So our news media hacks are up in arms about hackers, and no wonder: they resent the competition? First, tilting the news against one political party is supposed to be the closed shop oligopoly of the New York Times, CBS, etc. Who are these people to be airing out secret information? Do they think this is the Pentagon Papers or something? Second, how can Mother Russia, home of the old Soviet Union, be doing this to us? Of course, if the media had perhaps given some coverage to the way the Soviet disinformation efforts used to promote fake stories in the western press, maybe we’d be in a mood to heed their complaints now.
And finally. . . in keeping with this week’s theme (Barbara Bach was sadly unavailable):