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    RT are doing a masterful job at exposing the Western media, and their governments. The Guardian, who likes to tout themselves as being anti-war and progressive at time to time, delete vast amounts of comments that disagree with their views.

    This propaganda is ridiculous. Feeding cats, rescuing women and children (where's the men?)

    There's a lot of footage out there exposing these White helmets in Syria and expect plenty more to come. Don't expect to see it on the BBC or CNN though.
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    (Original post by Exposé)
    RT are doing a masterful job at exposing the Western media, and their governments
    Oh dear. The Assad government puts together a video of a few men in hi-vis vests and white helmets, carrying ISIS flags and firing AK-47s into the air, and you lap it right up as evidence that the West is part of some conspiracy :lol: So simple-minded.

    I suppose you'll believe anything that appears to confirm your deluded, conspiracy-obsessed, Putin-worshipping, Trumpite, Alex Jones-inspired worldview. It's not a coincidence that the sort of people who believe this are always uneducated and embittered people totally lacking in accomplishments. I never met, for example, a barrister or physicist who believes this crap.

    What is remarkably funny is that RT is openly the foreign propaganda network of the Russian government, and yet you fools manage to convince yourselves that it is telling you the "truth", that somehow is it "exposing the conspiracy" and the "globalists".

    This is the unfortunate nexus between hardcore communists, far-right nitwits and conspiracy nutjobs that has come together in hatred of the West and love for Putin. Pathetic. Just pathetic. You genuinely don't realise how deluded you are.
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    (Original post by AlexanderHam)
    Oh dear. The Assad government puts together a video of a few men in hi-vis vests and white helmets, carrying ISIS flags and firing AK-47s into the air, and you lap it right up as evidence that the West is part of some conspiracy :lol: So simple-minded.

    I suppose you'll believe anything that appears to confirm your deluded, conspiracy-obsessed, Putin-worshipping, Trumpite, Alex Jones-inspired worldview. It's not a coincidence that the sort of people who believe this are always uneducated and embittered people totally lacking in accomplishments. I never met, for example, a barrister or physicist who believes this crap.

    What is remarkably funny is that RT is openly the foreign propaganda network of the Russian government, and yet you fools manage to convince yourselves that it is telling you the "truth", that somehow is it "exposing the conspiracy" and the "globalists".

    This is the unfortunate nexus between hardcore communists, far-right nitwits and conspiracy nutjobs that has come together in hatred of the West and love for Putin. Pathetic. Just pathetic. You genuinely don't realise how deluded you are.
    You don't like it when somebody has a different view to you, clearly?!?
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    Just because the British media is perpetuating propaganda BS, doesn't mean that Russian media isn't also perpetuating propaganda BS. That aside, I don't believe the British people care very much about Syria (let alone Iraq) enough, even though the behaviour in those countries have lead to instability in the middle east and the refugee crisis which played a role in the Brexit referendum.
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    (Original post by john2054)
    You don't like it when somebody has a different view to you, clearly?!?
    It's not about having a different view; I'm very tolerant about people having different political views to mine. A large proportion of my friends are conservatives while I am a socialist.

    This has nothing to do with that; this is about having views that are demonstrably false, demonstrably bigoted, demonstrably corrosive to democracy and which are fundamentally inclined towards to authoritarianism. I have no obligation to treat crackpot conspiracy theorists with respect; their views are ridiculous and not only deserve to be ridiculed but demand to be ridiculed.

    If you spread lunatic conspiracy theories, if you promote that fascist kleptomaniac Putin, if you disseminate paranoid speculations that tend to break down the bonds of civil society and undermine trust between citizens (and speculations that not only have no basis in fact but which can be disproved in about three seconds), then you deserve to be mocked, scorned and treated with contempt.

    If someone wants to circulate this crap then that is their business. But they can't whine when they are called out on it.
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    Britain has more than one government?
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    (Original post by john2054)
    You don't like it when somebody has a different view to you, clearly?!?
    When that view is a brick wall and they're banging their head against it, it's only right that's it's pointed out.
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    The white helmets operate in rebel held areas and it's a big organisation, of course it's going to have a few individuals in them who are or used to be rebel fighters. That doesn't mean they're "linked" to any particular group, and it doesn't make the work they do any less important.

    And you simply cannot criticise the western mainstream media for being "unreliable" or "propaganda" and then cite an RT article or report as though it is objective fact. Russia intervened in Syria on Assad's side, so bear in mind that they have a clear motive in smearing organisations like the white helmets.
 
 
 
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