The Romper Room Narrative.

Since the start of the Thursday Feb.24 invasion [of Ukraine], the prevailing narrative concerning Russia’s motives has been largely limited to an ultra-simplistic hollywoodwesque story that goes something like this: one day a big bully and monster named Putin decided he wanted to invade and kill people in a neighboring country, and that he further wants to “resurrect the old Soviet Union”.

A Surprising Explanation Of Russia’s Invasion From A Former Top-Level CIA Official.” By Tyler Durden, ZeroHedge, 3/7/22.