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Russian Meddling: Gagging on the Irony, by Charles Hugh Smith

  • When it comes to meddling in elections and the domestic affairs of other nations, the US may be the world champion, and it's also the world champion hypocrite about it. From Charles Hugh Smith at The irony that is most gagging is that America's power elite is destroying the nation's social order by its concentration of wealth and abuse of power.
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Charles Hugh Smith, Of Two Minds / Straight Line Logic

February 20, 2018 | The irony of the Deep State’s obsessive focus on “Russian meddling” in the precious bodily fluids of our hallowed democracy is so overwhelming that it’s gagging. The irony is a noxious confluence of putrid hypocrisy and a comically abject terror at the prospect that the citizenry may be awakening to the terrible reality that America has lost its soul as well as its democracy.

The foul stench of hypocrisy arises from the long and sordid history of America’s meddling in the internal politics of virtually every nation on the planet— a deeply entrenched policy of meddling on such a vast scale that the Deep State minions tasked with projecting a wounded astonishment that some foreign power has the unmitigated gall to attempt to influence our domestic politics must have difficulty restraining their amusement.

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Their Meddlers and Ours, Andrew Levine, CounterPunch Photo by Satish Krishnamurthy | CC BY 2.0

  • It is surely reasonable to hold that if real democracy is out of the question then better even the machinations of the likes of Vladimir Putin than those of the miscreant plutocrats whose monies make a mockery of what little democracy we have left in our “shining city on the hill.”
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