This whole article is a moot point!
It might be true that the Russian inference did lead to 100,000 or 200,000 votes in swing states that gave Mr. Trump the edge.
But Mr. Trump got 62m votes. He got nearly all of them on his own merit. We need to acknowledge that Mr. Trump was, very much, a viable and credible candidate for the office of the presidency — in the eyes of many, many Americans. He was not a second-rate candidate by any means!!!!!!!!!
The state of Isreal affected the 2016 result than Russia. But we say little about that, do we? And let’s consider ExxonMobil and NRA!
When elections can be decided by fickle voters who can be manipulated by cheesy marketing tricks — and winner makes the right cheese at the right time, it that not a sign that something is seriously wrong with western democracy?