The United States tried to overthrow or directly interfere in the elections of at least 80 countries throughout the Cold War alone. How exactly is it in a position to complain if it turns out to be true that Russia interfered with the 2016 presidential election?
I guess this Russia thing is big in circles you travel in, eh?
It seems a distraction to me.
Had Hillary a (far far) better policy platform, or even just made Bernie VP and used his, she would have won.
Russia or no Russia.
And anyway. What was she gonna do for us?
More minor adjustments around the edges?
Where are you at on Offshore Tax Havens?
This was a good article:
Why are we talking about the Cold War era? It has been just as intense in recent years, if not more so.
It’s a cartoon. Can’t list them all!
The Russia fables serve many purposes. Providing an excuse for Clinton’s depressing campaign and election loss is only one of them.
81 irrelevancies don’t make an argument.
What’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander has no currency in the gander’s own paradise ; there some people, brought up as they are on the concept that quod licet Iovi non licet bovi – even if they get a rash whenever they are confronted by a Latin phrase – seem to regard such a notion as quaint and irrelevant. They are, alas, too stupid to realise that they are being played….
“The US funded, advised, and propagandized in 16 foreign elections.”
A-a-a-and … so what? According to the consensus around here, there’s nothing wrong with interfering in another country’s elections.
Personally, I think it’s A Very Bad Thing whenever any country interferes with another country’s internal affairs; but I seem to be in the minority. Perhaps I should have my moral compass surgically removed so that I can waddle in lockstep with the gaggle.
@Regulars – you do realize that Ted is trolling us, right? It’s all about the clicks, happy to oblige. 😉
With regard to that «collusion with Russia» meme, Max Blumenthal has published an interesting article on AlterNet. Those dastardly Russians !…