

In other news: the stock market is doing well.

 

The Wall Street Journal Would Like You to Know that Trump Encouraged Russian Interference

sprung a leak

They are leaking like a sieve. Last evening, the Wall Street Journal, the mouthpiece of plutocracy, but where the journalists still do journalism, reported this little nugget:

President Trump told two senior Russian officials in a 2017 Oval Office meeting that he was unconcerned about Moscow’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election because the United States did the same in other countries, an assertion that prompted alarmed White House officials to limit access to the remarks to an unusually small number of people, according to three former officials with knowledge of the matter.

Don’t you love the smell of napalm in the morning?