This is how things got the way they are (and no, Russia isn’t the whole story)

Finally I found an article that tells me I’m not the only one who has been seeing a long trail of corruption, spanning decades, that led us to where we are now:

The long, lucrative right-wing grift

That said, Russia isn’t the whole story, but it remains a story, and that is because at its base it is about treason.  No matter what publicity stunts Trump pulls, never forget that.