I normally don't curse in my posts—I save that for the comments and Twitter—but a motherfucking photon torpedo just blew up Trump's sand castle.
Today, Rod Rosenstein announced the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence agents for hacking the DNC, DCCC, and the Clinton campaign. But that's just the appetizer. The real meat of the meal is this: They also hacked state voter rolls affecting 500,000 voters. The election was swung to Trump by 70,000 votes.
I've been hesitant to cotton to the idea that Russians hacked actual voters. Claims like that need solid proof. Well, now we have it.
I'm not going to put too fine a point on it: the election of 2016 was illegitimate. Donald Trump is illegitimate. He was put into office through the graces of a foreign intelligence operation. The entire executive branch as it exists at this moment has no legitimacy.
The constitutional crisis is here. Where we go from here is anyone's guess.
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