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Dude, who stole my Trump-Russia collusion investigation?
Ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff, appeared on CNN's State Of The Union today with host Jake Tapper and the interview was much more notable for what was not asked than what was discussed. And what was not asked was anything about Schiff's Trump-Russia collusion investigation. The very absence of this topic screamed loudly since almost everybody now aware of Schiff know him solely because of his role in the investigation to nowhere. This was heightened by the fact that until very recently Schiff would typically be questioned with great hopeful anxiety about how his investigation was going, always with the idea of impeachment not far away. That now seems to be gone to be replaced by the new Confederate statues shiny object and whether Trump could be 25th Amendmented out of office.
Tapper - Schiff - Topics - One - Mission
Here is Tapper asking Schiff about many topics except the one that seemed, until recently, to be his primary mission in life.
So how to explain the very noticeable disappearance of the once highly touted Trump-Russia collusion investigation? Perhaps this is a silent acknowledgement by the mainstream media that the fantasy they once enthusiastically touted has collapsed.
Side - Magazines - Nation - Salon - Media
Or at least that's what articles from their side are reporting. Two leftist magazines, The Nation and Salon, are questioning the dominant media narrative. A very detailed report casting doubt on that subject was published on August 9 in The Nation, A New Report Raises Big Questions About Last Year’s DNC Hack:
It is now a year since the Democratic National Committee’s mail system was compromised—a year since events in the spring and early summer of 2016 were identified as remote hacks and, in short order, attributed to Russians acting in behalf of Donald Trump. A great edifice has been erected during this time....
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