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Sat Mar 26, 2022, 02:45 PM

Esquire: This Historian Drew a Line From January 6 to Putin's Dreams of a New Russian Empire

https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a39537737/putin-russian-empire-january-6-ukraine-timothy-snyder/

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As we learn more and more how deeply complicit “respectable” Washington conservatives were in supporting the Big Lie that brought the January 6 participants to Washington—and that inflamed them once they got there—Snyder’s international perspective carefully delineates a compelling, spidery connection between the January Sixers and whatever weird critters dance among the stalagmites in Putin’s brain.

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Sat Mar 26, 2022, 02:49 PM

1. He articulates this very convincingly on a recent episode

of Ezra Klein’s podcast. I found Snyder’s analysis of the failure of “political inevitability” narratives particularly compelling.

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Sat Mar 26, 2022, 02:59 PM

2. Thanks for that tip

Always looking for a good podcast listen

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