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Putinism

Posted by Ron Coleman on December 23, 2007

Zenpundit writes at Chicago Boyz about Retro-Authoritarianism in Russia:

After periods of disorder, want or uncertainty there have always been many people who are all too willing to trade liberty for economic security.

Whenever authoritarianism has the added attraction of marshaling competence and cultural values behind its standard, democrats should beware.

I’ve been being ‘ware for a while now.

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2 Responses to “Putinism”

  1. […] national pride.  For Putin, it is all that and more, seeing as how his project is so essentially revanchiste, and the ongoing existence of Georgia both as an independent state and a putative American ally is […]

  2. […] national pride. For Putin, it is all that and more, seeing as how his project is so essentially revanchiste, and the ongoing existence of Georgia both as an independent state and a putative American ally is […]

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