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Meet The PR Firm That Helped Vladimir Putin Troll The Entire Country

By Brett LoGiurato | Business Insider – Thu, Sep 12, 2013 2:18 PM EDT

The New York Times op-ed that has much of the country — including Washington — abuzz on Thursday was placed there by Ketchum, a public-relations giant with a long history of dealings with the Russian government.

A spokeswoman for Ketchum confirmed a report from BuzzFeed's Rosie Gray that the firm submitted Russian President Vladimir Putin's piece to the Times, and that Putin himself wrote the op-ed.

"The opinion piece was written by President Putin and submitted to The New York Times on his behalf by Ketchum for their consideration," said Jackie Burton, Ketchum's senior vice president of external relations. A spokeswoman for the Times also confirmed Ketchum's involvement.

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Come on now, I know liberty minded folk

Aren't daft.
I can not be the only one in the room who understands that both Putin and Obama, as well as every other world leader is playing by a prepared script, and that they all work for the same team.

Like a play, with their plot twists and drama, we too get fed the Hegalian dialectic: but like a play, they are but actors.

It's that they don't care if sever million of us get whacked in the process, after all we are but cattle, and useless eaters to them anyway. So to us it is real, or at least we are supposed to believe its serious business. But to them it's just another day at the 7/11.

Putins theis, Obama's antithesis: synthesis = One World Government.

Stēkō

Drew, by the very grace of GOD through the blood of Christ Jesus.
"there shall come after us men whom shall garner great wealth using our system, and having done so shall seek to slam the door of prosperity behind them." George Washington

Same team? You are daft.

There has NEVER been an organization without an 'us' and a 'them'.

Leges sine moribus vanae

To THEM we are

The THEM, and they the us.

Hegalian dialectic.

Stēkō

Drew, by the very grace of GOD through the blood of Christ Jesus.
"there shall come after us men whom shall garner great wealth using our system, and having done so shall seek to slam the door of prosperity behind them." George Washington

+1

exactly... been sayin' it... Need to keep spreading the word to prevent WW3 and their NWO... it's all one big false-flag psy-op...

PEOPLE OPPOSING TYRANNY - Real Grass Roots!
Are you a POT or a PET - Person Embracing Tyranny?

I don't get it, why the hate?

So Putin actually wrote that article himself? I still doubt it, but if it's true that he wrote it, that's great! Look, no one on here is saying Putin is a good guy overall. But, this was a GOOD ACT on part of Putin. Let's give this ACT the appreciation it deserves. I believe that this op-ed piece moved the world in the right direction.

“With laws shall our land be built up, but with lawlessness laid waste.”
-Njal Thorgeirsson

The reason I posted it was because I thought it was interesting.

I was trying to find something on the subject of 'the REAL Vlad Putin' and found this instead.

Interesting that a PR firm is consulted so the president of another country can get an editorial printed in a major newspaper.

I saw the best minds of my generation, destroyed by pandas starving hysterical naked

-Allen Ginsberg

Troll? Don't you mean

rescue? Go, Putin!

Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.

The opposite seems to be a common theme with MSM news, to trash anything Russia and anti-war.

I for one am grateful for Vladimir Putin steeping up to be the world's new great peace maker.

I don't care which filthy rich elites lose out because of the natural gas deals they want in the region. Their interests are not my interests.

Putin in the final Act

Complete History Of The Soviet Union

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWTFG3J1CP8

Free includes debt-free!

It was still necessary

I don't think anyone who is at least a little informed will disagree that Putin is no saint. And should not be suggested any kind of hero.

But doesn't change the fact that he has been handling this better then our gov. Which should say how terrible our gov actually is.

Right

Things are really bad when a former KGB, cold blooded killer looks good in comparison to the "Leader of the Free World".

Is there any good guy anywhere?

???

I saw the best minds of my generation, destroyed by pandas starving hysterical naked

-Allen Ginsberg

I said...

looks good in comparison

I didn't say Vlad was good.

LOL Check out the BusinessInsider propagandist scribe

Brett LoGiurato's "troll entire country" part of the headline!

Oh right, I forgot: that would be THEIR job! LOL.

Well, if nothing else, the Keynesian fraudster founder of Business Insider Henry BLUNKhead is, if nothing else, a consistent statist oBUSHmaBot kissass & his toadies are ever sure to reflect that.

And like govt, all corporatists hate competition, even if their competition is another coporatist, and as if we have a govt that does ANYTHING directly by the functional retards that 'we' (S)elect:

It is not unusual for a PR firm to work with a government. But Ketchum has been the subject of controversy not only in its work with Russia, but also with the U.S. government.

Sure, it's so not unusual the scribe decided to call a common corporatist behavior "troll"-ing.

Ketchum was involved in high-profile controversies in 2004 and 2005. In both cases, the Government Accountability Office determined that Ketchum engaged in "covert propaganda" for the U.S. government.

In 2004, Ketchum produced prepackaged news stories featuring actors posing as journalists that touted Medicare changes under Bush’s prescription drug benefit program, without disclosing government as the source . And in 2005, Ketchum again produced prepackaged news stories around the No Child Left Behind Act.

LOL. So, all he's doing is basically admitting that PR firms, law firms, and 'think'-tanks and mercenary WHORES 'run' and PsyOp/mass-propagandize the country, ALL the time. It's just 'evil' because the same company that does it for US Govt, also does it for the Ruskies. Awwww, boo, boo, wha, wha, wha.

Like no, you don't say! LOL.

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

a consistent statist oBUSHmaBot kissass & his toadies...

that would be a great name for a band.

I saw the best minds of my generation, destroyed by pandas starving hysterical naked

-Allen Ginsberg

you supply the band,

I'll get the groupies.D

lol.

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

Putin spends a quiet afternoon levitating in the park...

I saw the best minds of my generation, destroyed by pandas starving hysterical naked

-Allen Ginsberg

WTF someone downvoted this pic?

What is wrong with you people!?!

I saw the best minds of my generation, destroyed by pandas starving hysterical naked

-Allen Ginsberg