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The Russia Hoax Is Serious. Keep It Simple.

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The Russia Hoax Is Serious. Keep It Simple.

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There is nothing more dangerous, chilling, and threatening to our system of government than the obvious political abuses within our intelligence and law enforcement agencies likely to be uncovered by federal prosecutor John Durham.  Attorney General Bill Barr appointed Durham this week to investigate the justification, motivation, and execution of the Russian investigation into the campaign and presidency of Donald Trump.

Don’t worry, though.  This isn’t going to be a column explaining every nitty-gritty detail and naming every one of the dozens of names involved in this scandal.  There are wonderful journalists and hosts like Sean Hannity, Dan Bongino, Sara Carter, Gregg Jarrett, John Solomon and others who can recite those facts chapter and verse.

My objective is simpler.  As I listen to those who are skilled in recalling every moment of the last three years and all the many players inside two campaigns, our government, foreign governments, etc. – I think to myself, “Do my apolitical friends and family understand how serious this is?  Are there Americans who’ve stopped paying attention to this story because it’s too complex? Is the severity of what happened getting lost in the weedy, episodic details?”

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