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Thursday, August 04, 2016

Two Calls for Common Sense

Katrina vanden Heuvel
photo by Sigrid Estrada
(source: Feministing)
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In their zeal to defeat Trump, Democrats are getting in the gutter with him — and as a result are on the verge of becoming the Cold War party, with Trump, ironically, becoming the candidate of détente. Many of the same people who mercilessly mocked Republicans for their fear-mongering about Russia in the last election are now resorting to a radical rhetoric. Together with neoconservative Trump opponents who see an opportunity to regain relevance, Democrats are turning the Orange Menace into a new Red Scare. This is both preposterous and dangerous. A very important article by Katrina vanden Heuvel in Washington Post:

I want to add here also an article (in Romanian) by Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, published in România Curată (and reproduced by Adevărul and România Liberă. Putin vorbește. De mai multe ori în acest an s-a exprimat mai locvace și mai clar ca de obicei pentru a prezenta punctul său de vedere. Putem, desigur, să considerăm că tot ce spune el e propagandă și să nu îi dăm nici o atenție. Dar ar fi o eroare:

(Katrina vanden Heuvel)



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