"FBI/DHS Joint Analysis Report: A Fatally Flawed Effort".
"It is both foolish and baseless to claim, as Crowdstrike does, that X-Agent is used solely by the Russian government when the source code is there for anyone to find and use at will.
If the White House had unclassified evidence that tied officials in the Russian government to the DNC attack, they would have presented it by now. The fact that they didn’t means either that the evidence doesn’t exist or that it is classified.
If it’s classified, an independent commission should review it because this entire assignment of blame against the Russian government is looking more and more like a domestic political operation run by the White House that relied heavily on questionable intelligence generated by a for-profit cybersecurity firm with a vested interest in selling “attribution-as-a-service”.""Something About This Russia Story Stinks" (Taibbi):
"If the American security agencies had smoking-gun evidence that the Russians had an organized campaign to derail the U.S. presidential election and deliver the White House to Trump, then expelling a few dozen diplomats after the election seems like an oddly weak and ill-timed response.""Moscow blasts CNN’s ‘false’ US school closure report". Just as Assange didn't say the right things to fit the 'narrative', so the Guardian fixed things by completely making things up, Putin didn't behave like Barry the petulant child, again breaking the 'narrative', so CNN helpfully made up a story which fits the 'narrative'. Did 'journalists' not learn that the Trump victory was a solid refutation of the 'narrative', and that people wouldn't be fooled any longer?
"U.S. officials have traced Russian hacking operation to Vermont electrical grid". This is getting to the 'precious bodily fluids' level.
"Trump Tweets Love For Putin 24 Hours After Obama Announces Sanctions". Clarifying stuff from the Joe McCarthy fan club. An no, they have no decency.