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SirMixALot  Sep 16, 2015 • 2:42:17pm

I don’t understand how Corbyn can describe himself as anti-imperialist and support Russia invading and annexing parts of the Ukraine? The mental gymnastics its takes to do something like that is astounding. He has to go along with viewing the U.S. and the EU as fascists in order to make what Russia did seem reasonable, while ignoring the Russian government actually becoming fascist itself and the country becoming increasingly full of Right Wing fanatics who want to bring back the glory of the Soviet Union. The Russian Right Wing, make the American Right Wingers seem almost reasonable.

I also don’t understand how Corbyn can sit back and support the worst abuses of totalitarianism in all its forms? Since when is being critical of the U.S. and West in general mean you can compartmentalize your thinking and give other nations a pass?

Since when does being a good lefty mean siding with groups and nations who do not share liberal democratic values? I feel Corbyn is stuck living in the Cold War Era. His thinking is so black and white when it comes too foreign policy.

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Paul Canning  Sep 16, 2015 • 4:26:15pm

re: #1 SirMixALot

Yep! You have these people in the US as well. Google ‘stephen Cohen’ for example. Then there’s the ‘realpolitix’ crowd, headed by Henry Kissinger …

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MFinn3333  Sep 17, 2015 • 11:32:35am

re: #2 Paul Canning

Well, to be fair, Cohen isn’t in charge of the Democratic/Republican Party.

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Dark_Falcon  Sep 18, 2015 • 8:10:16pm

re: #1 SirMixALot

The short answer is that Corbyn is someone whose instinctive response to a foreign crisis is to “blame America first.” He simply hates the United States with a passion.


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