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Fri Feb 21, 2020, 12:35 PM

Why would Putin want to destroy America's democracy?

He was a KGB officer when the former Soviet Union collapsed. It was a desperately agonizing time for him. The Berlin Wall had come down. They had been defeated in Afghanistan. Later, they were embarrassed by the defeat of Saddam Hussein in the first Gulf War. He wanted revenge on the democracies around the world. But, they would fight them in a different way.

He would train people to master the technology for information and propaganda purposes, with the goal of weakening and dividing democracies in Europe and in America. He found an ally in Donald Trump, for whatever reason? Many have suspected some sort of kompromat.

Whatever, it seems to have worked beyond his wildest dreams. He is finally getting the revenge he wanted for the destruction of his old country, the USSR.

America is only his latest target. He could not have hoped for a softer, more naive democracy. He never dreamed that the Republican Party would help him in his goal.

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kentuck Feb 2020 OP
Wounded Bear Feb 2020 #1
BigmanPigman Feb 2020 #2
NeoGreen Feb 2020 #3
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maxsolomon Feb 2020 #5
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KY_EnviroGuy Feb 2020 #8

Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Feb 21, 2020, 12:36 PM

1. Sad, but true...nt

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Feb 21, 2020, 12:39 PM

2. When he worked for the KGB in Berlin and the wall fell

he grew angrier at the Western countries and wanted a strong Russia again. This has been his agenda for a long time.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Feb 21, 2020, 12:49 PM

3. I critique this on one important point, for understanding...

...Trump is not an Ally to Putin, he is merely a Tool, and will be treated as one when his usefulness is spent.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Feb 21, 2020, 03:42 PM

4. Putin is ambitious

Putin The Great is working a long-term plan. That is also why he has stirred up so much right-wing BS in Great Britain in a bid to dismantle the EU. He would like to see Western Europe under Russian and his domination. The only reason it didn't happen in 1945 was that we were in the way. If he causes us to self destruct, who is going to stop him? The French maybe?

Putin supports Trump because he sees him as the most destructive force the United States has faced since our Civil War. Trump loves Putin because Putin supports Trump. It is a circle of love....

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Feb 21, 2020, 03:47 PM

5. the more the US is busy squabbling internally or with it's European allies

the less it can resist Russian's schemes to re-unify their Empire.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Feb 21, 2020, 03:51 PM

6. He never dreamed that the Republican Party would help him in his goal.

None of the rest of us did either.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Feb 21, 2020, 03:52 PM

7. The cash envelopes have to get bigger.

You canít miss a payment, nor be short. Russian people don't have much left, so they purchased our greed political party, and now they will try to steal whatever they can from here.

Donít tell Trump voters, but they donít give a damn about your whiteness. Silly fools.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Feb 21, 2020, 04:01 PM

8. Putin wants a world controlled by business oligarchs with....

populations mostly in poverty to serve those few and little or no regulatory structure, just like many of our Rethugs.

Same as with American business oligarchs but with massively higher corruption and cruelty.

In essence, a world ran by the power-mad ultra-wealthy.

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