(Source: yahooentertainment, via merlin)
But politicians and diplomats, accustomed to speaking in bureaucratese, also need to get creative. A few days ago, the US State Department put out a statement entitled “President Putin’s Fiction: 10 False Claims about Ukraine.” Hours later, the Russian foreign ministry fulminated against the list, calling it “shocking, not as much for its primitive distortion of reality as its cynicism and overt ‘double standards’…” In other words, the statement hit its mark. I hope there is more to come.
Russia’s information warriors are on the march - we must respond - Telegraph
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