A confession: I’ve no secret sources at the CIA, know nobody at the NSA to treat for coffee, and have yet to receive an encrypted file from anyone at one of the 15 or so other US intelligence agencies.
Some people do, though. And it’s their stories that have dominated the media in recent weeks – a steady drip of anecdote and innuendo, with some supporting facts and an attendant caveat, suggesting the 45th US president may be an agent of Moscow, the so-called Siberian Candidate.
For millions, such stories are a welcome balm. However disturbing and treasonous such a