I tend to stay away from politics on Mastodon, but this is some really great background on the whole Russian hacking hysteria in the US:

But anyone who sees the Russian activity as an antidemocratic outrage should be condemning the United States just as loudly, and treating the Russia story as some kind of unprecedented act of covert control is laughable.

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I think people are freaking out that we elected Trump and are looking for someone else to blame it on. As if 'Russia tricked us' is some sort of excuse even if true.

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