Today, Patrick J. Buchanan offers his theory of the radiation poisoning in London. It couldn’t have been Putin, you see, because why would he dare to do such a thing? Rather, Litivinenko might have been poisoned by his own friends – friends who happen to have the names of Goldfarb and Berezovsky: “What benefit could Putin conceivably realize from the London killing of an enemy of his regime, who had just become a British citizen? Why would the Russian president, at the peak of his popularity, with his regime awash in oil revenue and himself playing a strong hand in world politics, risk a breach with every Western nation by ordering the public murder of a man who was more of a nuisance than a threat to his regime?”
Putin, the former KGB strongman who appears to be re-totalitarianizing Russia, is being set up, you see. By Jews. Maybe we should rename him Pat Buchan, after the conspiracy novelistJohn Buchan , whose views on certain matters he seems to share. UPDATE: I should have left Buchan out of this, since there is a society of people determined to defend him against the charge of anti-Semitism. He’s not the issue here. Buchanan is.