The colonel’s narrative could well have been scripted by the Kremlin’s top propagandists. The video was shared among an interest group – erstwhile members of our Estonian community – which resolutely supports Ukraine.
The video’s content makes one curious: Does the group self-identify with Macgregor’s opinions? Do they consider Macgregor to be a trustworthy expert? Are they simply curious about twisted worldviews? Do they know Macgregor’s background? Are they intentionally exposing unsophisticated messaging spread by Putin’s disinformation apparatus?
I prefer the latter, that they recognize Macgregor for what he is. His message was a ham-fisted mixture of predictions of a Russian victory, a condemnation of corruption in Ukraine, a disdainful evaluation of the US military brass, typical regret for Ukrainian people, etc. Credible facts blended with abject falsehoods ...
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