The US Office of National Intelligence ’s report of Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections [pdf] published three sentences that will serve as this week’s Sunday Smack. The first sentence offers no surprise: We assess with high confidence that the [Russia Main Intelligence Agency] relayed material it acquired from the DNC and senior […]Read More Sunday Smack: Who Cares if Russia Hacked the Truth?
Since the debate about Russia hacking and influencing the US Presidential elections to favor Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton has reached deeper levels of crazy with the US intelligence community’s release of a damning report, allow me to share a crazy story of my own. Let’s say authorities have accused your hypothetical child of stealing underwear […]Read More Despite “Intelligence Report,” Still No Proof of Russia Hacking US Elections
On a different planet, we could have been Lois Lane or Tarzan’s Jane or Mary Tyler Moore or Marlo Thomas. We could have thrown our hats up, twirled and smiled. We could have made it after all. We watched the shows. We knew the songs. We sang along when Mary was big-eyed and awed by […]Read More WordCraft: Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson