As we’ve reported, NPR recently took a swing for the “bombshell” fences and ended up striking out over a report about the NRA acknowledging about 20 “Russian-linked contributors.” The lede sounded pretty ominous, as was the obvious intent, but upon deeper examination, the amount of money in question was around $2,500 and was mostly membership dues paid by American citizens residing in Russia.

Democrat Rep. Ted Lieu still isn’t satisfied and has penned a strongly worded request:

“Links to the Kremlin”? Nice try, congressman. And hasn’t all this already been explained? Why yes it has:

But nobody expects the Democrats to let reality put a crimp in the preferred narrative.

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