No, Russians can’t control our voting machines. Neither can they sprout wings and fly or leap tall buildings in a single bound.
Wow, I can’t imagine what kinds of weird fantasies people had during the actual Cold War when it was genuinely hard to find out what was going on behind the Iron Curtain.
I saw a news report about these old, semi-literate babushkas in a village near Tyumen who are convinced that they have no running water because Americans are sabotaging it. And then I turned on the TV and saw the equivalent of these poor babushkas in the US Congress.