Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Sergey Lavrov on BBC's Hardtalk. Although some of his remarks sound reasonable, and others are a disgrace, I just wanted to point out that he again is using the same old "Who benefits" argument:

He is even referring to it as "an old Roman criteria [sic]", as if the old age of this ancient saw is enough to transport it from the hypothetical realm into the domain of modern applied science.

(Obviously, Boris Johnson is countering with the same trite argument when he speaks of "the means, motive and record".)

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    A beautiful cartoon on the front page of The Week:

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    This is just as bad as a brief exchange with a belligerent guest on a regular news show: Six minutes! Six minutes, during which Rand Paul is…

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    The war on repetitions:

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