For a while I have practiced this intellectual exercise, whenever I see an inane Russophobic comment I do a rereading of the comment by inserting the place of Russia, and Russians, Israel and Jews. So for instance, recent comment by Anthony Blinken:
“I think one lesson in recent history is that once Russians are in your house, it’s sometimes very difficult to get them to leave,”
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“I think one lesson in recent history is that once Jews are in your house, it’s sometimes very difficult to get them to leave,”
Does the second statement sound ignorant and hateful? That’s because Blinken’s statement was ignorant and hateful.
In another instance, I see Russophobic comments saying that Russia is surrounded by countries that hate it. This is somehow meant to show Russia to be hostile and criminal. But Russia was always surrounded by hostile enemies. Expansionist Westerners and opportunistic nomads in the East. Israel is also surrounded by countries that hate it, and East Europeans that live in Russophobic countries are the Arabs. How about some missile strike, wretches?
The Arabs are actually smarter than the East Europeans, at least the Jordanians, and the Egyptians are cool with Israel, and slowly but surely, East Europeans will hopefully be cool with Russia.