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Goldberg: Conspiracy theorists in Trump-Russia investigation see black and white in an ocean of gray

Goldberg: Conspiracy theorists in Trump-Russia investigation see black and white in an ocean of gray

The Trump presidency is often a kind of political "Rashomon," with partisans on either side looking at the same facts and coming to wildly different conclusions.

So it's all the more remarkable that the central controversy of our time isn't a fight over one story with different interpretations of shared facts, but a fight over two different stories altogether.

For devotees of prime-time Fox News, the only story that matters is how the Deep State — i.e., partisans in nonpartisan disguise at the Central Intelligence Agency and the Department of Justice — worked to either destroy Donald Trump or anoint Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. According to this...

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