Taibbi: On Russiagate and Our Refusal to Face Why Trump Won

Last weekend, I published a book chapter criticizing the Russiagate narrative, claiming it was a years-long press error on the scale of the Wmd affair heading into the Iraq war.

Obviously (and I said this in detail), the Wmd fiasco had a far greater real-world impact, with hundreds of thousands of lives lost and trillions in treasure wasted. Still, I thought Russiagate would do more to damage the reputation of the national news media in the end.

A day after publishing that excerpt, a Attorney General William Barr sent his
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