Russiagate: Weekend must-reads
By D.B. Hirsch
September 2, 2017 11:50 am - NewsBehavingBadly.com
What happened on Election Day? The New York Times has an article by Nicole Perlroth, Michael Wines and Matthew Rosenberg on computer hacking that was far more widespread than previously assumed – and infuriating details on the Russian factor.
The leaked “Comey Letter V1.0” os generating not only headlines but some surprising reactions amd analysis:
- Josh Marshall looks into Trump, Stephen Miller, and that “missing hour” on Air Force One.
- Alice Olstein assembles even more pieces of the Comey Letter V1.0 revelation
- The Donald gets an earful from a friend of James Comey (whom you should follow on Twitter
There is one non-Russiagate story you should spend some time with – a look inside the “fourth branch” of government. It’s no secret that “K Street” – the Beltway lobbyist class – has been a bastion of graft, cronyism, and corruption since at least the 1950s. Trump’s presence in the Oval Office is transforming it (and not for the better). Nick Confessore’s terrific look under that particular rock for the Sunday New York Times Magazine is now live online, and the one article you do not want to miss