Pay for Play: Where did DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Get Five Hundred Grand to Donate to the DNC?
This week has seen the release of many incriminating documentsfrom the Democratic National Convention (DNC), via Wikileaks’ so-called “Guccifer 2.0.” The authenticity of these documents is in some question, as they passed through the hands of an outfit which has alleged Russian ties. Hackers are in the business of violating people’s expectations of privacy in unethical ways, and the interests of foreign powers are not necessarily aligned with the interests of the United States. We cannot be sure that the hackers are ethical enough to pass the documents on unaltered, in other words, nor that the release of the documents is not chiefly aimed at some hostile foreign nation’s ends. Thus, we have to analyze all of these documents with some care. – READ MORE