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Old 11-21-2016, 07:28 AM
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Originally Posted by brianpatrick View Post
No, it either makes you sympathetic to a thugs way of handling their business by creating or joining a narrative which allows violence to control the undesirable actions of people who don't agree with your point of view, or it makes you a patsy for said cause and allowance. Admiring Putin is like seeing the genius in Stalin or Hitler or Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Is there electronic smug or electronic self righteousness and mindless pretentiousness the way there is electronic sarcasm? Of course there is.

The meter didn't even need to be turned on to be pegged.

And of course I don't approve of all Putin's actions. I would never ride a bear shirtless while spearing fish for a photo op. Sometimes showing less is more.
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