CNN, CBS, ABC, NBC, MSNBC-LGBTTQQFAGPBDSM, FOX, NPR, CNBC - they all have a narrative to push, and most newspapers are in bed with one or both political parties, too. The WikiLeaks from the DNC demonstrate the coordination to manipulate the “news.”
Crowdstrike reports that the DNC leaks have the fingerprints of the Russian FSB and / or GRU (not a Bulgarian hacker), and it appears that Russia has chosen their candidate: Trump.
From Foreign Policy Magazine:
Larger implications. Last month, the DNC and security firm CrowdStrike reported that hackers likely working on behalf of two Russian intelligence agencies had broken intoDNC servers and made off with opposition research and email messages. After that report, a hacker calling himself Guccifer 2.0 stepped forward and took responsibility for the hack, saying he had nothing to do with Moscow’s intelligence services. But Guccifer is most likely a fiction created by the GRU, Russian military intelligence, and the FSB, the successor group to the KGB, to mask their role in the hack — and the subsequent attempt to influence the U.S. election.The hackers. One group, FANCY BEAR or APT 28, obtained access in April, while the other, COZY BEAR, or APT 29, first entered the network in the summer of 2015. A good place to start to get a handle on all this is the New York Times’ Adrian Chen’s June 2015 in-depth look at Russian troll and hacker factories.Politics. The Clinton campaign has taken the opportunity to tie the Trump campaign as closely as possible to the Kremlin, with Clinton’s campaign chief, Robby Mook, tellingABC News Sunday that “it’s troubling that some experts are now telling us that this was done by the Russians for the purpose of helping Donald Trump.” The Trump campaign rejected such accusations.Russian connections. Last week, FP’s Dan De Luce and Paul McLeary wrote that Trump has surrounded himself with advisors who have had direct business ties to Moscow, including campaign manager, Paul Manafort, a onetime consultant to the pro-Moscow former president of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych. One of his military advisors, retired Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn, was invited to sit at Putin’s table at a December dinner in Moscow sponsored by RT, the government-funded news network, and Carter Page, a former consultant to Russia’s state-owned gas giant, Gazprom, has suggested Washington is to blame for raising tensions with Moscow over Ukraine. Trump’s surrogates also successfully watered down language in the GOP platform to remove calls for arming Ukraine’s forces against pro-Russian separatists.
You throw on top of this, the little fact that six big companies control 90% of the media in the US, and you once again (in my opinion), have the case where “Big-ism,” or anything with a “big” in front of it (big Government, big Business, big Labor, big Media etc.) is not good for the Republic, or the Body Politic. Big-ism results in leverage to engage in influence peddling, and the US government and political parties (especially our Maximum Grifters, Hillary and Bill) are harvesting money to provide quid quo pro to whomever greases the machine.