Absolutely. This is why we REFLEXIVELY let the bad guys frame the narrative when it's something we care about, like stomping out racism.
But it's a trap: focus on Trump's real, legal weaknesses, or let racism pass unopposed.
It's a false choice that THEY are making. Take back the power. Acknowledge that racism/sexism etc. are abhorrent and focus back on that which is prosecutable, that which leads to impeachment.
And Neil's wording here is perfect: Russian tactics. Doesn't mean it's Russians behind them; they've spread the techniques of disinformation, computational propaganda, and silent decomposition far and wide.
Learn to recognize the repetitive, uncreative patterns - and fight on.
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