Support Russia Insider - Go Ad-Free!

Pentagon Besides Itself as Russia Weaponizes Defense Cuts (Comment of the Week)

This week we did an item where we simply noted the inconvenience the oil price crash is causing the Pentagon. The gist of the piece was: 

Well that's awkward. Just as Pentagon is relying more on supposed Russia threat to justify its stratospheric budget than ever before, the Russian Defense Ministry goes and announces they'll slash their own spending 5% in 2016.

What followed served as a reminder to us of what a sharp readership we have. Particularly these hilarious comments:

We admit it. These had us rolling on the floor laughing. Talk about weaponizing everything! We wish we had came up with them ourselves. Keep them coming guys, and Simon drop us a line! You may have a future as a headline writer for RI.

Support Russia Insider - Go Ad-Free!

Our commenting rules: You can say pretty much anything except the F word. If you are abusive, obscene, or a paid troll, we will ban you. Full statement from the Editor, Charles Bausman.