A lie told a thousand times becomes the truth. In reading countless articles from the Atlantic Council press outlets, we take for granted that modern Russia is a right-wing regime controlled by an authoritarian personality bent on total domination.
“What do we SCF writers have in common? Well, Dear Reader, look around you. Certainly we question The Truth,” Patrick Armstrong writes.
The writers at AP and NYT believe beyond a doubt that all Russian media is controlled by the state. They cannot believe that Russians want to have a diverse and free media and have their say in global affairs.
As certain nations undergo political and economic disruption from the pandemic, there is a tendency to find a scapegoat to “explain” the crisis.