It is a necessary requirement of the modern nation/state to always have an existential enemy.
One of the easiest and most effective ways to herd the masses is to scare them.
This is why the modern nation state–regardless of system of government, economic system or worldview–ALWAYS has an enemy who threatens the existence of the nation.
Russia’s population is being weaponized – It is the Corporate Media’s job to ensure Russia looks as big and militarily awesome as possible.
This is not an easy task as the USA spends more money on its military than Russia, China and the next five biggest military spenders COMBINED. (And this is just the budget which is known. The Black Budget is huge and unknowable.)
But it is also the media’s job to make sure that Russia is not portrayed so badly that Americans will not cooperate with them, as the RussiansThis post was originally published on this site