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Why You Shouldn’t Be a Russiagate Skeptic

It is time to stop being a Russiagate skeptic. We just know too much.

Earlier this week, the editor of this magazine, Blake Hounshell, laid out the case for skepticism, centering on President Donald Trump’s incompetence and the apparent lack of a smoking gun. He argues that the Trump campaign—run by a first-time politician with no filter, aided by a bumbling staff of amateurs who leaked like sieves—was simply too incompetent to have colluded with Russia and kept it a secret. Hence, we would have the smoking gun by now if there was one.

The above excerpt was originally published in Politico.