Several weeks ago, Palmer Report discussed how Donald J. Trump and Vladimir Putin were starting to panic, knowing that a swarm of legal “Tarantula Hawks” were headed their way. Since then, Putin has felt the sting of hundreds of Russian diplomats being expelled from more than twenty countries worldwide and has been implicated in putting a hit out on Christopher Steele who sounded the alarm at the potentially treasonous connections between Donald J. Trump and Russia in the 2016 presidential election. If the accusations are substantiated, they will only bring Putin more pain.
Since December 1999, after Russian president Boris Yeltsin dismissed his prime minister and promoted former KGB officer Vladimir Putin in his place, Putin and his trusty sidekick Dmitry Medvedev have taken turns trying to make Russia great again through fake elections and by feeding off the emotions of the Russian people by playing “good cop, bad cop.”
While in power, Vladimir Putin and his trusty sidekick have done an award winning job. Far from winning the Nobel Peace Prize, Vladimir Putin was named “2014 Person of the Year” by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). An award given annually to the person who does the most to enable and promote organized criminal activity.”
Vladimir’s award only serves as a beacon for birds of a feather like Donald J. Trump, who as President of the United States, has been wondering aloud over and over again why the United States can’t be friends with Russia and share cyber security efforts. In November of 2017, when pressed for a response from Trump about Vladimir Putin’s role in rigging the 2016 election in favor of Trump, “President Trump” responded by saying “This artificial Democratic hit job gets in the way and that’s a shame because people will die because of it.” Each day Donald J. Trump is unable to lift sanctions against Russia, Trump knows that Putin is a homicidal maniac feeling the excruciating sting of losing billions by having bet on him.