Mariia Butina, the 29-year-old Russian national charged by the DOJ with conspiracy, allegedly tried to develop a relationship with the NRA. Now, while that’s definitely worth looking into, David Hogg’s take on the situation is a little more … dramatic:

The NRA spent over $30 million on Trump’s campaign. But it’s a bit of a leap from that to “Russia used the NRA to give Trump $30 million.” Especially if you’re not willing to show your work.

Yep. You can’t just throw out accusations like that unless you’ve got some proof to back you up.

In any event, here’s a really fair exit question:

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional text and tweets.



When you’ve got nothing to fall back on, the best thing to do is … double down?

Keep it up, David. You’re on a roll.