In 1967 The CIA released a memo that coined the label "conspiracy theory" and "conspiracy theorists" to attack anyone who challenged the official narrative from the Warren Commission. It's interesting to note that the document is labelled "psych", for psychological operations or disinformation. It's also marked "CS copy" at the bottom, meaning "Clandestine Services" Unit.
This document was requested and released to The New York Times in 1976 via The Freedom of Information Act. Below is the CIA dispatch. Read it for yourself.
At first it was 'hacking" into the elections, then "interference" in the elections, then "meddling" with the elections, then "influencing" elections, and finally settling to Russians Trump-Russia "collusion" which got Trump into power...
That was 2016 and still going on at present. At the time of this writing we have NOT seen any direct evidence the Russia got Trump into office. And so the insanity goes on...
While we wait for direct evidence of Russian meddling let's go back in time (no pun intended) to see a real successful meddling in foreign elections as proclaimed so proudly by the US in Time Magazine back in 1996. Read it for yourself below