Does anyone else see a faint parallel between the actions of Putin and Obama??
This breaking news alert came in this morning —
Russian President Vladimir Putin says there has been an anti-constitutional coup in Ukraine and that ousted President Viktor Yanukovych is the country’s only legitimate leader. He says Russia reserves the right to use all means to protect Russians in Ukraine.
More on this story http://fxn.ws/1pZawoh
Think back about how the Obama administration, other Democratic politicians and the media have talked about the Tea Party, Republican and Conservatives who have PEACEFULLY protested actions of this administration.
Does the term Astroturf ring a bell?
How about calling “patriots” – terrorists?
There are many many more examples – but this parallel just seemed interesting to me this morning.
Another Example —
Do either of these comments remind you of something one of us may say about Obama —- I added the bold purple to highlight the parts that jumped off the page at me…
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, speaking in Kiev, said Russia had made up reasons to intervene in Ukraine, saying “not a single piece of credible evidence supports any one of these (Russian) claims.” He added that “Russia has been working hard to create a pretext to invade further” in Ukraine.