Chris Hayes reports what most (all) of us assume (know) happened regarding the DNC hack and subsequent wiki leaks (Russian hackers) over the weekend of tens of thousands of emails.
Donald Trump has previously said he was "honored" that Putin likes him and has expressed his adoration and undying love for dictators and tyrants, such as Saddam Hussain, Muammar Gaddafi, Kim Jong Un and Vladarmir Putin. So it should come as no shock that the idea that Putin was behind this hack does not bother him. And why? Because he probably (definitely) knew (encouraged) it. He assumes that this sort of underhanded, unscrupulous, despicable trick will help win him the election. Who cares that it will mean he is basically a pawn of the Russian government, right? They are nothing if not kind, caring, compassionate and forgiving. I mean, if Trump wants to back out of the deal on November 9th, Putin will chuckle and say "Ok, comrade, you got me!"
This is what Vlad Trump tweeted out this morning with his tiny little baby fingers:
The new joke in town is that Russia leaked the disastrous DNC e-mails, which should never have been written (stupid), because Putin likes me
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 25, 2016
This is clearly a man concerned with democracy, right?
Chris Hayes played this clip today, and in it, Donald Trump says "China, Russia, one of our many, many "friends" came in and hacked the hell out us"
WOW. He used the air quotes, not me. Is this a tacit admission that he knows who did it? This should concern every American, no matter what your party affiliation. A major political nominee is actually gloating about the idea that an enemy country somehow infiltrated a database of a political party and publicized those emails in an effort to somehow influence the outcome of our Presidential election. No one should be gloating about this. Any sane person with a modicum of intelligence would understand the magnitude of this kind of attack from a foreign country and should be denouncing it, not bragging.
Unfortunately, none of Trump's followers understand the seriousness of this attack.