A Perilous Time for Discernment
I received a tweet last week from CNN saying that the Russians had compromised president-elect Donald Trump’s personal files. The story grew as news organizations picked it up and ran with it without collaborating the facts.
It’s how fake news rolls. Soon NBC, CBS, MSNBC and others were airing their variations of how the Russians had information about Trump having prostitutes urinate on a bed that the current lame duck “president” and his wife had slept on at the Moscow Ritz Carlton.
As it turned out, the entire premise for the story was false and, even further, the CIA was involved in developing and placing it. Donald Trump is up against some of the darkest powers on earth, and so are we.
On January 10, Buzzfeed reported: “The dossier, which is a collection of memos written over a period of months, includes specific, unverified, and potentially unverifiable allegations of contact between Trump aides and Russian operatives, and graphic claims of sexual acts documented by the Russians…. [an awesome read]