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Russia: A useful enemy in US polls

Posted by seumasach on September 3, 2008

Unfortunately for Obama, much more useful to McCain. Obama, remember, is the “peace candidate” and beating war drums will not strengthen his base. In addition his Brzezinski inspired anti-Russian programme is of the covert, Soros type. That agenda is now in shreds and McCain is leading the New Cold War.

Andrei Tsygankow

Asia Times

4th September, 2008

The United States presidential candidates increasingly present Russia as a threat in their campaigns. Republican Senator John McCain is clearly thriving on the recent Georgia-Russia war. Escalation in the Caucasus has been lobbied by McCain since at least 2003, and he is now exploiting the conflict to his full advantage.
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U.S. may have staged Georgian conflict – Putin

Posted by seumasach on August 28, 2008

Russia Today

28th August, 2008

In an interview with CNN Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said the Georgian-South Ossetian conflict may have been staged to secure a victory for one of the presidential candidates in the U.S. He says preliminary reports show that U.S. citizens may have been present in the combat zone.

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O’Reilly: Far-left crowd may spell defeat for Obama in November

Posted by seumasach on August 23, 2008

This article seems to confirm how advantageous the Georgia debacle has been to the McCain camp. In one fell swoop the Republicans have stolen the Democrat agenda, torpedoed it and left the wrong-footed Obama camp looking whimpish as McCain beats the war drums. US foreign policy may be in total disarray but all that matters to the Republicans is to hold power come by hook or by crook. A 5% lead in the polls plus a bit of electoral high-jinks should be enough to see them through.

Bill O’Reiily

Ventura County Star

23rd August, 2008

If Barack Obama somehow loses the presidential race, he might partially blame Vlad “the Assailer” Putin. Since Russia invaded Georgia, the world’s attention has been focused on NATO’s response to the brutality. On balance, the response has been tepid, to say the least. President Bush says Russia better get out.

Or what?

Obama is calling for “restraint by both sides.” Swell. Asking Vladimir Putin to restrain his violent tactics is like asking al-Qaida to celebrate Christmas — not gonna happen.

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