This Whole Russia Thing is a Ruse...
An interesting choice of words used by one Donald J. Trump...
In the early 2000's there was a raging narcissist named Dennis Lynn Rader, a 'compliance' officer in a small community around Wichita Kansas that subsequently became a national figure known as one of the most prolific serial killers in American history.
During his theatrical presentation otherwise typed as a murder trial, he, in very elaborate fashion described how he perpetrated his various murders. His fundamental modus operandi, as explained by him was the "Ruse".