Just when you thought our friends from the
Cult Coalition to Stop Gun Rights Violence and Time magazine could not get more stupid..
Russia is equally keen on cultivating links to Republicans. Some of the officials who attended the dinner–including a deputy central banker and former Russian senator named Alexander Torshin, and his protégée, a young gun-rights activist named Maria Butina–have been part of a years-long campaign to build connections between Russia’s leaders and American conservatives. The crusade, which predates the rise of Trump, has garnered scant attention but achieved significant success, sparking new alliances with leading U.S. evangelicals, lawmakers and powerful interest groups like the NRA
“Quick! Grab the first thing you see and throw it against the wall, see if it sticks!”
Now, if you really think that Putin wants to see a Russian populace armed and is supporting Gun Rights in the Motherland, you are going to need to stretch facts till they conform to your narrative. And we are talking some major industrial stretching.