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Russian Election Collusion Confirmed


By --September 21, 2017

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Proof of “Russian Collusion” in American elections generally ignored by the mainstream media up to the present day comes in the words of Vladimir Putin to RT Russia TV in 2012.

That’s when Putin said Obama was “an honest person who really wants to change much for the better.” (Reuters, Sept. 6, 2012)

Another prominent Russian was also on the public record for urging Americans to vote Obama back in the presidential race of 2012.

In an address to more than a thousand people, just days before the 2012 presidential election,  Mikhail Gorbachev urged a captive audience to vote Barack Hussein Obama:

“Less than a week before the U.S. election, former president of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev berated America and all but endorsed the sitting president and fellow Nobel Peace Prize winner at an event I attended in Houston. (Marta H. Mossburg, Baltimore Sun, Nov. 6, 2012)

“Speaking last Thursday from a podium built by oil money and introduced by a socialite teetering in a French shoemaker’s trademarked red-soled heels, he admonished those in the audience to scrap free enterprise for “sustainability.”

Mossburg was referring to Gorbachev’s Louis Vuitton signature shoes in full view as he was facing the audience.

“Taking a theme from Barack Obama’s campaign, Mr. Gorbachev said, “The goals of economic growth should not depend on super profits and overconsumption,” to vigorous applause at the Wortham Center as the banners of major oil company arts patrons benignly welcomed visitors in the grand foyer.

“The man renowned throughout the world for liberalizing the Soviet Union said we need to “reconsider the economic system” and adopt a model that “combines the free market with responsibility of government.”

 

“To soften the blow, he suggested the process be “gradual” and emphasized repeatedly that the main goal of government policies should be to change values and priorities for the benefit of society as a whole. (That is exactly what Mr. Obama did by forcing religious organizations to provide contraception in employee health care plans regardless of their beliefs — in the name of women’s rights.)

“Our Cold War enemy no longer exists in its past state, but clearly its former leader clings tightly to ideas whose relevance should have crumbled with the Berlin Wall.

“Worse, he wants to force them on others.

“As Mr. Gorbachev said, “We cannot just rely on patchwork solutions.” He wants common answers, applied uniformly throughout the globe.

“In the past, one would say this is total utopia,” he said, adding, “In an age of global interdependence … this is not utopia, it is something we need and can achieve.”

“Hopefully not,” Mossburg wrote.  “We are a country grounded in a rule of law, whose legitimacy derives from the governed, not the Green Cross International (Mr. Gorbachev’s environmental group) or other international organizations.

 

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“Besides, this is the man who said of those murdered by the Chinese government in 1989 in Tiananmen Square, “Three thousand … So what? … That is what strategy and tactics are all about.” (minutes from a Politburo meeting on Oct. 4, 1989).

“He did not hide his inner thug at the Houston event, either. He condemned a Russian expatriate for leaving her place of birth and suggested she return home — to widespread applause. He also warned the U.S. and other countries not to get involved in Syria, saying “Under no circumstances should there be military intervention. We should learn the lessons of Iraq. … Rather than weapons, we need diplomacy.”

“Mr. Gorbachev claimed he spoke only as a private citizen, but his remarks on Syria echo those of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has called Mr. Obama “an honest person who really wants to change much for the better.” I hope Americans kept that in mind when they headed to the polls.

“The Russian leader hasn’t always been a fan of Republicans. Following a series of comments made by Romney in 2012 that disparaged Putin’s leadership of Russia, Putin seemed to offer his support to the Democratic incumbent. Speaking to RT television, Putin suggested it would be hard to work with Romney if he won office, and added that Obama was “an honest person who really wants to change much for the better.”

“As for Mitt Romney, Mr. Gorbachev said he was “amazed” during the campaign to hear the Republican label Russia as America’s biggest enemy. He said he hoped Mr. Romney had “misspoke.”

 


“While he never explicitly endorsed President Obama, Mr. Gorbachev enthusiastically noted, “America is on the verge of great change” — an implicit compliment of the bigger government path Mr. Obama is carving for the U.S. His persistent condemnation of free enterprise as the route to prosperity could also be seen as a defacto denunciation of Mr. Romney and running mate Paul Ryan.

“The audience erupted in laughter and applause at many of his remarks, including, “America needs its own perestroika (government restructuring).”

“Since Russia has a history of brutalizing its own people and supporting terrorist states and frequently makes working as a journalist within its borders a death sentence, I am not sure why people clapped and laughed.

“But it should worry Americans that our elite would gleefully celebrate a man who wants to undermine what’s left of the country’s free-market system and ensure the U.S. can never be more than an “equal” among many. I’m talking about Mr. Gorbachev, not Mr. Obama. But sometimes during the talk it was hard to know how they were different.”

 

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That’s the sorry truth of the Russian conspiracy—still out there masquerading as ‘What Happened’.

With both Putin and Gorbachev rooting for Obama’s reelection in 2012, how can anyone take seriously that the Russians interfered with the 2016 presidential election—stealing it from Obama’s protégé Hillary Clinton.

The mainstream media muffed it.  It wasn’t the 2016 presidential election but the 2012 one in which the Russians interfered—with full Putin and Gorbachev support for the election of Barack Obama.

That’s ‘What Happened’, Hillary Clinton.

The MSM knows it, Democrat progressives know it, Robert Mueller and his soap opera probe knows it, and so does Barack Hussein Obama.

Clinton,  who certainly knows it too, merely lifted the Russian collusion story from 2012, tailored it for herself,  ran with it, and continues to live the big lie that the Russians were behind Donald Trump and not her.

That’s the sorry truth of the Russian conspiracy—still out there masquerading as ‘What Happened’.



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