Stop Falling for Trump’s Attempts to Distract Us from Russia

  • Week of April 23, 2017

The Donald is hoping smoke (from 59 Tomahawk missiles) gets in our eyes. Full disclosure, it was tough to tear our gaze away from the bright parabolas blasting up from the deck of an aircraft carrier into the night sky over the Mediterranean Sea. And the media didn't make it easy, playing that same 5 seconds of “beautiful” footage on an endless loop. 

But we won’t be distracted. Our eyes are clear and so are our intentions: we will keep pushing for a full and independent investigation of Trump and his administration’s ties to Russia. We will also push the media, the watchdogs of our democracy, to stay focused on this issue.

Here’s what all-of-us must do to focus on Russia's attack on our democracy:

1. Write a letter to the editor of a national or local paper insisting that they continue to keep the focus on Russia. Use this resource.