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Obama lackey Samantha Power learns Italians REALLY don’t like the ‘Russia stole the election’ mantra either

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Former Obama United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power has a theory for why right-wing nationalists made major gains in this week’s Italian election. Her answer starts with “R” and ends with “ussia.”

The day after the election, Power took to Twitter to denounce “Russian interference,” and shared an article that claimed “Kremlin-backed media outlets boosted xenophobic discourse.”

“Italy’s joins long list of elections influenced by Russia,” Power wrote. “Sputnik will do what Sputnik does. The question is: what are our democracies going to do about it? Will voters repudiate candidates who seek to benefit from Russian interference?”

Power, who came under scrutiny last year after it was discovered she sought more than one foreign intelligence unmasking per day in the final months of the Obama administration, was mercilessly mocked–including by many Italians.

The Obama associate’s tweet was a reaction to election results in which the right-wing “League,” which is opposed to the European Union and Muslim immigration, gained a plurality of seats in both houses of the Italian legislature.

Right-wing, anti-immigrant and euroskeptic League’s Matteo Salvini at the end of a press conference on the preliminary election results, in Milan. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno).

The populist Five Star Movement came in second place, and the center-left Democratic Party came in last.

Last month, the Justice Department announced that Russian-linked entities on social media conducted “disinformation campaigns” during the election, and that they supported both left-wing and right-wing causes–including the candidacy of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (I).

(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews).

Samantha Power confirms that liberals have a new boogeyman. No matter where in the world they lose an election, the left is sure to lay the blame on Russia.


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