With European Parliament elections looming, the establishment parties and mainstream media are reaching for the playbook of US Democrats and hyping the specter of ‘Russia’ to drive voters away from the rising tide of populism.
It is the same as ‘Russiagate’ hysteria in the US – the same that failed to win the 2016 election for Hillary Clinton and the Democrats, failed to sway the electors into overruling the vote, failed to get Trump impeached, but succeeded in lining the pockets of various “experts” and think-tank grifters, as well as media figures willing to play fast and loose with facts.
Conspiracy theory consistent with recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about Russophobia.
There is no evidence to suggest US democratic party is behind the electoral campaign of pan-European political parties.
For background read: EU Elections Update: Reaping What Was Sown