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Western hypocrisy and the Russian election

Posted by seumasach on March 11, 2012

Western Hypocrisy and the Russian Election. We preach “democracy” and practice oligarchy

Justin Raimondo

7th March, 2012

Vladimir Putin wasn’t the only one with tears in his eyes as he exulted in his presidential election victory and shouted “Glory to Russia!” The entire American punditocracy, to say nothing of the Brits, responded as one with accusations the election had been fixed, confidently predicting a “crackdown” on “dissent” as the Russian leader resumed the office he had never really left.

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US media rigged ahead of Russian elections

Posted by seumasach on March 2, 2012

Tony Cartalucci

Poor Richard’s Blog

1st March, 2012

In the spirit of recognizing mobs of terrorists as legitimate national governments before a sovereign nation’s true leadership is murdered by US-led NATO operations, as was the case in Libya, the Western media is already decrying Russia’s upcoming elections as “rigged” before they’ve even taken place. Leading the preemptive media coverage is Foreign Policy (FP) magazine featuring an article by Freedom House president David Kramer and Freedom House vice president, Christopher Walker.

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