How Putin Controls the Internet and Popular Opinion in Russia

James A. Donald jamesd at
Wed Sep 16 20:05:49 PDT 2015

On 2015-09-10 08:52, rysiek wrote:
> Dnia środa, 9 września 2015 08:21:36 John Young pisze:
>> This from the journalists who check with USG before publishing Snowden
>> documents as Snowden allegedly requires "to avoid harm to the US."
>> Fingerpointing at Putin is obligatory for those working the Broadcasting
>> Board of Governors propaganda beat.
> The fact that A is evil, and A is B's adversary, doesn't automagically make B
> not evil.
> The fact that there's a lot wrong with US of A, and USA and Russia don't
> really cooperate well, does not make what's happening in Russia magically
> okay.

The fact that Russia is being subverted by the USA, that the USA is 
attempting to overthrow the Russian government, does make that 
government's efforts to defend itself and its people against foreign 
influence OK.

McCarthy was right to defend the US against Soviet influence, and Putin 
is right to defend Russia against US influence.

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