Really Bad Russian Propaganda: Legalize: Drugs Will Save Ukrainian Economy – Branson

To Inform is to Influence

Screen Shot 2015-05-02 at 11.31.48 AMIn one of the more egregious examples of Russian propaganda, Sputnik News takes statements by Sir Richard Branson and twists them around, completely.

Again, Russian propaganda takes a kernel of truth and wraps it with lies, misinformation and disinformation.  This may well be a classic example of Russian propaganda.

Richard Branson suggested that the war of drugs is not working, and suggested they be legalized.

He made the original statements here, Time to end the war on drugs and at UK should begin decriminalising drugs, say Richard Branson and Nick Clegg. From the titles alone, it is obvious Branson’s intent. He never mentions using profits from drugs be used to prop up the Ukraine economy.

Of course, Russian conspiracy theorists automatically recalled that during the 1970s the CIA used drug money to finance weapons for Iran.  it’s been 40 years, morons…

Sputnik lacks the journalistic integrity to make this…

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