RussiaGate wasn’t a media “failure,” it was a success
If you look at it dispassionately — as if you were analyzing the politics of someplace far away like, say, late Romanov Russia — it’s easy to see how RussiaGate has been a success.
For two long years, our news media has obsessively driven a xenophobic Trump-Russia collusion conspiracy theory.
Day after day, we’ve heard almost nothing but “collusion.” Didn’t matter if it was the New York Times, the Washington Post, Mother “Alex” Jones, the Atlantic, NPR, MSNBC, or CNN — our news media presented a unified conspiracy front. The Demo…