World Jewish Digest
The Russian Hacking Narrative Just Collapsed
First, the reporting of Andrew McCarthy on this issue has been indispensable.
Second, he points out today that the whole narrative of "the Russians hacked the election to help Trump" just collapsed.
Why? Because Obama and his cronies now admit that there were no wiretaps on the president. If there were any wiretaps or surveillance it seems they were on some Trump campaign aides who had previous dealings with the Russians. So if the FBI was only surveilling these aides, and their possible previous financial ties to the Russians, what does that have to do with Russia hacking the election?
But still, the media and Democrats have always had a serious vulnerability here — one they’ve never acknowledged because they’ve been too swept away by the political success of the fantasy narrative. It is this: At a certain point, if compelling evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia to steal the election did not materialize, the much more interesting question becomes “How did the government obtain all this information that has been leaked to the media to prop up the story?”The whole thing was specious to begin with. There is not a shred of truth to the claim that the hacked emails of John Podesta were released to help the Trump campaign or that the campaign knew anything about it. And in any case, there was nothing untrue or misleading about the emails!
But what's become obvious is that the Obama administration was monitoring the election campaign of the opposition Republican party during the campaign. And it seems there may or may not have been good reason to do so. What if it can be proven that Obama and his aides over-reached and unduly interfered in the democratic process?
And what will we say of how Democrats and the media right now are still peddling the lie that the Russians hacked the election to elect Trump? Undermining the democratic process is grounds for treason, noted Charles Krauthammer. Indeed.