Scandal: Here's a story that would seem ripe for media bloodhounds to pursue. A disgruntled insider may have leaked damaging information about his employers, and was later murdered on his way home by two unidentified assailants.
Put President Trump's name somewhere in the mix and it would be the latest scandal-to-end-all-scandals, capturing wall-to-wall coverage, eliciting new calls for independent prosecutors and impeachment, and probably making Jimmy Kimmel cry again.
But since the person involved worked for the Democratic National Committee, it's being ignored by everyone in the press except a cadre of conservative reporters.
The story involves Seth Rich, a DNC staffer who was gunned down near his home in Washington, D.C., last July — shot twice in the back by two assailants seen following him on a security camera, in what has been described by police as a botched robbery, although the killers didn't take anything from Rich. His murder remains unsolved.
Less than two weeks after Rich's death, Wikileaks started releasing the DNC emails that exposed how the DNC had tried to thwart Bernie Sanders' campaign. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange repeatedly insisted that Russia was not his source, and even offered a $20,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of Rich's killers.
At the time, Assange's claims were dismissed as utter nonsense.
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