Russians were told over breakfast yesterday what really happened in Georgia: the conflict in South Ossetia was part of a plot by Dick Cheney, the Vice-President, to stop Barack Obama being elected president of the United States. (link)
And I plan to punch the next pundit who compares this to Hungary, 1968. A large dominant world power no one wants to go to war with, invading a small country, ostensibly to protect a ethnic minority of that world power, all the while trying to topple the government of that small country isn’t the modus operandi of the Hungary invasion.
This is Czechoslovakia: 1938.
Consider this your end of civilization Friday open thread.