Guccifer 2.0 leaked DNC documents. Does it prove collusion? | The Tylt
A hacker calling himself “Guccifer 2.0” released a cache of documents allegedly stolen from DNC servers this week. The DNC confirmed on Tuesday that there was a breach in their network. The documents contain opposition research on Donald Trump as well as private correspondence between the Clinton campaign and the DNC.
Critics of Hillary Clinton and the DNC are coalescing around a set of documents the Clinton campaign sent to the DNC regarding potential media strategy. In an especially damning section titled Muddying the Waters, the memo suggests that staffers reach out to reporters in a covert fashion to pitch stories against GOP candidates and manipulate the narrative.
The critics say that this is proof that the DNC colluded to coronate Hillary Clinton as the nominee.
However, others are saying that the leak really isn’t anything new or surprising. The memo was written on May 26, 2015. At that time, Bernie Sanders was still considered a long shot, and well, Martin O’Malley never really had a chance to begin with. It is only natural that the presumed candidate would look to long-term campaign strategy in such a situation.
Furthermore, it is not news that political parties will engage in opposition research. It might not be the fairest or best political process, but it’s our political process.
Do the documents reveal #DNCCollusion? Or is the #DNCFair?
Guccifer 2.0 leaked DNC documents. Does it prove collusion?
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