The Exploitative Nature of Russian Active Measures: Manufactured Crisis and Point/Counterpoint
I’d like to discuss a few of the specific narratives that Russian-influenced media venues are either sharing or engaging each other with, as points vs. counterpoints.
Referring to a previous article, the method the Russian government is using is NOT to merely influence either the political right or the political left. The method is to essentially take over the far right and far left and decimate what, um, Rand Paul refers to as the “mushy middle”. Remember his dad, Ron?
2) Exploit the problem
3) Change public opinion
4) Seize power
Problems? What “problems”?
3) Guns/School shootings
4) Islam/ISIS/Freedom of religion
17) Wall Street bankers are evil
18) Chris Christie, George W. Bush, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz are BAD
19) Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have a few things in common
B lack L ives M atter
B ureau of L and M anagement
I cannot stress enough how absolutely bonkers these guys are.
British Helsinki Human Rights Group
International Business Times
New World Order Opposition
Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity
The Daily Caller
The Daily Kos
Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research
Voice of America