Sunday, March 5, 2017

Whataboutism is a Soviet Propaganda and USA Republican tactic

Just watched Bill Maher interview a Republican and I kept shouting, Man, answer the question, stop the Whataboutism. Then I thought, didn't someone say Whataboutism is a Russian (KGB / Soviet) propaganda technique? So I went to Google and-

Whataboutism | The Economist

www.economist.com/node/10598774

Jan 31, 2008 - SOVIET propagandists during the cold war were trained in a tactic that their western interlocutors nicknamed “whataboutism”. Any criticism of ...

The Slippery Slope of Trump's Dangerous 'Whataboutism' | Foreign ...

foreignpolicy.com/.../the-slippery-slope-of-trumps-dangerous-whataboutism-russia-p...

Feb 7, 2017 - The Slippery Slope of Trump's Dangerous 'Whataboutism' « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas.

Urban Dictionary: whataboutism

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=whataboutism

whataboutism. When you deflect criticism by pointing out flaws in your opponent, specifically using the phrase "what about x?" This is an attempt to excuse you ...

Russian journalist has advice for Americans covering Trump

www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/01/24/russian-journalist.../96986008/

Jan 24, 2017 - Whataboutism, Kovalev explains, is an old Soviet trick. If Putin is pressed by a Russian journalist about an allegation of serious human rights ...

whataboutism - definition of whataboutism in English | Oxford ...

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/whataboutism

1990s: from the way in which counter-accusations may take the form of questions introduced by 'What about ——?'. Pronunciation. whataboutism.

A guide to Russian propaganda. Part 2: Whataboutism ...

euromaidanpress.com/2016/08/.../a-guide-to-russian-propaganda-part-2-whataboutis...

Aug 31, 2016 - The Soviet propaganda tactic of whataboutism is alive and well in today's Russia. Find out how it works and what to do in our guide.

election - How can I respond to Whataboutism? - Politics Stack ...

politics.stackexchange.com/questions/16001/how-can-i-respond-to-whataboutism

5 days ago - Note: this is a pretty long answer; and the specific points regarding whataboutism are at the last section, so you may want to skip there first if ...

So what about 'whataboutism'? - Latterly

https://latterly.org/so-what-about-whataboutism-497b08213b8

Feb 6, 2017 - In a clip released Saturday of an interview between Fox News' Bill O'Reilly and President Donald Trump that aired Sunday, the two had the ...
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