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Putin’s Racists

The funniest article ever. I hooted with laughter:

How Putin’s Russia uses Soviet-era tricks to evoke racist white fears.

Putin made them racist. Sure enough. 

Jeez, people, this has gotten too Freudian even for me. 

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2 thoughts on “Putin’s Racists

  1. Just read Uri’s column and he wrote a good analysis of the Israeli Labor Party and its new leader:

    http://zope.gush-shalom.org/home/en/channels/avnery/1508514098

    His article also reminded me of you telling how Democrats seem not desirous of winning sometimes.

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  2. The Dark Avenger on said:

    Evoke doesn’t mean created from nothing.

    e·voke
    əˈvōk/Submit
    verb
    1.
    bring or recall to the conscious mind.
    “the sight of American asters evokes pleasant memories of childhood”
    synonyms: bring to mind, put one in mind of, conjure up, summon (up), invoke, elicit, induce, kindle, stimulate, stir up, awaken, arouse, call forth; More

    2.
    invoke (a spirit or deity).
    synonyms: bring to mind, put one in mind of, conjure up, summon (up), invoke, elicit, induce, kindle, stimulate, stir up, awaken, arouse, call forth; More

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