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Trump, Putin's Candidate

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So, our supposed make America Great Again morons support the candidate Putin wants and promotes. Of course, I don't consider these idiots traitors...just stupid.

There’s a clear pattern: Putin runs stealth efforts on behalf of politicians who rail against the European Union and want to push away from NATO. He’s been a patron of Golden Dawn in Greece, Ataka in Bulgaria, and Jobbik in Hungary. Joe Biden warned about this effort last year in a speech at the Brookings Institution: “President Putin sees such political forces as useful tools to be manipulated, to create cracks in the European body politic which he can then exploit.” Ruptures that will likely multiply after Brexit—a campaign Russia’s many propaganda organs bombastically promoted.

The destruction of Europe is a grandiose objective; so is the weakening of the United States.

Vladimir Putin has a plan for destroying the West, and it looks a lot like Donald Trump.
 

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So, our supposed make America Great Again morons support the candidate Putin wants and promotes. Of course, I don't consider these idiots traitors...just stupid.
Tell me who your friends are, and I will tell you who you are!
 

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Telling quotes right here

Donald Trump is like the Kremlin’s favored candidates, only more so. He celebrated the United Kingdom’s exit from the EU. He denounces NATO with feeling. He is also a great admirer of Vladimir Putin. Trump’s devotion to the Russian president has been portrayed as buffoonish enthusiasm for a fellow macho strongman. But Trump’s statements of praise amount to something closer to slavish devotion. In 2007, he praised Putin for “rebuilding Russia.” A year later he added, “He does his work well. Much better than our Bush.” When Putin ripped American exceptionalism in a New York Times op-ed in 2013, Trump called it “a masterpiece.” Despite ample evidence, Trump denies that Putin has assassinated his opponents: “In all fairness to Putin, you’re saying he killed people. I haven’t seen that.” In the event that such killings have transpired, they can be forgiven: “At least he’s a leader.” And not just any old head of state: “I will tell you that, in terms of leadership, he’s getting an A.”

And our Republican...uh, friends are voting for this idiot.
 

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So, our supposed make America Great Again morons support the candidate Putin wants and promotes. Of course, I don't consider these idiots traitors...just stupid.

I doubt Putin is so obvious and knows exactly, what his support of a Presidential candidate means for the candidate's chances.
 

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And as my Polish busha (grandmother) always said, when she saw me as a kid with questionable friends:

"Birds of feather flock together"
 

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I doubt Putin is so obvious and knows exactly, what his support of a Presidential candidate means for the candidate's chances.

Why not? The people supporting Trump are not exactly the brightest bulbs in the box.

. . . according to Politico’s Michael Crowley, Russian propaganda has gone full throttle for Trump, using its Russia Today apparatus to thrash Hillary Clinton and hail the courage of Trump’s foreign policy.
 
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