Desperation over the Hillary Clinton loss to Donald Trump in the presidential election has led the Obama administration to some very unseemly tactics. Namely, the allegation that Russia used cyber attacks to manipulate the outcome of the election in favor of Trump.
It’s a fair assertion that politicians and their underlings will argue for both sides of an issue if that’s what it takes to win an election.
The Obama administration is now saying Russian hacking affected the election in favor of Trump but when Hillary was being investigated for mishandling of classified emails, there was no Russian Hacking.
According to CNN’s Josh Ernest:
The White House strongly suggested Monday that Donald Trump was the beneficiary of Russian meddling in the US election, pointing to Trump’s own ties to Russia as evidence of Moscow’s intentions.
It was the President-elect who over the course of the campaign indicated that he thought that President Putin was a strong leader,” Earnest went on, listing other examples of areas Trump and his campaign appeared closely linked to Russian interests. “The President-elect’s team, his campaign, did not make any effort to obscure this.”
So, Ernest is basically saying that because Trump thinks Putin is a “strong leader,” it must mean the Russians hacked an American presidential election to get Trump elected.
Desperate times call for desperate measures and, evidently, the Democrats must be REALLY desperate!