So, Pizzagate arose solely from 4 Chan and reddit — and wasn’t amplified by the bots then? In your rush to discredit “the left” and to minimize the effect that bots and sock puppets had on the out come of the election, you’re conveniently ignoring the modern day peril that is social media. If Mrs Clinton had won, the right, and Trumpians in particular, would have singled out foreign interference as the scapegoat. Trump himself was laying the groundwork for that excuse during the campaign. Or did you forget his declaration of not accepting the election results. This is the exact purpose of the interference -to sow doubt and mistrust throughout the electorate, just as you’re exhibiting.