Let’s try a little event history here to make sense of this Russian election hacking accusation. It’s not exactly in order, rather it is how the events appear to connect and make sense to me, with lots of speculation on my part.
- Hillary Clinton sets up a private email server as Secretary of State, so that she can hide her correspondence from government scrutiny and from becoming part of the public record. This is because it might open her up to future criminal charges if the content of her emails ever became public or were officially investigated.
- John Podesta, who is running the Hillary campaign for President, writes a bunch of emails during the campaign which later implicate him in all kinds of unethical behavior.
- Seth Rich, Democrat staffer and insider, is shot in the back two times while walking home. His death is classified as a robbery gone bad, and no further investigation is pursued, even though it appears an obvious murder.
- The Russians allegedly hacked the State Department. Russian hacking allegations go back at least a year before the election, yet nothing is done by the Obama Administration. Lots of other nations like…