[ExI] war is peace
stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 13:15:28 UTC 2010
2010/2/1 Frank McElligott <Frankmac at ripco.com>
> The Yukos scam was "legal nihilism" par excellence, but most Russians have
> a completely different version of the event. The Kremlin's 180-degree PR
> spin on the Yukos nationalization should be a case study for any nation
> aspiring to create a Ministry of Truth. As Putin explained in his December
> call-in show, the Yukos affair was not government expropriation at all, but
> a way to give money that Yukos "stole from the people" back to the people by
> helping them buy new homes and repair old ones. Putin, it turns out, is also
> Russia's Robin Hood. War is peace. Ignorance is strength.
I am really confused. Do you maintain that they were wrong to change their
views? Or that they should have left Yukos in the hands it had fallen in?
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