SOURCE: BBC News
When US President George HW Bush craved "a smoking gun" in 1992 to politically kneecap his White House challenger Bill Clinton, the British government delved into its files for damaging information.
by Casey Michel
Trump’s willingness to allow foreign governments to influence American elections is historically unprecedented. Just how unprecedented becomes clear when you look back at the long history of attempts by foreign powers (almost always Russia) to tip an outcome to their advantage.
SOURCE: Tom Dispatch
by Tom Engelhardt
American election exceptionalism from 1945-2019.
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