The Russians Did It – Or How to Change The Narrative
by Shorty Dawkins
The “Russian Hacking the Election” false narrative is a classic example of how to change the narrative in order to steer attention away from one narrative, (in this case the Podesta emails leaked by Wikileaks) by creating a new narrative as a means of distracting attention from the first narrative. How to do it? By focusing all the attention on the “supposed source” of the leak, and preparing a story about the malicious attempts by “the Russians” to subvert our elections.
No one is denying the emails are authentic. No, the big “lie” is surrounding the “source” of the leaks. The FBI and DHS released a joint report, claiming the source of the leak was the Russians, who then gave it to Wikileaks, though Julian Assange claims the source was NOT the Russians. The report gave zero evidence, and was comprised of a series of speculations. It carried the following disclaimer at the beginning of the report: