What do you do when you have soldiers returning dead and wounded from a war that you say you’re not fighting? “Stifle dissent,” of course:

This is like “1984.” We have never been at war with Oceania Ukraine:

Sorry, Vlad. You can’t lie about this forever. . .

Or spin this forever. . .

Or continue to hide what’s happening forever. . .

It’s a return to the bad-old-days of the Cold War and communism. And according to Russia, it’s America’s fault:

Of course it is America’s fault. It always is with the Soviets, er, we mean Russians.

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