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Mon Mar 17, 2014, 04:02 PM

30. Whenever faced with an inconvenient question ...

I notice that Greenwald's tendency is to pull the "Look, over there!" response, asking back a totally unrelated and often irrelevant question to deflect attention from the inconvenient subject at hand. And of course, then, never answering what he was asked. It's worse: he demands that the interlocutor answer HIS questions first, before he'll answer theirs. Then, when they do, he still refuses to answer. BUSTED!

In fact, it's a ploy I notice here a lot. When posed with the question of whether Putin's invasion of Crimea was justified, some of the diehards are quick to respond with questions about some prior, random untoward US action. And even when they receive responses, they still won't answer whether Putin acted correctly.

Let's be frank: this is CHILDISH. It's like when Mom catches you with your hand in the cookie jar and your defense is, "Yeah, well Tommy pooped in his pants!"

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