Skip to comments.10 Reasons Why Vladimir Putin Supports George W. Bush
Posted on 11/03/2004 5:00:22 PM PST by A. Pole
Russias president Vladimir Putin had made several statements over the last six months, voicing his strong and unequivocal support for George W. Bushs reelection bid. First, during his American visit last summer, Putin said that the Democrats had no moral right to criticize the incumbent for the Iraq invasion, after what they did to Serbia in 1999.
Later in Astana Putin said that the Iraq invasion was indeed justified, because Saddam was planning terror attacks against U.S. targets, according to Russian intelligence. Finally, in October Putin said that Kerrys candidacy was supported by international terrorists, waging a war on the United States.
Political pundits on both sides of the Atlantic tend to explain Putins sympathies by a common belief, that the Democrats, should they win this election, will inevitably get involved in Russias internal affairs, as their record suggests. The Democrats were expected to care about YUKOS, Chechnya, human rights and Russian press freedom all issues that George W. Bush never showed any serious concern for, as long as Russia didnt interfere in his military campaigns overseas.
Without trying to disprove these expectations or discuss their utterly theoretical value, one can find at least ten other reasons that place Vladimir Putin among George W. Bushs supporters, based on demographic data, as reflected in last nights exit polls.
First, Mr. Putin is a white male, which makes him a Bush voter with a probability of 61 percent.
Second, the Putin familys financial situation clearly improved over the last four years. 79 percent of voters who share this view regarding their own families vote for Bush.
Third, Putins annual income clearly exceeds $50,000, and 55 percent of people in this income group are supporting Bush.
Fourth, neither Putin nor his wife, his pet dog or his daughters belong to any sort of union, which makes Putins household likely to support Bush in 55 percent of cases.
Fifth, Putin is employed full-time, and Bush enjoys the support of 52 percent of full time workers.
Sixth, Putin is neither liberal, nor moderate. His reverence to both Soviet and Orthodox Christianity legacies makes him a clear conservative, and 83 percent of all American conservatives vote Bush.
Seventh, Putin is married with children, and 56 percent of voters in this bracket vote Bush.
Eighth, Putin is the acting head of the entire Russian military, and 57 percent of uniformed voters and vets support Bush.
Ninth, Putin isnt gay, nor is he a lesbian or a bisexual. Which means a 52 percent probability of voting for Dubya.
Finally, weve seen and heard Putin preoccupied with the terror problem lately, and 86 percent of those that see terrorism as the most important issue supported George W. Bush in his reelection bid Tuesday.
And if more than 60 pecent of the Russian population, as surveyed in both online and offline polls supported John F. Kerry, this simply means that they dont fall into the same income and age group with their president.
Read about at AC Russia Invades Israel
I read. Hope Putin learns from the mistakes made by US government in protecting 'business'.
First of all, it probably indicates a rapidly waning influence of the U.S. on World Politics and on the U.N., by this time. The reason America is getting less and less popular, may be a reflection of the fact that most Americans when they see him, will recognise the AC for who he is. As a result the U.S. will most likely resist his Worldwide influence, just like Israel of old resisted the take-over by the King of Babylon, which was also ordained by God for their sins! America's response to the rise of the AC and the coming Crash of its Dollar Empire, may very well be a rise and maybe even an eventual takeover by the US Reactionary Right, which is already noticeable now! America will manoeuver itself into isolation and disgrace and eventual hate from the rest of the world! Especially the ire and eventual hate of the Ten Horns, who will join forces with the AC and finally burn America the Whore with fire!
Secondly, just as Serbia got away with "ethnic genocide" for a long time, but finally paid for its sins with the joint NATO airstrikes against it, so ISRAEL will finally have to pay the fiddler as well, as the Bible says that all and everything WILL eventually reap what it sowed! So here most of world opinion finally turns against Israel, except of course the US and its allies, as Israel is virtually PART of the USA!
where did that come from?
See post #42
All the more reason to turn Iraq into a veritable brick wall. Even better to take Syria and further beef up this wall. Invaders from the North and East must be made to feel serious pain.
It is a well known fact that the KGB infiltrated and coopted the Orthodox Church in Russia. Today, the Russian Orthodox Church is a mix of real Christians and those who pose as Christians in order to steer the Church in a prescribed geopolitical direction. So when Putin says he respects both the Church and USSR, we can understand that by "Church" he means the infiltrated, bastardized parts of it.
And how exactly will the Orthodox church help in this "prescribed geopolitical direction"?
By using a lot of incense, I suppose.
I did not allude to the entire Orthodox Church. Read again more sloooooooowly.
"Like Josef Stalin - and Kennedy - the cult of personality."
Umm, Kennedy was a Democrat.
First of all, it's the government's responsibility to prevent these things from happening. And Moskow's official position was that no military hardware was being supplied to Iraq. As such the burden of proof is on Putin to show that he's blameless - that he did everything reasonably within his powers to put a stop to it. The evidence of that is wanting, unless someone can point to any reports of prosecutions of those companies and their officials for their activities. Their response to our inquiries was to deny that any such thing was happening, and to not-so-subtly accuse us of setting up a "humanitarian catastrophe" in Iraq.
It shoud be further remembered that the Russian government, right along with the French, was heavily involved in back-door oil contracts with the Iraqi regime.
Oh, not the whole Russian Orthodox Church was co-opted by the Commies - so how exactly will the partial co-option of the ROC help Russia's pull off "prescribed geopolitical direction"? You would think such a plan would work better with whole Church working for this secret Russian plan.
That's a good one. Congrats!
Thank you. I have been trying to enlighten these people into understanding their buying into the liberal Russian propaganda, but they are having a hard time.