I wrote this as a Facebook post on 2nd October.
So you believe Vlad, the uniquely bad, is a warmonger and that Joe, Boris, Justin, Jacinda, Liz, Ursula, Keir and Volodimmer are righteous defenders of peace, truth, democracy justice and the European Way.
You believe that it’s a lie or that it’s right that the four million or so ethnic Russians in the Donbass have been being shelled by Ukrainian regime forces since they refused to recognise a government installed by a coup in 2014.
You believe that people who are seeing their children killed by the hundreds, have no right to call on Russia to support them when the Ukraine regime is being armed and trained by NATO.
You believe that coups are more democratic than referendums.
You refuse to see neo-Nazi flags and tattoos displayed by Ukrainian militias and see only yellow fields under blue skies, blonde hair and blue eyes.
You do not believe that Russia has reason for concern when the Ukranian government that has sworn to take back the Donbass and Crimea is increasingly armed and trained by NATO.
You believe that NATO which invaded Afghanistan and Iraq and bombed Libya into failed state where black people are sold as slaves is a defensive alliance.
You believe that the Russians bombed their own gas pipelines though it is the Americans who openly threatened to do this and had the greater motive and means to do this.
You believe your controlled and controlling media that dismisses and suppresses information and discussion as propaganda.
You believe that your political systems dominated by billionaire elites operate within systems of ethics based law and that they work for your wellbeing. You believe this even as you freeze and starve and the little that you have is taken from you.
So continue to wrap yourselves in Union Jacks and Stars and Stripes and cover your eyes with the blue and yellow bands they have given you. Find what I say ‘offensive’ or wake up. It may already be too late, but wake up, please wake up.