Matt Orfalea Versus the Memory Hole: Ukraine War "Not About NATO"
As a NATO official admits the alliance motivated Russia to invade Ukraine, video creator Matt Orfalea shows how often we were told the war was "not about NATO"
As Matt Orfalea shows in his latest meticulous dissection of the propaganda memory hole, Western politicians and pundits after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in early 2022 insisted over and over, often angrily, that the war was unconnected with NATO expansion. “It’s not about NATO” overnight joined “pandemic of the unvaccinated,” “worst attack since the Civil War,” “assault on our democracy” and others on the increasingly long list of this era’s mandatory political incantations.
So it was a surprise, or maybe it wasn’t, when NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg just weeks ago, on September 7th, addressed a European parliamentary committee and said the opposite of what he’d insisted previously:
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