Conservatives have had a very hard time getting over President Trump’s much-repeated response to Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly’s calling Russian president Vladimir Putin “a killer”. Replied Trump: …
…Since the end of World War 2, the United States has:
+ Attempted to overthrow more than 50 foreign governments, most of which were democratically-elected.
+ Dropped bombs on the people of more than 30 countries.
+ Attempted to assassinate more than 50 foreign leaders.
+ Attempted to suppress a populist or nationalist movement in 20 countries.
+ Grossly interfered in democratic elections in at least 30 countries.
+ Though not as easy to quantify, has also led the world in torture; not only the torture performed directly by Americans upon foreigners, but providing torture equipment, torture manuals, lists of people to be tortured, and in-person guidance by American instructors.
Where does the United States get the nerve to moralize about Russia? Same place they get the nerve to label Putin a “killer” … a “butcher” … a “thug”. It would be difficult to name a world-renowned killer, butcher, or thug – not to mention dictator, mass murderer, or torturer – of the past 75 years who was not a close ally of Washington…