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At Least They're Honest

At Least They're Honest

So.  Over in Russia since the collapse of the U.S.S.R., it has been called many things, 'wild west' is one that comes to mind.  Apparently they are up front and honest about their character there.  And still run for office.

I mean, it is said that the Russians bribe and crime out in the open while we Americans try to pretend we don't do all those bad things.  When we do it in spades.  I mean, our politicians could just come clean there and go on about her business any way they chose.

  • "Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, who was freed in a prisoner swap with US basketball player Brittney Griner, plans to run as a far-right candidate for the Liberal Democratic Party in Russia's upcoming election.
  • Despite serving a 25-year sentence in the US for conspiracy to kill US citizens and officials, Bout has gained celebrity status in Russia and praised President Putin since his exchange with Griner.
  • The Liberal Democratic Party in Russia, despite its name, holds extreme far-right and nationalist views and has previously housed individuals wanted for crimes such as murder."

Arms smuggler Viktor Bout to run for far-right party in Russian local elections

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