Friday, November 29, 2019


The was no Russian government campaign to influence the 2016 election. There was only a Russian commercial media enterprise that used sock-puppet accounts with quirky content to attract viewers and sold advertisement space to U.S. companies.[1]
The Internet Research Agency (IRA) in St. Petersburg, Russia spent $45,000 in the US before the 2016 election which was a tiny fraction of the $6.5 billion spent by other persons and entities on U.S. presidential and congressional elections. Political postings by the St. Petersburg outfit were not limited to support for one particular side or issue.

"U.S. intelligence services" claimed Russians wanted to "sow discord," which is a purpose not having reference to any one side in the U.S. unless it is the side of the left with their evident desire to trash what remains of the former American constitutional republic.

And how exactly could you say "sow discord" about any aspect of America now with a straight face? Twenty-first century America is awash in discordant and utterly moronic "issues." How – exactly – would foreigners go about making sure there's more "discord"? How would they top the efforts of local talent?

Or these swine?

[1] "New Study: "Russian Trolls" Did Not "Sow Discord" - They Influenced No One." Moon of Alabama, 11/27/19.

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