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Colbert Report 9/13 Congressman Jim McDermott lobs a salmon

I Pissed laughing on the full episode … Congressman Jim McDermott lobs a salmon, The New York Times features Vladimir Putin, and intelligence veteran Philip Mudd talks about the Syrian conflict

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Putin’s New York Times op-ed, annotated and fact-checked

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PutinEditorsMax Fisher writes: Russian President Vladimir Putin has an op-ed in today’s New York Times urging President Obama not to strike Syria. It’s a fascinating document — a very Russian perspective translated into American vernacular, an act of public diplomacy aimed at the American public and the latest chess move in the U.S.-Russia standoff over Syria, one in which we the readers are implicated. Putin does make a number of valid and even compelling points, but there is an undeniable hypocrisy and even some moments of dishonesty between the lines.

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