The Grating Over The Memory Hole: The Toppling of Viktor Yanukovich

I am leading of on my new blog with this post. Brilliant stuff!

The Kremlin Stooge

Uncle Volodya says, "When one with honeyed words but evil mind persuades the mob, great woes befall the state. " Uncle Volodya says, “When one with honeyed words but evil mind persuades the mob, great woes befall the state. ”

Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.  The redirection of Ukraine is not going at all well; in fact, it probably now occurs to the architects of the bring-Ukraine-into-the-western-fold-and-snatch-it-from-Putin plan that it could hardly have gone worse. The country is stony broke and groaning under a mountain of debt, the government is broadly perceived as illegitimate and self-appointed despite the west’s loud shouting that it was established in the finest traditions of democratic struggle, an early and blindingly stupid decision to pander to the west-Ukraine base by altering the status of languages in Ukraine aroused fury across the Southeast, and so incensed the mostly-Russian Crimea that it threw down its hat on the floor and slammed out of the building forever; gonzo, off to…

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