Putin’s slam dunk

vladimir-putinSeeing Putin slowly building a tenuous and highly suspect case to justify seizing half of Ukraine to protect Russian interests must be what it feels like for the whole rest of the world every time the U.S. starts one of its messaging blitzes to justify invading some place.

But he’s practically flying solo — with state media just following his improvised lead until they buy their own propaganda. He’s a one man messaging army!

Why couldn’t the sequester have reduced our Beltway Pundit Class by 10% across the board? Clearly we don’t need so many. Just one charismatic ex-spy with a flair for media spin would have done the trick.

Oh shoot, I just described George Tenet, didn’t I?