Support Russia Insider - Go Ad-Free!

A Tragic Day For Russia Haters Everywhere

The international consensus (excluding Garry Kasparov) seems to be that Putin is no longer the most evil human/thing on earth. Anne Applebaum is on suicide watch.

This post first appeared on Russia Insider

We noticed a terrifying glitch in the Matrix as we attempted to navigate the stormy seas of dumb tweets and manic blogosphere screamfests yesterday evening.

Far too many respectable people with internet connections have lost interest in hating Vladimir Putin 24/7.


Is this real life? Someone please pinch us.

Dear friends: this is how democracy ends


What on earth has happened? Only a few short years ago, Obama was comparing Putin to a hemorrhagic fever that causes traumatic diarrhea, usually followed by death.

Now Russia isn't even a Top 2 threat to American livelihood?

We miss the days when America's growing epidemic of diabetes and self-inflicted gunshot wounds was blamed on the real culprit: Vladimir Adolf Hitlervich Putin.

You think this is some kind of sick joke? You think the NY Daily News is just pulling your leg? Think again: The president of Finland just gave an interview where he stated very clearly that Putin wasn't the greatest threat to European security:

This is truly a tragic day for concerned citizens all over the world.

And now that Putin is only slightly less dangerous that ISIS, his crimes will forever go unpunished:

Support Russia Insider - Go Ad-Free!

This post first appeared on Russia Insider

Anyone is free to republish, copy, and redistribute the text in this content (but not the images or videos) in any medium or format, with the right to remix, transform, and build upon it, even commercially, as long as they provide a backlink and credit to Russia Insider. It is not necessary to notify Russia Insider. Licensed Creative Commons

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.