|Sorry, Drudge; Russians must have hacked your photo!|
"This is what I don’t understand: in October 2014, the Russian government hacked into both the White House’s and the State Department’s computer systems. For an unknown period of time, weeks if not months, the Russians were reading White House and State Department emails–a far more significant security breach than the accounts of Debbie Wasserman Schultz and John Podesta. The Obama administration never did discover that its communications had been compromised, but an ally (I suspect it was Israel) alerted the administration to the Russian intrusion. The White House’s computer system was down for weeks while experts tried to deal with the Russian hack and improve security.
What was President Obama’s reaction to this hack, which could reasonably be seen as an act of war? There was none, apparently. The administration downplayed the significance of the intrusion. The Russian government had been reading White House and State Department emails? No big deal! The liberal press followed suit. The newspapers that are now hysterical about the alleged Russian hacking of Wasserman Schultz’s email account dutifully kept quiet about what happened in the White House and the State Department. It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that Democratic Party newspapers like the Washington Post and the New York Times remained silent because the midterm election was just a few weeks away, and the story reflected badly on the Obama administration.
So this is what I don’t get: why didn’t President Obama tell Vladimir Putin to cut it out back in 2014? If all it took was a stern warning by our president to bring Russian cyberwarfare to a halt, why didn’t Obama tell Putin to stop it two years ago? If he had done so, following his own logic, the Russians would have behaved and there would have been no Wasserman-Schultz hack two years later. Who knows, Hillary Clinton might be our president-elect!
This question is so blindingly obvious that one can only wonder why not a single reporter at today’s press conference thought to ask it." .........
The president catches himself in a lie:
Pres. Putt-Putt: "And so in early September when I saw President Putin in China, I felt that the most effective way to ensure that that did not happen was to talk to him directly and tell him to cut it out, there were going to be some serious consequences if he did not. And in fact, we did not see further tampering of the election process."
If he told Putin to "cut it out" or face retaliation, and Putin complied, then why is Obama still retaliating?
Either Obama broke his word or Putin treated his threat like a piece of toilet paper stuck on his shoe, or Obama has no intention of retaliating or this is a sham exercise to delegitimize Trump by the same CIA that obediently regurgitated fake White House talking points on the Benghazi video.
The Puttz: “Almost every country on Earth sees America as stronger and more respected today than they did eight years ago. In other words, by so many measures, our country is stronger and more prosperous than it was when we started. It’s a situation that I’m proud to leave for my successor.”.......
And then the drugs wore off. Pure delusion. Does China respect Obama's "strength"?
Even Trump's spelling error is more accurate than the horseshit coming out of the White House: it was an "unpresidented act"--they acted because we have an Un-president. Even when Trump is wrong, he's right!
We are indeed "unpresidented"--at least until January 20th. The Russians know it. The Chinese know it. The Syrians, the Iranians and the Cubans know it.
And the Americans know it, too.
UPDATE: I couldn't figure out why Obama was running with this mess since his years of failure to stop hacking makes him look like a 98-lb. weakling. Maybe this is why; Ace of Spades:
"Good quote from one of her donors: "I'm not putting in another f***ing dime until someone tells me what just happened." .......
He's telling them "what just happened". He's trying to hang on to the moneybag donors by giving them a scapegoat. Rebuilding the party he personally decimated is going to cost lots of money with no guarantee of success.
For example: "Some reports say that Barry skipped as many as two thirds of his intelligence briefings, including the one the morning after the Benghazi debacle. Instead of attending the briefing, he flew to Las Vegas for a fundraiser at which he compared the "sacrifices" of Democratic fundraisers to the sacrifices of four still-warm murdered Americans.".......
It's not about Russia; it's about cold, hard cash. And Marxism has always been about Other People's Money.