Reuters’ use of ‘but’ and ‘may’ perpetuate the Russiagate narrative. The New York Times simply asserts it as undeniable.
The AP reported that the DHS – in a stunning reversal – told Wisconsin election officials that the Russian government did not scan any part of the state’s voting system, asserting that it was actually the state’s Dept. of Workforce Development that was scanned by “Russian IP addresses.”
While it seemed as though the “Russiagate” hysteria was beginning to lose steam, corporate media outlets in recent weeks have worked to rekindle the scandal through a series of stories that purport to expose the meddling of the Russian government in last year’s U.S. presidential election. One of those stories,