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Putin-Nazi Paranoia

CJ Hopkins

They’re out there. Trump-loving, Assad-apologist, Putin-Nazi sleeper agents, posing as regular normal Americans. They could be anyone. They could be your neighbors, the guys in the copy room, your Uber drivers, even some of your Twitter followers. They’re sitting there, right now, glued to their televisions, waiting for Jewish Nazi law clerks to perform a series of secret hand signs, blinks, hiccups, sneezes, coughs, and almost undetectable, low-frequency flatulence that will signal the launch of the “Attack on America.” It could come at any moment now.

Zina Bash is definitely one of them. Don’t let her Mexican-Jewish ancestry, or the fact that her grandparents were Holocaust survivors, fool you into thinking otherwise. She made that “OK” sign at the Kavanaugh hearings, which, all right, apparently wasn’t the cue for the millions of American Putin-Nazis to rip off their rubbery masks of normality and storm into the streets in their polo shirts singing Tomorrow Belongs to Me … but it was some kind of secret Nazi code.

Certainly, Alex Jones is one of them. Why else would patriotic global corporations like Apple, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube suddenly ban him from all their platforms after allowing him to spew his bile there for years? It’s probably only a matter of time until Google’s “algorithms” unperson him entirely (at which point I’ll receive instructions to delete any reference to him in this essay, or risk being further deranked myself. I will, of course, comply immediately, as no one despises Alex Jones more than I, even though, oddly, I’ve never watched him. Thank God for that, as who knows how my mind could have been permanently warped by whatever Nazi content he’s been forcing less fortunate Americans to consume!)

And then, God help us, there’s Jeremy Corbyn and his genocidal communist Nazi Death Cult! If he isn’t one of them, no one is. If you haven’t been following the British media, the story is, basically, that Jeremy Corbyn is a terrorist-loving, anti-Semitic, conspiracy theorizing, racist traitor to everything the British ruling classes stand for, and has transformed the UK Labour Party into a homicidal mob of Jew-hating brownshirts. Gangs of slavering Corbyn-Nazis are roving the lanes of Kensington and Knightsbridge accusing Jews of lacking irony and saying mean things about the State of Israel. British Jews have been advised to flee the country or to shelter in place until the tabloids, The Guardian, the ruling classes, and Tony Blair can hound this Hitlerian devil out of office, which, the way things are going, should be any day now.

Meanwhile, the British soldier on under the imminent threat of Putin-Nazi Novichok perfume assassin hit squads, which Putin could send at any moment directly from Moscow to Gatwick Airport to incompetently attempt to murder their targets by spraying the deadliest nerve agent in existence onto the doorknobs of their suburban homes and then stroll around getting filmed by every CCTV camera in Britain. As far as I know, the British tabloids haven’t yet published surveillance photos of Corbyn welcoming the Skripal assassins at Gatwick with a wreath, or a bottle of Stoli (and wearing his Russian-stooge hat, of course), but I won’t be terribly shocked when they do.

And the Putin-Nazis are not just on the march in the United States and Great Britain. They’re coming out of the woodwork in Europe! As I’m sure you’re aware, here in Germany, in a city called Chemnitz in the Free State of Saxony, which has never had any kind of Nazi problems (except for the fact that the entire region has been infested with neo-Nazis for decades and is generally known here as Neo-Nazi Central), thousands of just regular foreigner-hating “Volk” joined a few hundred neo-Nazis in marching around with German flags, barking xenophobic slogans, heiling Hitler, harassing assorted “non-German-looking” human beings, and various other forms of “protest.” Such unprecedented eruptions of Nazism occur on a regular basis in Saxony, albeit on a smaller scale, so it was rather awkward for the corporate media to link the events in Chemnitz to Trump, but nevertheless they managed to sneak a few references to his “emboldenment” in. The best they could do to tie in to Putin was to publish a lot of photos of skinheads hanging around that humongous statue of Marx in the center of Chemnitz’s central square, because, you know, Putin, Trump, Marx, Stalin, Assad, Saddam, Gaddafi … whoever, they’re all just different brands of Hitler!

Seriously, though, all comedy aside, I have to hand it to David Brock, or Jennifer Palmieri, or whoever it was that came up with the Putin-Nazi narrative. OK, granted, the Putin part hasn’t quite worked, except on die-hard Obama disciples, Hillary-worshippers, and other bull-goose loonies, but the Nazi stuff is going gangbusters … and not just with the liberal public (because that has always been an easy sell), but also with the more leftist left. It has taken a while, but we’ve arrived at the stage where even “hardcore anti-capitalist leftists” are dedicating most of their time and energy to calling Donald Trump a fascist, and likening him to Hitler, and so on, over and over, and over again, in increasingly exasperated tones. Why, in Marx’s name, these leftists want to know, won’t other leftists join the chorus of voices screaming, “TRUMP IS A FASCIST!” in all caps on a daily basis? How could these other leftists not see that this is not the time to attack the corporate media, the “intelligence community,” global corporations, or anyone other than DONALD TRUMP, who is LITERALLY ADOLF FUCKING HITLER?

Anthony DiMaggio’s recent essay in CounterPunch is a prime example of the effect the Putin-Nazi paranoia is having on leftists. According to DiMaggio, Donald Trump, by tweeting mean things about Attorney General Sessions and bombastically threatening The New York Times, is no longer just a normal fascist. He is now officially a “full-on fascist,” or a “real world fascist,” or a super duper fascist! DiMaggio doesn’t have any qualms about the deep state, or rather, the steady state, sabotaging an elected president (or at least pretending to be doing do so in print), because, well, you know, “the stakes are far higher” than mere democracy, what with Hitler in the White House. William Kristol would agree wholeheartedly.

But calling Trump a fascist again is just an overture for DiMaggio’s main theme, which is that it’s time to unite the left against the growing Putin-Nazi threat. See, the problem is not just the Putin-Nazis. It is also the fellow Putin-Nazi travellers, and the Assadists, and the Red-Brown infiltrators! Yes, you know who we are, do you not? Glenn Greenwald is our leader, naturally, but Caitlin Johnstone is second-in-command. We refer to her in our secret meetings as “Caity, Queen of the Putin-Nazis.” DiMaggio links to a helpful list of other traitorous Strasserist spies compiled by the crackpot Louis Proyect, folks like Norman Finkelstein, Mike Whitney, Diana Johnstone, Patrick Cockburn, Tom Engelhardt, and Michael Hudson, whose essays have been published in The Unz Review, which also publishes a lot of “alt-right,” racist, and anti-Semitic essays. (Full disclosure: Proyect contacted me, demanding to know how I can allow my work to appear on a Nazi website like Unz, but I ignored him, as I assumed he was just trolling me, again, but it appears he was fishing for incriminating comments for his groundbreaking piece of investigative journalism. In any event, I seem to have escaped inclusion on his Red-Brown blacklist. For the record, I’m with Norman Finkelstein. I don’t stop anyone from reposting my essays, no matter what I think of their other contributors. I wouldn’t even stop The New York Times from publishing my stuff, though, of course, they never would, and they publish actual mass murdering war criminals.)

Anyway, according to Anthony DiMaggio, “leftists who focus on the propagandistic nature of the corporate media, while shilling for the far right and failing to condemn right-wing fascism, provide comfort to the reactionary right’s efforts to suppress journalistic freedom.” Well, Jesus, I wouldn’t want to do anything like that. I hope DiMaggio will follow up with a breakdown of exactly how many times I need to call Donald Trump a fascist before I am allowed to criticize the propagandistic nature of the corporate media, or the global capitalist ruling classes, or any type of “full-on fascism” that doesn’t neatly fit into his simplistic category … like the type that seeks to impose a regime of anus-puckering ideological conformity on those it determines are members of its camp, and that gets off punishing deviations from its norms.

Look, the truth is, I don’t like Donald Trump. I haven’t liked him for about thirty years. I have no problem whatsoever with leftists like DiMaggio calling him names until they’re blue in the face if that makes them happy. What I do find problematic is the growing atmosphere of neo-McCarthyite paranoia which has been gradually spreading into leftist quarters, and the witch-hunting, and the Putin-Nazi-baiting, and the compiling and distributing of pseudo-blacklists, and the cheering on of global corporations as they ideologically sterilize the Internet. We get enough of that from the corporate media. So how about we lighten up on the paranoia, let the global capitalist ruling classes finish destroying Donald Trump, and maybe think about what the left has to offer as an alternative to the global-corporate, post-“fascist,” neo-feudal future. While it might not feel like it at the moment, it’s coming … we’ll be there before you know it.

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Tom

The Left have for many years been used to serve the agenda of the extremists running the show. They helped UKIP stop Labour being elected in 2015; they got Brexit over the line by falling for the idea the priority was to give the establishment a kicking over the country’s future in Europe; they allowed the military to keep up Bush’s war strategy under the disguise of a grinning stooge spouting meaningless platitudes in the form of Obama…The campaign against Trump is precisely because he is not the warmongering Hitler that the American military and bankers feel they need to keep plundering other nations. Whatever his rhetoric, the fact is there is nothing that Trump has actually done that is anything like as bad as what George W Bush and Obama did, neither of whom faced any suggestion of impeachment – indeed, their crimes were covered up by the American establishment and their client media.

DunGroanin
DunGroanin

Admin
What happened to my post last night ?
A statement appeared saying i was posting too fast and my comment will appear later…sunday pm now.

King Kong
King Kong

Well , you do wonder…
I was born in 1957, and I can not remmember Russophobia being at higher levels than it is now. Even during the cold war it never had the focus of the media as today. The 1968 invasion and the 1979 invasion , did never spark the levels of Russophobia, that we we see today.
On the other hand, then we had a independent press, nowadays we have a press globally controlled by 5-9 corporations, all controlled by the Fascist Apartheid Zionist State. The one that must not and cannot be criticized. I say F. them, Israel is a cancerous abscess on the globe.

rilme
rilme

“in Germany, in a city called Chemnitz in the Free State of Saxony, which has never had any kind of Nazi problems”

I bet you five dollars Chemnitz has had Ashkenazi problems.

louisproyect

Ashkenazi problems? Just the sort of thing I’ve heard on UNZ Review but the comment would be more straightforward: “Jew problems”.

flamingosarepink
flamingosarepink

Thank you CJ, amen to all of that. May your day be free of parasitic poseurs, fake left journalism and looney scribblers. Bravo!

Makropulos
Makropulos

Also nice to see that little weasel Louis Proyect getting called out. Unrepentant Marxist my arse!

Mulga Mumblebrain
Mulga Mumblebrain

Reading the loathsome Proyect induces ‘proyectile’ vomiting.

rilme
rilme

I’m just anti the whole Yect thing already.

Makropulos
Makropulos

Excellent article. You see – the trouble for our concerned liberal shock troops is that so many on the left – and indeed so many in general – are getting bored with throwing rotten fruit at the designated enemy on the showbiz stage. Folk are starting to take note of the script writers in the background.

Gary Weglarz
Gary Weglarz

I much appreciate CJ Hopkin’s work. Thanks for sharing it here. Writing effective political satire in an age when daily MSM news already “looks like” some bizarre combination of political satire meets theatre of the absurd is no small feat.

PS – Too bad a troll boy was given so much undeserved attention in the comments section. His posts are just another example of the standard techniques right out of the government’s own troll manual designed to derail intelligent online discussion:

“The 4 D’s: Deny, Disrupt, Degrade, Deceive”

Ironically, this troll manual material was published in an article by, who else, Glenn Greenwald at, you guessed it, The Intercept.

reduced sodium
reduced sodium

The level of vile, cretinous, right wing patriotic idiocy to support Bush over Iraq is too much to ignore. Greenwald is a rabid, right wing nut. Exactly like Edward Snowden funnily enough. Like Snowden he is too stupid to change his mind even if he doesn’t fancy torture.

“Greenwald has written that, in 2003, he trusted Bush about Iraq: “I accepted his judgment that American security would be enhanced by the invasion of this sovereign country.” That trust was soon lost. And by 2005, when Greenwald started his blog, he wrote as a critic of U.S. torture and rendition policies, and of legal theories defending them.

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/09/03/glenn-greenwald-the-bane-of-their-resistance

Notice how to put forward an argument rather than just spew insults at your opponent?

reduced sodium
reduced sodium

Snowden said an NYT reporter should be shot in the balls for leaking American secrets. He is an extreme right wing neoconservative and a 100% phony. Too stupid to change his mind. Ex special forces, his father also worked for the NSA.

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/06/exclusive-in-2009-ed-snowden-said-leakers-should-be-shot-then-he-became-one/3/

F***ThePowers
F***ThePowers

McAskill of the Daily Groan is ‘retiring’. Another rat from a sinking ship? pushed? Jumped?

“What has been the Guardian’s greatest moments during your time here?
Alan looks benign but he took on every part of the establishment and presided over a great run of stories: WikiLeaks, phone-hacking and Snowden. Since Kath took over, the stories have kept on coming: Milly Gentleman on immigration; Carole Cadwalladr on Cambridge Analytica; Juliette Garside and her team on the Panama and Paradise Papers; and Martin Chulov on Islamic State.

What have you been proudest of?
One of the best things about the Guardian is the morning conference. Unlike other news organisations, it is open to all staff, everyone free to speak. It is part post-mortem, part a look forward. Sometimes passionate. Occasionally heated. At its best, it throws up good story ideas. Over the last few weeks, knowing I was leaving, I have looked around at the faces, thinking ‘I am so glad I was part of this. I am glad I was one of you’. There has never been a day I was not proud to be part of the Guardian.”

So aside from Gentleman and Cadwalladr – which sort of counts as investigative – i am not convinced by Carols latest piece.

The Panama papers fell into their lap and have disappeared as a recurrant theme, why?

As for Chulov! Lol the Syria Campaign PR mouthpiece and shill. Oh boy Ewen!

“Never a day not proud” ah Ewen you disappoint me – Never??

‘No regrets’ McAskill, ah well go enjoy your pension. – “One of the reasons the Guardian gained popularity in the US was its opposition to the Iraq war. How did you come to write about that?”. – you lying, lying…

Mulga Mumblebrain
Mulga Mumblebrain

Chulov is MOSSAD, a creep who moves in and out of takfiri butcher controlled areas with ease.

mog

‘reduced sodium’ is a straw man for ‘………..’ [fill blank]

Antonyl
Antonyl

Can’t find that Time cover above: fake picture ?!

vexarb
vexarb

Antonyl, thanks for questioning; I swallowed it unquestionly as a genuine Time cover.

Admin

It was being distributed in Kiev a few years ago.

vexarb
vexarb

And thanks even more for that, Admin. So Time distributed an issue with a special moustache on the cover to make the Ukronazis feel at more home? Strange; I would have thought that line of AZC propaganda (Putin=Nazi) would have backfired there: “No! No, Putin cannot be a Nazi, because Putin is bad but Nazis are good”.

Moscow Exile

This one isn’t a fake:
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and the British Clown Prince has likened the President of Russia to
Hitler
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moscowexile
moscowexile
George Cornell
George Cornell

So Harvey Weinstein is a Bill Clinton confidante? What could they possibly have in common?

nwwoods

Since you mentioned it, it occurs to me that I find myself wondering if Harvey’s name ever appeared on any of Jeffry Epstein’s “Lolita Express” flight manifests.

reduced sodium
reduced sodium

Glenn Greenwald is the shilliest, little shill in Shilltown. He sold out to NSA connected, Ukraine revolution sponsor and ebay billionaire Pierre Omidyar for $250 million to set up a shill media organisation called ‘The Intercept’ .

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2013/oct/16/pierre-omidyar-ebay-glenn-greenwald

It doesn’t matter what he says to make himself look like a genuine activist, he isn’t.

“Edmonds further stated that Greenwald had confirmed Omidyar’s long-running partnership with the CIA and other government agencies on Twitter during a heated exchange between the two in 2013.

Omidyar is also well-connected to Snowden’s former employer Booz Allen Hamilton, a major government contractor known as the “world’s most profitable spy organization,” whose former executives include James Clapper, former Director of National Intelligence, and Michael McConnell, former Director of the NSA. Omidyar’s Ulupono Initiative, a venture capital fund that operates in his home state of Hawaii, cosponsors one of the Pentagon’s most important contractor expos, in which Booz Allen Hamilton – and the Department of Defense – have a major stake. In addition, a former Booz Allen Hamilton vice president, Kyle Datta, is General Partner of Omidyar’s Ulupono Initiative.

https://www.mintpressnews.com/fbi-whistleblower-on-pierre-omidyar-campaign-to-neuter-wikileaks/236414/

reduced sodium
reduced sodium

Jeremy Corbyn is a straw man for left wing politics. He comes from a very well off family, is a lifetime maverick who has opposed his party leadership on countless occasions and used his position as an MP to promote extreme causes like the IRA, Hezbollah, Hamas, the Sandinistas, Chavez and all the rest. He is absolutely the wrong man to be the leader of any political party. He’s exactly the kind of politician ordinary working class people despise.

I have no problem with him but he will never win an election no matter who cool you think he is. How was he elected leader ? I don’t know.

George Cornell
George Cornell

Maybe he got the most votes. And who decides who is electable? You? His political opponents?
And what makes you think you can speak for working class people? Are you saying you don’t like him?

Francis Lee
Francis Lee

”How was he (Corbyn) elected leader? I don’t know?”

You know, I think it might have something to do with the fact that more people voted for him than his opponents – twice.

That’s the way its usually works – except in EU referenda of course.

reduced sodium
reduced sodium

As was said of the 1983 Michael Foot manifesto ‘the longest suicide note in history’. Corbyn is simply Michael Foot II, 40 years too late .

mark
mark

Yep, that’s why they would never dream of wasting any time and energy and money running smear campaigns against him. Why bother, since he’s so unelectable.

JA139
JA139

The Michael Foot election was a ‘khaki’ election, won by Thatcher on the back of ‘our boys’ beating up the ‘Argies’ in the South Atlantic. Before the Falklands war, Thatcher’s poll ratings were terrible.

reynadine

How was he elected leader? By popular acclaim from members of the Labour Party. He is in fact an excellent campaigner and will likely win the next general election. and he doesnt come from ‘a very well-off’ family. Comfortable perhaps, but not well off. In fact he almost won the last general election despite hysterical opposition from the establishment including the BBC. Over all, your comments show little understanding of Corbyn, or of the disenchantment the electorate has with the present status quo.

Saltisgood
Saltisgood

You need some salt urgently – looks like your blood has thickened dangerously and is stopping your mind and senses function – quick before your brain shrivels… oh too late, you poor poor gibbering wreck, so so sad.

reduced sodium
reduced sodium

Corbyn is the best thing to happen to the Tories since they recruited the Duke of Wellington in 1806. A total disaster for Labour. How are you enjoying the anti semitism debate ? Does Jeremy hate the Jews ????

Dummy.

Makropulos
Makropulos

There is no “anti-Semitism debate”. Only an “anti-Semitism mantra” i.e. repeat repeat repeat the same noise until it sticks.

ILLUSIONS OF EMPIRE
ILLUSIONS OF EMPIRE

Victimization has become the essence of Israeli national identity, according to Idith Zertal, professor at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Israel has been transformed

“into an ahistorical and apolitical twilight zone, where Auschwitz is not a past event but a threatening present and a constant option. By means of Auschwitz—which has become over the years Israel’s main reference in its relations with a world defined repeatedly as anti-Semitic and forever hostile—Israel rendered itself immune to criticism, and impervious to a rational dialogue with the world around her.”[19]

Mulga Mumblebrain
Mulga Mumblebrain

Yes-the Zionazi stench of this lying vilifier grows ever stronger. Could it be Nick Cohen?

mark
mark

Sorry, but I can’t remember Corbyn, Hezbollah, Chavez etc. invading Iraq and slaughtering two million people. Must have missed that one. Must have been playing cricket or something.

Of course Corbyn could never win an election. Like Trump could never win an election and Brexit could never happen. It makes you wonder why the Daily Mail used its first 14 pages to slag him off. Or why the Deep State, spook organisations, MSM, the City and the rest put so much effort into smearing him as a Communist spy, an arch terrorist, with the Board of Deputies taking direct control to smear him as anti semitic. I don’t know why they bother – he’s obviously unelectable. You’d think our Great Leader May hadn’t won a landslide victory against him at the last election. Can’t understand it myself.

How was he elected leader? Something called democracy, apparently, whatever that is.

reduced sodium
reduced sodium

That’s what a straw man is. A person or argument designed to be easily attacked.

Dummy.

“Sorry, but I can’t remember Corbyn, Hezbollah, Chavez etc. invading Iraq and slaughtering two million people.”

That’s because they’re really cool, just like you. You wouldn’t kill 2 million people because you’re a good boy. A very good boy.

Corbyn lost to the worst Tory election campaign and leader. Ever.

For Labour to go from electing near Tories from Kinnock to Blair to Milliband then electing little Trotsky Corbyn is very strange indeed.

Mulga Mumblebrain
Mulga Mumblebrain

The stench of hasbara hatred is strong with this troll.

reduced sodium
reduced sodium

archie1954

You know if Hillary Clinton had been less of a Putin basher, I would have liked to vote for her. Too bad, but voting in potential warmongers is never a good idea. In that respect I wonder just how intelligent the current crop of Democratic Congressional members is.

reduced sodium
reduced sodium

Alex Jones is a straw man for alternative media.

He runs around making a complete idiot of himself while promoting guns and hating Muslims in his mega expensive TV studio on his mega expensive website (paid for by ?) He’s an establishment shill who doesn’t need social media.

Removing a nut like him justifies banning real activists. He appeared on BBC Newsnight behaving like a lunatic while Andrew Neil pulled faces to the camera. He’s a straw man.

mark
mark

Jones is controlled opposition, just like Goodman’s Soros-funded Real News at the other end of the spectrum.
He makes a good living for himself as a huckster for the Deep State.

PJ
PJ

Are you referring to Democracy Now? The Real News network has nothing to do with Soros or Amy Goodman.

tcarb

Thank you. This just about sums it all up so nicely – so comic and yet so tragic.

reduced sodium
reduced sodium

Donald Trump was a straw man for Hillary Clinton in 2016. Someone really easy to rip to pieces and beat in the election. That’s why the DNC promoted him.

“How the Hillary Clinton campaign deliberately “elevated” Donald Trump with its “pied piper” strategy

An email released by WikiLeaks shows how the Democratic Party purposefully “elevated” Trump to “leader of the pack”

http://www.salon.com/2016/11/09/the-hillary-clinton-campaign-intentionally-created-donald-trump-with-its-pied-piper-strategy/

Donald is a close friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton.

“Did Bill (Clinton) tell you that you should run?” I asked.

“He didn’t say one way or the other,” Trump replied, over a plate of meatballs.

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/06/magazine/when-hillary-and-donald-were-friends.html

“In 2012, Bill Clinton told Harvey Weinstein:

“You know, Donald Trump has been uncommonly nice to Hillary and me. We’re all New Yorkers. And I like him. And I love playing golf with him.”

http://www.salon.com/2012/06/04/bill_clinton_said_what/

Antonyl
Antonyl

Shallow fake history: that Wikileaks link does not at all show Trump as THE Clinton dummy opponent: https://wikileaks.org/podesta-emails/emailid/1120 (read the attachment).

reduced sodium
reduced sodium

This is the reality

“Elevating Trump

The New York Times estimates that two billion dollars worth of free media coverage was given to Trump. Half that would be astounding. The Trump campaign is a study in corporate welfare.

Well, disasters like the election of 2016 have an overabundance of causes. But the Democrats desire to elevate Trump was part of the potion. And the media followed direction with gusto

.
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/10/11/elevating-trump/

mark
mark

Maybe it was because the Deplorables didn’t want to vote for the most criminal, corrupt, dishonest candidate in US political history.

reduced sodium
reduced sodium

Which is true but not the point.