Friday, June 23, 2017

Wherein we learn...

...that Charles P. Pierce is remarkably and utterly clueless about the right-wing
hate machine. Kind of breathtaking really. (See also commentary from Crooks
& Liars.

via Esquire:

This, right here. This is where they choked. The American people had damned close to an absolute right to the information their government already had. The most fundamental act of citizenship is the right to cast an informed vote. The idea that the Obama administration withheld the fact that the Russians were ratfcking the election in order to help elect a vulgar talking yam is a terrible condemnation of the whole No Drama Obama philosophy. Would Donald Trump have raised hell if the White House released what it knew? Of course, he would have. But, as it was, the American people went to vote with only about half of the information they needed to assess his candidacy. This was a terrible decision.

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