So It Was Mined Data From Facebook That Made Manchurian Candidate Trump A Winner — wow

John Brennan, a former C. I. A. director, suggests that Russia may have something on President Trump. What he would really like to say is that all circumstantial evidence points to a heck of a lot more than simply having something on Trump like a pee-pee tape. In his heart of hearts Brennan and others of inside knowledge are likely convinced by his bizarre actions — “congratulations on your victory Mr. Putin” — Trump is fully under the control of the Russian head of state and his security services — as in mind controlled Manchurian Candidate fashion.

Some bold reporter needs to have the guts to come right out and point blank ask the director if he thinks Trump has been compromised in the fashion popularly known as a Manchurian Candidate? Have the Russians programed, unbeknown to the Donald, the man who sits in the White House, to do their bidding? I’m pretty certain that in such a situation you would see Mr Brennan spinning like a top, wanting to say yes but either for the lack of hard evidence, or simply not wanting to give away secrets, having to say no. In any event his body language would say it all.

It has already been pretty much concluded that the Russian security agencies (the old KBG guys) have for many years been gathering info on Trump, at the very least since Trump took his Miss Universe Circus to Moscow in 2013. They would have quickly established that Trump had certain character strengths and weaknesses that would make him an ideal subject for their highly sophisticated mind control techniques, which have been perfected over many decades. And since egomaniac Trump had long been toying with the idea of running for president, once he was under their sway it should not be a difficult task to push him over the edge to that intent.

By means of much study of the American psyche and its current political makeup, the Russian would have understood precisely how Trump would match up to the electorate relative to such things as gerrymandering, voter suppression, the Electoral College system and potential competition, particular Hillary Clinton. In their super sophisticated study of the American political system, the Russians might even have figured exactly how the winning margined would come down, as it did, to less that a hundred thousands votes in total among a few rust belt states.

And that, my friends, is where the Russians hit the jackpot with Facebook via Cambridge Analytica. By mining data from some fifty million innocent victims on this ever so popular social platform, Russian operatives where given a psychological roadmap by which they could then cleverly craft millions of fake news stories aimed at the vulnerabilities of specific Facebook voters. It even told them where and how Trump needed to direct his last minute appeal. As we know their strategic interference did the trick. And of course the victory was as much of a shock to the duped Trump as for the rest of us.

Seeing as the Russians likely do have Trump’s ego in the fists of their hands, even if everyone in the world learns the truth of all of this, it will remain impossible for Trump to ever come to a true understanding of the facts himself.

Thanks Facebook.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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