Charles Hugh Smith lays out the legal requirements for making the Russiagate, as opposed to trial by media, leaks, and innuendo, and asks those who would make that case to put up or shut up. If they could put up, they would have done so long ago. From Smith at oftwominds.com:
Guilt by association is insidious because it can’t be cleared in court.
The claims that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election are now known as RussiaGate, in a loose reference to the Watergate scandal of the early 1970s.
In the U.S., the issue has been poisoned by profound partisanship: those who feel disenfranchised by the election of Donald Trump are trying to use RussiaGate to unseat or cripple the Trump presidency, while those who elected Trump feel RussiaGate is nothing but an attempt by the corrupt status quo to disenfranchise them.
Let’s see if we can clarify…