Rumors of War with Russia, Part 12: Tanks Alot Obama for the Parthian Shot in Poland

Rumors of War with Russia, Part 12: Tanks Alot Obama for the Parthian Shot in Poland

In ancient Persia the Parthian shot was associated with fierce horse mounted archers who could feign retreat, then pivot on their galloping steeds to let loose a fusillade of deadly arrows. As lame duck Barack Hussein Obama prepares to leave the White House, quite probably convinced by his own agitprop campaign that those hacking Russians cost his fellow Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton the White House, Poland is the scene of a Parthian shot involving a highly visible surge of American armor and artillery.

The alternative or new media is certainly joining the legacy media in hyping the deployment alongside Fox News Channel headlines such as 'Knocking on Russia's Door' -- for a brigade stationed at Zagan, far closer to Germany than to Russia's Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad which borders northeastern Poland to the east -- though other battalions will be deployed to the Baltics much closer to Russia. While 'debunkers of Russian propaganda' nitpick that 'Kremlin TV' like Rossiya report 3,000 total U.S. vehicles being shipped in the NATO deployment rather than the 2,500 mentioned in Stars and Stripes (with around 4,000 American soldiers), the fact is Obama is deliberately leaving Trump with yet another obstacle -- this one a heavily armored one that's politically difficult to withdraw -- to the U.S.-Russia detente The Donald has advocated.

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