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user-inactivated  ·  2623 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: O’Reilly told Trump that Putin is a killer. Trump’s reply: ‘You think our country is so innocent?’

You know, I've been sitting and thinking here, and I really can't help but think you're very much in the wrong. Putin has a history of doing fucked up shit to consolidate and maintain power for him. America has a history of doing fucked up shit to consolidate and maintain power for America. They're different, but the same. Both are immoral. Both are selfish. Both create victims and enemies. Both of them create road maps for other people/organizations to try the same.

Tell me how they're different. Tell me how we have the high ground. Tell me how what we're doing isn't dangerous and wrong. Defend PRISM if you can. Defend extra judicial killings and puppet governments and propoganda.

I'm a complacent citizen in a first world country and my comfort and safety comes at the cost of the suffering of others and I am not okay with that. So tell it to me. Counter my idealism with your real world cynicism and make it a good, hard sell, cause quite frankly, I don't have much interest in buying anything here.