The Democrats have not been this decimated since 1928. They’ve become hysterical, unhinged, wholly ineffective as a political party, repudiated, recalled, replaced, and marginalized by a nation they had not served. Their media, their propaganda arm, has been discredited. Into this vacuum the Hacking Narratives arrived to explain away the disaster that was the Obama Presidency; to salve the wounds and medicate the collective self-inflicted anxiety experienced by the once-great party’s supporters.
A USEFUL AND TIMELY NARRATIVE
The NARRATIVE concluded by the Intel Report was that Vladimir Putin wanted to make Donald Trump win.
By extension the True Believer wants to believe that Vladimir Putin MADE Donald Trump win. Quite a difference. They would like to impose on the people the belief, among other things, that Russian hacking of the voting machines destroyed Clinton votes and flooded the machines with Trump votes. It’s the kind of narrative a mother might read to her small children so they won’t be afraid of the dark. The “dark” in this case lives at Trump Towers, which as it happens, is a dark colored skyscraper. Inside however, it’s brightly lit.
The intel report the Loyal Opposition hoped for would have proved, or left open to discussion, the notion that the Russians helped Donald Trump win. It hoped to connect WIKILEAKS to the Russian hacking.
It failed to conclude either to what would satisfy the hope.
That’s the point.
That was the deception and the distraction. Continue reading