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This Exposé On Russian Election Interference Casts Putin As A Villain Worse Than Bin Laden
It is scary as hell.
When I finished it, my teeth were clenched. I've taken the Russia stuff seriously, but when I put this down, I thought, for the first time, that over the last five years, Russia has done far more damage to this country than Islamic extremist organizations have.
I am serious about that. If ISIS had done this, Tier 1 U.S. special operators would have raided them long ago. Defending Putin looks to me like defending Osama bin Laden. It turns my stomach. Imagine a president who mocked an investigation of al Qaeda as a big hoax, a witch hunt, etc. How long would he last?
Think about what this: A powerful foreign entity has carried out a campaign inside our country to damage its interests and subvert its processes. This entity is killing its own journalists and poisoning people in England, a long-time ally of ours. And our president is trying to deny, deflect and stop the investigation of what happened. Hmm, what’s that smell ... Treason?
I hereby nominate the article for a Pulitzer Prize.
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