Has Russia become the moral leader of the world? One would think so given Putin’s objections to same-sex marriage, homosexual and transgender propaganda, and his refusal to allow LGBTQ marches through Red Square. Putin has also closely affiliated his government with the Orthodox Christian Church in Russia, seeking to solidify his support among Russia’s Moral Majority. See my post on Russia’s roots here – A Tale of Two Christmases.
Americans largely supported Russia’s intervention in Syria against ISIS forces, a fight that Obama waged only in words, not in actions. There is enough evidence that the Obama Administration supported ISIS even to the point of warning them via leaflets dropped by U.S. aircraft when and where ISIS commandeered oil tankers would be bombed so they had time to hide and escape. Treasonous acts and in line with Obama’s pro-Islam attitudes.
The articles below are from Russia Insider, an independent Russian alternative news agency, and The Hill, a Washington D.C. insider news source that often tells it like it is as opposed to the Washington Post and New York Times, nothing but liberal, George Soros-supported tabloid rags that sold their souls to the devil a long time ago. Each in their respective editorials make that point that the Conservative Right in America is going pro-Russia. It started with Buchanan, but has now spread to Hannity, Tucker Carlson, and Limbaugh.
From the Russia Insider…
“There is a major shift visible in the American right wing pundit class. More and more of the big names are going to bat for Russia. It started with Buchanan but has now spread to Hannity, Tucker Carlson, Limbaugh, to name some of the biggest.
The American left’s psychotic, hallucinatory hysteria about Russia, its leader, and connections to Trump, have gone so far over the top, that the American right has little choice but to notice, and argue the opposite, – so thanks Rachel Maddow and Co., you just pushed the American right into an embrace with Russia! Now they realize the pack of lies your neocon media masters have been selling for the last 15 years. Bravo!
With people like this in your corner, you’re doing pretty well.
Yesterday Ann Coulter entered the fray with a blistering piece pointing out what is now such obvious nonsense coming from the Russia bashers, that everyone can see it for what it is.
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But now liberals are hopping mad with Putin. They could never forgive Russia for giving up communism. To add insult to injury, Putin embraced the Russian Orthodox Church! This was deeply offensive to fiercely Christophobic liberals.
Russia’s descent into insanity and madness was clear when Putin refused to allow LGBTQ marches through Red Square. For having the same position on gays as Obama did, circa 2008, Russkies were walking on the fighting side of liberals!
Trump’s election victory was the capstone of the Democratic Left’s rage with Putin. To explain the inexplicable, Putin was made the center of liberals’ axis of evil, the mastermind of a malevolent plot to steal the election from Hillary Clinton.
That’s how liberals became born-again John Birchers, seeing Russians under every bed. Now, no fear of Russia is inordinate. The Russians do NOT love their children, too.
And then this:
Democrats (and two especially showboating Republicans) are horrified that Trump wants to get along with Russia. Tonight, the threatening evil of Vladimir Putin will be the top issue on Rachel Maddow’s show, assuming she still has a show. (Maybe she can get a copy of Putin’s tax returns!)
When the same people who hailed Stalin as a beloved American ally are happy to threaten Putin with thermonuclear war, we may deduce that the left’s newfound Russia-phobia has some seditious objective.
Historically, liberals show their manliness by demanding war with our friends and allies, while methodically undermining America’s ability to fight the wars it’s already in.
The No. 1 enemy of Western civilization today isn’t non-communist Russia. It’s Islam.
And who is a key ally in that fight? Russia has been dealing with these troublesome Muslims for centuries. It was Russian officials who tried in vain to warn our blind, incompetent government about the Boston Marathon bombers.
The left’s hysteria about Russia isn’t just an attempt to delegitimize Trump. It’s the usual Christophobic fifth column rooting for the Islamization of the West.”
From The Hill…
“The Russian bear has become the big bad wolf to the American left, blamed for everything from winning the election for Donald Trump to “penetrating” the U.S. electric grid to birthing “fake news.” But is their real problem that Russia has become the new national equivalent of the Moral Majority?
While some U.S. state governments punish Christian businessmen for not servicing same-sex “weddings,” Russia outlawed pro-homosexual propaganda in 2013. Our left was apoplectic, and the Obama administration condemned the law.
Obama famously declared, “We are no longer just a Christian nation.” Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed with Obama’s assessment in a 2013 keynote speech, criticizing Western countries for having “moved away from their roots, including Christian values.” Where Obama is trying to force churches to provide employees prenatal-infanticide drugs, Putin prohibited prenatal infanticide after 12 weeks and has stood side-by-side with the Orthodox Church’s Patriarch Kirill I, a staunch Kremlin ally.
In the same speech, Putin targeted the West’s woolly-headed relativism, saying, “Policies are being pursued that place on the same level a multi-child family and a same-sex partnership, a faith in God and a belief in Satan. This is the path to degradation.”
The Kremlin also skewered two other Western sacred cows, writing in a 2014 document titled “Foundations of the State Cultural Policy” that it rejects “such principles as multiculturalism and tolerance” and those “imposing alien values on society.”
Putin is making the bold claim “that Moscow is the Godly City of today and command post of the counter-reformation against the new paganism,” Pat Buchanan opined in 2014. “Putin is plugging into some of the modern world’s most powerful currents.”
Liberals are shocked enough to be put off their caffè lattes and veggie burgers. Their reaction is visceral. When hearing sentiments such as Putin’s, liberals would normally shout, “Racist!” “Bigot!” “Homophobe!” “Hater!”
That’s when hearing opinions expressed by their own traditionalist countrymen.
Can you imagine how they feel about a powerful foreign leader going the full Falwell? Russia is now the sum of all their fears: the Christian Coalition with nukes.
Where Democratic icon Sen. Ted Kennedy secretly and shamefully appealed to the USSR for help defeating Ronald Reagan in 1984, liberals now really do view Russia as the Evil Empire. Putin is Emperor Palpatine, considered what any traditionalist would be: a fundamentally wicked person.
This helps explain liberal hysteria over Russia that’s so intense it has resulted in mainstream-media fake news. An example is the story about electric grid penetration peddled by The Washington Post, after which the paper was forced to admit the report was basically fiction. It also explains liberal insistence that Russia hacked the DNC, even though other culprits seem more likely (i.e., a leaker). It also, explains why, as Glenn Greenwald put it, “[a]ny story that bolsters the prevailing D.C. orthodoxy on the Russia Threat, no matter how dubious, is spread far and wide.”
More than liberals consciously framing Russia, however, this is often just old-fashioned human prejudice (something liberals, an emotionalistic lot, are prone to). Like a divorcée so soured on her ex-husband that she views him through tinted lenses and reads negative motivations into even innocent missteps, liberals see Putin, see red, and then think, “Why, that’s just the kind of thing he would do!”
Of course, Putin is no choir boy. He may even be an imperialist. But he won’t be perceived clearly by the
“racist-homophobe-bigot” crew because hatred is like darkness: the more there is, the less you can see. Blinded eyes beget bad judgments that can lead to bad outcomes — such as war.
Let’s hope those shaping foreign policy in the next administration have more light in the cranium.
Selwyn Duke (@SelwynDuke) is a conservative media personality whose work has been published on The American Conservative, WorldNetDaily, and American Thinker. He has also contributed to college textbooks published by Gale – Cengage Learning, and is a frequent guest on radio and television.”
Jorge Salazar Martinez of Independence Day, firstname.lastname@example.org