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Thu Apr 24, 2014, 02:26 PM Apr 2014

Will the American public buy the New Cold War with Russia? [View all]

Last summer, the American people prevented Washington from becoming more directly involved in the war in Syria.

Now Washington seems to think they can crank up a new Cold War with Russia over this business with Ukraine.

Are they American people going to buy it?

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1 (33%)
ONLY if Putin directly attacks Western Europe or does something equally stupid elsewhere
1 (33%)
ONLY if Putin directly attacks the United States
0 (0%)
NO we have access to too many sources of information for the war propaganda to work
0 (0%)
NO the American people have war fatigue and want our money spent on domestic concerns
0 (0%)
NO too many sources of info AND war fatigue
0 (0%)
1 (33%)
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I'm pretty sure almost no one in DC gives a shit what the American people want. Scuba Apr 2014 #1
they definitely don't, but public opinion does have the ability to bite them on the ass occasionally yurbud Apr 2014 #6
Plenty of DUers have ... 1000words Apr 2014 #2
there is a small, hardcore of "centrist Democrats" here who know how to make their numbers and yurbud Apr 2014 #13
They shouldn't - but you know they will. nt TBF Apr 2014 #3
Take out the trash often nadinbrzezinski Apr 2014 #4
Seems to be the one thing Repubs and Dems have in common right now is a hatred for Commies. dilby Apr 2014 #5
Is anything in Russia commie anymore? I thought they went straight to Somali capitalism yurbud Apr 2014 #7
There is no cold war frazzled Apr 2014 #8
Interesting this: "Global ideology" RobertEarl Apr 2014 #14
that was a month ago yurbud Apr 2014 #24
Other. MohRokTah Apr 2014 #9
So the American people stopped a war in Syria, but they are too stupid to JoePhilly Apr 2014 #10
Russia is not the Soviet Union, and this isn't a Cold War. NuclearDem Apr 2014 #11
Pretty much all republican voters RobertEarl Apr 2014 #12
Erect bogeyman, wave flag, give more money to the MIC to "protect" us. Tierra_y_Libertad Apr 2014 #15
How long will The World lend us the money to shake them down? Junkdrawer Apr 2014 #16
"Oh. And I won't be able to make the interest payments, either." Junkdrawer Apr 2014 #18
WTF? jazzimov Apr 2014 #17
I'm sorry, but after the Iraq Invasion - generations growing up know now that war Rex Apr 2014 #19
If you think that what is going on now is like the Cold War... icymist Apr 2014 #20
I'm old enough to remember the Cold War, and the black and white rhetoric yurbud Apr 2014 #22
Not *this* American people, WorseBeforeBetter Apr 2014 #21
If whoever has the Snowden docs has a bigger bombshell to drop, this would be a good time to do so yurbud Apr 2014 #23
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