They do this because they KNOW that Spanky wants to be them. They would not have dared to try this shit if President Obama or Hillary were in office. We are not safe with the Congress and the White House and, soon, the Supreme Court under the control of Xtofascists. I find this terrifying, they think they can cow us into submission and they can buy people’s allegiance. They don’t seem to realize there is some shit that we will not swallow.
This gives me shivers when I think about MBS hacking Jeff Bezos. Bezos was on his yacht at the time. Were they going to try to intercept him on the water and kidnap or kill him?
I am beginning to think there may be a need for a crowdfunding app for revolutions. I think progressive critics, especially women and POC, as well as certain religious minorities are at higher risk. from these tinpot dictators.I don’t want a war with anybody. I think the democratic nations better get it together and see where the real threat lies. We could help these nations get rid of the thugs running their country if we could starve the petroleum funded despots- people have no idea how much oil money funds weapons and insurgents in foreign wars.