liminalOyster wrote:Is there already a thread devoted to agnostic and/or slightly more woo synchronistic speculation about all this? I have no clue what is going on and am the first to admit it. If I'm missing the obvious big picture view, I'm really curious to hear more about it.
The data dumps are a fantastic resource but the only thread that I am aware of which is somewhat meta is still allied with the opinion that more or less the entirety of Russian involvement in our current miasma is a useful fiction.
I don't know if you are speaking of/familar with this thread started in July 2016, which was the origin of the "great divide" in RI opinion on Russian Conspiracy in US?
As you can tell from the thread title some people on boarded with a certain bias.Worst conspiracy theory ever.viewtopic.php?f=8&t=39903
The wrinkle with anything shortly before that Mason-Dixon line of a thread is that (pre-Trump reign) in threads it is just assumed Russia is a meddlin, hackin, false-flaggin and a wackin, like any other zero sum super power and so there is no real mewling obstructionism to discussing or laying that out. So most threads before that discussing Russia or Putin are much more agnostic, or more seasoned and reasoned about not demonizing Russia/Putin but not seeing it through rose colored glasses either. But to bring any of that activity from the last 30 years up now
, strangely, magically, gets associated with the McCarthy era in the 1950's, 60 years ago. Or raises the specter of being in league with Hillary of the Thrill, Kill, Cult a.k.a. Dr. Strangelove.
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