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: How to Become a Political Puppet

 

:MOBILE, AL- AUGUST 21: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters after his rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on August 21, 2015, in Mobile, Alabama. The Trump campaign moved the rally to a larger stadium to accommodate demand. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images) Photo: Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images

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@oceanedge2 wrote:

@alferdpacker wrote:

 


@n566192l wrote:

CriticalThinking,

Great post. The cartoon was probably posted on the Internet by a Russian bot. These days who knows.


The Russians have successfully infiltrated the NRA - Maria Butina pled guilty to spying and her "convenient and useful' republican/conservative "boyfriend" has just been indicted for two felonies...

 

Are Russian trolls and bots supplying propaganda that some members of the political right in this country find plausible and believe?

 

Did their actions play a significant part in "boogering up the election" and electing "Putin's choice"?

 

Sure looks that way...

 

The question is - can conservative's and republican's allegations that they have not been influenced by Russian trolls and bots be proved?    

 

No proof so far....

They are not going to be able to find enough rocks to crawl under.

.....The statement of offence notes: “Further, Butina opined that the circumstances were favorable for building relations with a certain US political party (hereafter, ‘Political Party #1’). Butina predicted that the candidate nominated by Political Party #1 would likely win the upcoming US presidential election.”

.....The judge said: “I am satisfied that Maria Butina is fully competent and capable of making a decision today … I will accept the guilty plea and Maria Butina is judged guilty of this offence.”

.....No sentencing date has been set but a status hearing was scheduled for 12 February. Under her plea deal, Butina agreed to cooperate “completely and forthrightly” with US law enforcement about “any and all” matters deemed relevant.

 

.....Democratic congressman Ted Lieu tweeted: “The guilty plea of Russian operative Maria Butina today raises the questions of what did @NRA officials know and when did they know it? The plea also raises the issue of what GOP party members or electeds may have known.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/dec/13/russian-spy-maria-butina-pleads-guilty-conspiracy

 

Investigators Are Zeroing in on Top NRA Leaders’ Russia Ties—and Challenging the Gun Group’s Story

David Keene, Maria Butina, and then-NRA President James Porter at the 2014 NRA annual conference

https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/02/nra-russia-investigations-david-keene-pete-brownell/


Maria Butina had better request that she be sentenced to prison here in the US - her probability of staying alive if she's deported is very slight...

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@alferdpacker wrote:

 


@n566192l wrote:

CriticalThinking,

Great post. The cartoon was probably posted on the Internet by a Russian bot. These days who knows.


The Russians have successfully infiltrated the NRA - Maria Butina pled guilty to spying and her "convenient and useful' republican/conservative "boyfriend" has just been indicted for two felonies...

 

Are Russian trolls and bots supplying propaganda that some members of the political right in this country find plausible and believe?

 

Did their actions play a significant part in "boogering up the election" and electing "Putin's choice"?

 

Sure looks that way...

 

The question is - can conservative's and republican's allegations that they have not been influenced by Russian trolls and bots be proved?    

 

No proof so far....

They are not going to be able to find enough rocks to crawl under.

.....The statement of offence notes: “Further, Butina opined that the circumstances were favorable for building relations with a certain US political party (hereafter, ‘Political Party #1’). Butina predicted that the candidate nominated by Political Party #1 would likely win the upcoming US presidential election.”

.....The judge said: “I am satisfied that Maria Butina is fully competent and capable of making a decision today … I will accept the guilty plea and Maria Butina is judged guilty of this offence.”

.....No sentencing date has been set but a status hearing was scheduled for 12 February. Under her plea deal, Butina agreed to cooperate “completely and forthrightly” with US law enforcement about “any and all” matters deemed relevant.

 

.....Democratic congressman Ted Lieu tweeted: “The guilty plea of Russian operative Maria Butina today raises the questions of what did @NRA officials know and when did they know it? The plea also raises the issue of what GOP party members or electeds may have known.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/dec/13/russian-spy-maria-butina-pleads-guilty-conspiracy

 

Investigators Are Zeroing in on Top NRA Leaders’ Russia Ties—and Challenging the Gun Group’s Story

David Keene, Maria Butina, and then-NRA President James Porter at the 2014 NRA annual conference

https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/02/nra-russia-investigations-david-keene-pete-brownell/

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@n566192l wrote:

CriticalThinking,

Great post. The cartoon was probably posted on the Internet by a Russian bot. These days who knows.


The Russians have successfully infiltrated the NRA - Maria Butina pled guilty to spying and her "convenient and useful' republican/conservative "boyfriend" has just been indicted for two felonies...

 

Are Russian trolls and bots supplying propaganda that some members of the political right in this country find plausible and believe?

 

Did their actions play a significant part in "boogering up the election" and electing "Putin's choice"?

 

Sure looks that way...

 

The question is - can conservative's and republican's allegations that they have not been influenced by Russian trolls and bots be proved?    

 

No proof so far....

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CriticalThinking,

Great post. The cartoon was probably posted on the Internet by a Russian bot. These days who knows.

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Believe me, I have zero interest in speaking for or thinking anything like Soosie. But let me repeat, Republican members of the House and Senate for the past 2 years are the biggest political puppets ever seen in America. They are all terrified of disagreeing with their Supreme Leader in the White House. I've never seen anything like this in my lifetime. 

 

They are all moving in lockstep with Trump, just like members of Hitler's regime and his storm troopers.


That's true - he/she/it prefers to speak for rk.

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That cartoon showed some of Nancy Pelosi's Puppets.

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I believe you are confusing an organized group of strong, and politically powerful women staging a protest with the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders. 

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Image result for animations of republican puppets

And Putin is not a ventriloquist.   Or is he?

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so very true!! But, as we get closer and closer to 2020 when MANY Trumpists are up for re election we will see if they stick to Trump like teflon, or once the *hit hits the fan with all of his investigations, Southern Dist. of N.Y. and Mueller, they find sudden intelligence, or a spine or both and peel away. Stay tuned!
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