Posts Tagged: Russiagate
Leading Democrats treated Russia as Trump's worst crime, even sprinkling in some neo-Cold War rhetoric, while dismissing movements doing the real work of resistance.
Collusion with corporations has always been hiding in plain sight. It takes real people to fight that — not an elite prosecutor.
The only true magic bullet in this case is the collective determination of all Americans who still believe in decency and democracy.
Sure, federal agencies have acted illegally -- when the president tells them to. Trump's war on the "Deep State" is entirely about impunity for himself.
Russian money saved Trump when his projects were on the verge of collapse. Will it now be the cause of his political demise?
It's ironic that the most powerful man on earth would protest that he's the subject of a "witch hunt," especially given his enthusiasm for bombing and torturing people.
The Cold War has been around, in various permutations, for a long time. It'll take patience, organizing, compromises, and some luck to bury it once and for all.
The bizarre denialism of some on the left and right about Russiagate doesn't bode well for the future of American politics.
It's now clear that the Russians offered help and members of the Trump campaign accepted. But the real scandal may be money laundering.
The billionaires who backed Trump are making out a lot better than Putin.