Giving Blithering Idiocy A Bad Name: The Senate “Intelligence” Committee’s New Russia Meddling Reports

Both reports look at the usage data and the content themes the IRA run pages provided. Both claim that the intent of the IRA was to influence the election and to sow discord within the U.S. population. But there is no, none, nada, zero evidence in the data that the IRA had such an intent. Nor is their any testimony or statement from persons involved that claims such. Even if there were data of an influence operation, there is no reason to believe that silly IRA memes, like the “Army of Jesus” one below, changed even one vote.