When it comes to the 'news' media, their anti-Trump narrative is relentless

The media is all aflutter about a report saying the Russian military has been attempting to hack Burisma.  It's unclear to me and to the media whether this is a newsworthy story or just the same old news we've seen since 1921, about Russia spying on and making trouble for the West and its allies.  For the media, though, any story that can impugn Trump is headline stuff, and that fact is on perfect display in the media's reporting about the suspected hacking. Here are the facts: the Russian military has apparently tried to hack Burisma's computers.  That's it.  That's everything the media know, as can be seen from this New York Times article: It is not yet clear what the hackers found, or precisely what they were searching for. On the basis of known facts, this is a story that ought not to have been published at all or, at the very least, should deserve a single paragraph on the last page of the...(Read Full Post)
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