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What’s Russia going to do with a pile of rubble? About as much as the puppy does with the slipper he chewed. Increasingly, Putin’s Tantrum is looking like one big distraction from Russia’s administrative failures. Showmanship, the typical response of failed leadership? Is showmanship a substitute for the deluge or the antecedent? Is that what is meant by “going down in a blaze of glory”?

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Why are Russians attacking civilians? Democracy = government by the people. When the people govern, they are attacked. Lucky are those who only find their voting rights in jeopardy. Ukraine seems to be proving that the demise of the Soviet Union was right.