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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Another Day, More NYT Russia Bashing
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
The Times never exhausts ways to bash Russia, using distortion, exaggeration, or its favorite tactic – making stuff up, anything to continue its relentless tirade.
Its latest assault claims deputy Russian Central Bank/Putin ally Alexander Torshin tried arranging a "backdoor" meeting between Russia's president and Trump last year.
It never happened, but if true, it's legal and sensible. Virtually all countries would like having contacts with a possible future US president.
Hillary was prominent in Washington as first lady, US, senator, secretary of state and two-time presidential aspirant.
In these capacities, she had contacts with numerous foreign officials. Before elected, Trump had no political background.
Getting to know him earlier and now is the way things work, nothing devious, illegal or improper about it.
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