The NYT Keeps Hyping the Russian US Election Hacking Big Lie

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The NYT Keeps Hyping the Russian US Election Hacking Big Lie
by Stephen Lendman
No respectable publication would permit a fabricated report headlined “CIA Judgment on Russia Built on Swell of Evidence” and the spurious Big Lies that followed, saying:
Russia “deployed computer hackers to sow chaos during the campaign. (CIA) officials presented lawmakers with a stunning new judgment that upended the debate: Russia, they said, had intervened with the primary aim of helping make Donald J. Trump president.”
The bottom line: No credible evidence proves it. None exists. Just a lot of agency manufactured “circumstantial” rubbish of no validity whatever.
On Fox News Sunday, Trump justifiably debunked it, calling CIA accusations “ridiculous…just another excuse” to tarnish his electoral triumph. 
Key Republican lawmakers don’t buy it either. Others along with Democrats support the Big Lie, solely for political reasons, disgracing themselves in the process.
It’s unprecedented for the CIA to take a partisan approach to US elections. Claiming nonexistent Russian hacking clearly supports Hillary over Trump. Agency head John Brennan and others involved in the scheme fooled no one.
Far more than circumstantial evidence shows Hillary likely stole the Democrat nomination from Sanders – illegitimately taking Iowa by rigged coin flips, Massachusetts, Nevada, Arizona and likely other states by old-fashioned fraud.
Paul Craig Roberts posted a link to a revealing Russia Insider article everyone should read, quoting the Detroit News – showing in heavily Democrat party supported Detroit, “each vote was counted 6 times.”
Honest results would have given Trump a landslide Michigan victory, instead of only by around 10,000 votes.
Did similar election rigging for Hillary occur in other states? Would honest vote counting show Trump won by a landslide – perhaps the largest margin in US history?
Except for George Washington’s anointment and James Monroe running nearly unopposed in 1820, Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 triumph over Barry Goldwater by a 61.1 – 38.5% margin was the most one-sided US election in history.
Might an honest nationwide recount show Trump topped it? Did he trounce Hillary far more decisively than official results showed, both in the Electoral College and popular vote totals?
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Stephen Lendman
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Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business in 1967. He remained there until retiring at year end 1999. Writing on major world and national issues began in summer 2005. In early 2007, radio hosting followed. Lendman now hosts the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network three times weekly. Distinguished guests are featured. Listen live or archived. Major world and national issues are discussed. Lendman is a 2008 Project Censored winner and 2011 Mexican Journalists Club international journalism award recipient.