Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Russians! Under my bed!

Russians! Under my bed!: Glenn Reynolds:
"John Podesta fell for a phishing scam. Let's not start another Cold War over that.
If there’s any single statement that Barack Obama probably wishes he could undo, it was his mockery of Mitt Romney during the 2012 presidential deb
Referring to Romney’s characterization of Russia as America’s greatest geopolitical foe, Obama said the 1980s are now calling, and they want their foreign policy back.
Now of course, Democrats are up in arms about the Russians, sounding like madcap John Birchers from the 1960s.
As Twitter wag IowaHawk noted,

  • they didn’t get upset when Russia invaded Crimea, 
  • they didn’t throw down when Russia shot down a civilian airliner over Ukraine, 
  • but stealing John Podesta’s password via a phishing scam is apparently grounds for restarting the Cold War. 

Well, only one of these crimes constitutes a threat to Democrats’ political power..."
Read on!

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