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Losing Our Focus

10/11/2017

Political parties are obstacles to clear thinking.  My Democratic friends are incensed that Trump & Company colluded with the Russians, while my Republican friends call it a “big nothing-burger.”  Their thinking is polluted.  Neither has identified the all-important issue: 

THE RUSSIANS HACKED OUR ELECTION! 
We should be talking about punishment for the Russians.  We must have an agreement with the Russians never to do this again, or we must launch a major cyber attack on them immediately.  Why are we talking about “nothing-burgers?”  Whether it impacted the election or not is totally irrelevant.  Do you think they were trying to NOT impact the election?
THE RUSSIANS HACKED OUR ELECTION!
To my Democratic friends, show some faith in Mueller.  He is like a tumor, growing more malignant every day.  If anybody at Trump & Company colluded with the Russians, Mueller will identify it.  There are only two things you can do — Be patient and focus on the important issue:
THE RUSSIANS HACKED OUR ELECTION!
To my Republican friends, get out of denial.  If somebody colluded with Russia, they sold out their countrymen, both Republicans and Democrats and deserve to punished.  If not, this too shall pass.  Your job is to focus on the important issue:
THE RUSSIANS HACKED OUR ELECTION!
There must be retribution!  How would you do it?  When?  Would you negotiate a preemptive treaty with the Russians or just attack?  Do you limit the attack to cyber-attacks or extend to military attacks?  How can anybody talk about “nothing-burgers” when the United States has been attacked?  Remember:
THE RUSSIANS HACKED OUR ELECTION!
Nothing else matters . . . nothing else matters . . . 

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