The vexing question is not whether Russia tried to influence the U.S. election. It did. It’s not whether President-elect Trump’s pick for secretary of state or several of his close advisers have unsavory connections to Russia. They do. And, frankly, it really doesn’t matter if Russia intended to sow chaos in the election and undermine […]
David Farmer is a political and media consultant in Portland, where he lives with his wife and two children. He was senior adviser to Democrat Mike Michaud’s campaign for governor and a longtime journalist. You can reach him at email@example.com.