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The US Warfare State needs an enemy to keep the people in line and the government money flowing.  Russia is convenient as the propagandists can riff off of Emotive-Cognitive structures in the average American's head placed during the 44 Year Hate of the Cold War.  

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Sat Dec 2nd, 2017 at 05:43:42 PM EST
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