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DOUBLE STANDARD: Obama Defended Russia in South Africa Speech

The media may have left its heart in San Francisco, but it lost its mind in Helsinki.

The varied accusations of treason all hinge on Trump not being sufficiently critical of Russia. Meanwhile Obama had delivered a speech in South Africa which was widely praised for its supposed covert attacks on Trump. But here’s a part of the speech that the media chose not to emphasize because it would only reveal the double standard of Russiagate.

“Which is why, at the end of the 20th century, while some Western commentators were declaring the end of history and the inevitable triumph of liberal democracy and the virtues of the global supply chain, so many missed signs of a brewing backlash — a backlash that arrived in so many forms,” Obama says. Then he goes on to list various examples of the backlash to modernity.

They include Islamic terrorism… and Russia.

“Russia, already humiliated by its reduced influence since the collapse of the Soviet Union, feeling threatened by democratic movements along its borders, suddenly started reasserting authoritarian control and in some cases meddling with its neighbors,” Obama says.

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