Russia’s Ambassador to the U.N. has been dead for less than a day. This hasn’t stopped American journalists from suggesting that he was Donald Trump’s “recruiter”.
Yes, it’s already begun: Our beloved media is suggesting that Vitaly Churkin,
This is the very logical, level-headed “insinuation” put forth by Sarah Kendzior, who is an “expert on authoritarian states” and specializes in writing mediocre horror stories about racist Trump Nazis hiding under your bed:
Churkin had 30 years of firsthand knowledge of Trump; as the man who recruited Trump to the USSR, he was in a very unique position https://t.co/rq3NGbSGr9
— Sarah Kendzior (@sarahkendzior) 20 февраля 2017 г.
See? She’s very important because she has one of those blue check mark things next to her name.
If you are extremely confused and don’t understand what on earth you just read, Kendzior:
Yes, this is Churkin’s “30 years of firsthand knowledge of Trump”. In the interest of fairness, we will provide you with Kendzior’s “Twitter thread” which .
We understand that Twitter is not meant to represent the deepest and most profound of all thoughts. But this is really pushing the limits of decency. Even for Twitter.
We admit, however, that this was our first reaction to the news:
How many top Russian diplomats who are involved in brokering peace in Syria need to drop dead before we leave “coincidence” territory?
— Russia Insider (@RussiaInsider) 20 февраля 2017 г.
But we’re asking a question — and not an unreasonable one, when you factor in what happened to Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey — as opposed to suggesting that Churkin was Donald Trump’s Soviet handler.
Twitter speculation is probably always bad for your health. But Kendzior is really taking it to the next level here.
P.S. — In case you didn’t pick up on it — “top American journalist” …. Not exactly. We are being extremely facetious.
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