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Tucker’s 5 key takeaways from Putin interview – ‘We are run by nutcases’

Speaking after his historic interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin, independent journalist Tucker Carlson summarised his five key points.

1 – Putin is “very wounded” by the rejection of the West

“That’s the whole point of NATO, I guess, is to contain Russia. And Putin is wounded by this.”

2 – “Russia is not an expansionist power”

“You have to be an idiot to think that. Russia is too big already. It’s the biggest landmass in the world. They only have 150,000,000 people.”

They’ve got more than enough natural resources. They’re swimming in natural resources. They don’t have enough people, in their view. So, the idea that they want to take over Poland, why would you want to do that? They just want secure borders.”

3 – Putin likely wants peace in Ukraine

“He was willing to admit that he wants a peace deal in Ukraine and sort of give it away and just say that out loud. He said it a couple of different times. Again, maybe he’s lying in ways I didn’t perceive, but he kept saying it, and I don’t know why he would say it if he didn’t mean it.”

“As a matter of fact, there is evidence, overwhelming, that there was a peace deal, or part of a peace deal with the beginning of peace talks, a settlement of some sort on the table a year and a half ago that the former prime minister of Great Britain, Boris Johnson, scuttled on behalf of the Biden administration and convinced Zelensky and the Ukrainian government not to enter into these talks. I mean, that’s kind of an established fact. The Israelis were there. They revealed this. That happened.”

4 – Demands for Russia to relinquish Crimea are insane

“U.S. officials have said on the record and have said to me and are telling a bunch of people that part of the terms have to be Russia giving up Crimea!”

“Putin would go to war, nuclear war, if it came down to Crimea.”

“If you really think that a condition of peace is that Putin is going to give up Crimea, then you’re like a lunatic!”

5 – The U.S. has a poor track record with regime change

“We are run by nutcases. The President and that poisonous moron Victoria Nuland. ‘Oh, we’re going to depose Putin.’ Well, then what happens?”

“What happened in Libya when we deposed and allowed, you know, Qaddafi to be murdered? What happened in Iraq when we brought Saddam to justice? Those countries fell apart, and they never been rebuilt again.”

“In Afghanistan, we took out the central government, and they came back. It’s still run by the Taliban. So, our track record of knocking out the leader, which is very easy to do, is spotty at best. Things don’t always get better. And to do that to Russia, the largest landmass in the world with the largest nuclear arsenal, you’re on drugs if you think that’s a good idea.”

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  1. “that poisonous moron Victoria Nuland” 😆
    She is evil. Infact most of the US is evil and we assist them, so what does that make our governments?

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