The Russian authorities are not the worst on the planet. The American authorities are not perfect. War between them would be terrible. It does not follow from that that the Russian authorities are not tending strongly toward authoritarianism and statism. But not according to Justin Raimondo, whose latest craven apology for Vladimir Putin should turn even the strongest of stomachs: ” To Russia, With Hate.”
That from the man who wrote, “The myth that Russia is sliding back into authoritarian â?? or even totalitarian â?? rule is not only ridiculously overstated: it is downright pernicious.â? But what would one expect from someone who got caught flagrantly lying about an obviously fake memo?