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This week, the intelligence community released its findings on foreign interference in the 2020 election – Democrats and their media allies are giddy – it looks as though it could have been written by Adam Schiff and Jen Psaki.
“We assess that Russian President Putin authorized, and a range of Russian government organizations conducted, influence operations aimed at denigrating President Biden’s candidacy and the Democratic Party, supporting former President Trump.” Seems like old times, doesn’t it?
The “influence operations” the report references are beyond ridiculous. The report claims that Russia tried to persuade the American press corps to report lies about Biden and Democrats. Really? What lies could Russia have told about Biden that would be worse than the truth? The press refused to report on real Biden corruption such as his son accepting large sums of money from Ukrainian oligarchs and communist Chinese princelings.
If Russia wanted to interfere, why wouldn’t they just tell Americans the truth about Biden? That would be a much better strategy and a completely legitimate approach to undermining Biden. No, instead the “intelligence” community wants Americans to think that even though for eight years the Obama – Biden Administration fell all over itself to give Putin and Russia everything it wanted, Putin still preferred President Trump. That proposition is so stupid it is hardly worth addressing but, for the record, Trump’s policy toward Russia was the harshest of any president since the end of the Cold War. Putin would have to be an absolute fool to want Trump elected in 2016 — and especially 2020. Though Putin is no fool, our politicized intelligence community thinks we are foolish enough to believe this absolute nonsense.
The agenda of the report’s writers is rather obvious – they assure us that not one single voting machine was tampered with, or a ballot altered. Why was that important? Because Democrats just spent the last four months insisting that there was not one shred of evidence of vote fraud in the 2020, election and if the report had said there was, it would prove Trump and his supporters were right about the voting machine hacking and illegal votes being cast.
The intelligence community report says that one of the objectives of the Russian operation was “undermining public confidence in the electoral process, and exacerbating sociopolitical divisions in the US.”
So just to be clear, after four years of the Democrats screaming that the “2016 election was hacked” and “Trump is an illegitimate president,” Putin thought he should weigh in too? Once again, what more could the Russians do to divide Americans than what Democrats were doing already?
In order to support its conspiracy theories, the report says that Putin praised Trump in public, and then concluded that made Trump and Putin allies. So, while the Democrats were claiming Trump was a “puppet of Putin,” Putin saw an opportunity to make it seem real and praised Trump publicly, and thus advanced his agenda. In the intelligence community’s simplistic view that is evidence that Putin really did favor, Trump.
The report cites rumors planted by Russian operatives that Biden was involved with corruption in Ukraine as evidence that Putin preferred Trump. The rumors were not that Biden’s son was taking payoffs from Ukrainian oligarchs, it refers to other less serious fabrications. So once again, Russia was not spreading an ugly truth about Biden, it was spreading mild falsehoods. But the intelligence community sees this as evidence Putin was out to get Biden, not providing cover for payoffs to Biden’s son which was far worse than the supposed lies that were spread.
In order to try and make this symphony of asininity believable, the report throws in a sop to make it appear as a legitimate intelligence analysis:
“We assess that Iran carried out a multi-pronged covert influence campaign intended to undercut former President Trump’s reelection prospects,” according to the report, which immediately assures readers that it did absolutely nothing to help Biden. Because the intelligence community wants us all to know, and truly believe, that Biden won the election legitimately without any foreign help whatsoever. Sure.
We do know, however, that some Democrats, such as John Kerry, were holding secret meetings with the Iranians while Trump was in office. Iran interfering in the election while Democrats were meeting in secret with Iranian operatives—isn’t that precisely what Democrats accused the Trump campaign of in the 2016 election with Russia? And didn’t the intelligence community use far less evidence than that to get a secret warrant to spy on the Trump campaign?
And wasn’t there an independent counsel appointed to investigate Trump and his staff?
The report also assures us that the People’s Republic of China did not interfere to help Biden either. So even though China has been involved in influence operations in every U.S. election since 1992, always to help Democrats, it decided to sit this one out? The millions of dollar with which China plied Biden’s family would have been wasted if Biden lost.
In recent years we have seen a plethora of evidence that the Democrat Party has corrupted and politicized the intelligence community– packing its leadership with political hacks. A real paradox of this bizarre turn is that Democrats and their left-wing allies spent the better part of the last sixty years undermining the intelligence community– when it was warning of the global threat of communism. Now that Democrats run the intelligence community, it is considered unpatriotic to question it. Perhaps the intelligence report was not authored by Schiff and Psaki, but it was surely written by people who share their corrupted worldview.