The Russian Bots Are Coming. This Bipartisan Duo Is On It.
One of the goals of the Kremlin’s social media disruption campaign, Special Counsel Robert Mueller unequivocally demonstrated in his recent indictment of 13 Russians, was to elect Donald Trump. Another, according to the indictment, was even simpler: “to sow discord in the U.S. political system.”
Ten days later, the response to the Mueller charges—and the partisan brawl over dueling memos from Republicans and Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee—has once again proven how wildly successful Russia’s still-ongoing efforts to sow discord continue to be.