Average Americans don’t fret over the Chinese — Russian “axis of convenience.” Nor do they pound the drum of US hegemony.

I know. Average Americans didn’t fret about the petrodollar either, but they were still propagandized into supporting the invasion of Iraq. In exactly the same way, you’ve been propagandized into cheerleading for a new cold war.

Like Ryan, Mate is a “Russiagate” denier who amplifies Putin’s “give them a pill” ad nauseam.

If this were early 2003 you’d be calling him a WMD denier. You can’t be a “denier” of something for which there is no evidence. That’s called being a critical thinker.

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