If people are upset by the CIA assessment that Russia hacked email, then their concern should be that it’s possible to hack government or private sites, not that intrusion influenced the election [“Probe on Russia,” News, Dec. 13].

The votes cast by Americans meant something; they weren’t brainwashed by the Russians.

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Clinton supporters need to accept this defeat and hope that President-elect Donald Trump will be a good leader, just as voters who opposed the election of President Barack Obama hoped he would do good things for the country.

Concentrate on what is important: the United States of America and cybersecurity.

Bud Barger, Farmingville