<thread>1. To reify means to take a process & make it static like an object whilst endowing that “object” with special powers.
Referendum voting was a flawed process in which Electoral Law was broken by domestic organisations. It was also flawed b/c of who was disenfranchised.
2. Following flawed process that was subject to criminal acts, the RESULT was reified.
Meaning, made like an object with magical powers.
The BBC, newspapers & major political parties cooperated in the reification of the result.
Luke: summer 2016. When Manafort became campaign manager whom Luke had met in Ukraine who was consultant transforming Yavchenko. What was he doing in Soviet Empire?? He was best connected political lobbist in area. Pre-Steele!