"If you're interested in understanding the Trump-Russia findings, ignore what Barr wrote," says Virginia Heffernan. Instead, she says, watch the speech Rep. Adam Schiff delivered before the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday. "There was none of Barr's fuzziness or torque in what Schiff said. He didn't hypothesize," she writes. "He didn't speculate. He just laid it all out."
Seth Hettena of the Los Angeles Times reminds Americans that they need no report to be aware that the all-too public words, actions and behaviors of the 45th U.S. president have been suspicious, damaging and, in many cases, "a national security nightmare."
The Editorial Board at the Chicago Tribune, noting disturbing Russian hacks into U.S. utility systems, says it's imperative that America build new cyber security systems to prevent a hostile power from potentially wreaking havoc with American energy grids or otherwise interfering with critical government functions and services.
Some people (we don't know if it's many) believe that public media networks like Facebook and Twitter (and Notd and Postd) should not remove posts that are known to be wrong, or are inflammatory or hate, on free speech grounds. We disagree.