“Today, Russia reminds the Left of the loss of their Soviet benefactor. Also, Russia’s abandonment of communism has automatically made it an enemy to the global left. Russia under Putin has reverted to its historical norms, in terms of governing. (This is not necessarily a good thing, because Russia was always a tough nut to crack for the Western powers — though it is still better than the communist system).”
I cut through the partisan miasma and actually perform a cost/benefit analysis of Putin’s proposed joint-Russian-U.S. cyber warfare unit.
Accusations of Russian hacking of the U.S. elections, claims of strange Trump ties with Putin, the recent resignation of National Security Adviser Mike Flynn, and the presence of a Russian spy ship off of the east coast all indicate that Vladimir Putin is waging a concerted attack on America. However, I believe that these may be unrelated. I believe that he’s just trolling America. Read on to find out how and why