We all know that Russia is not a democracy, however, we do know that according to the latest polls in mainstream media, Joe Brandon stands at 33% approval rate.
Needless to say, that ain’t much.
Joe Biden’s approval rating hit a new low.
Americans know what failed leadership looks like.https://t.co/pDBA4gPBzY
— House Republicans (@HouseGOP) April 14, 2022
According to Western media sources, Putin’s approval rate is 83 percent.
As predicted too, "#Russians rally to #Putin, who hits 83% approval"!!!
Why so many?
Actually the #sanctions are targeted against the #poor #Russians and not against the so-called #elite. Like many analysts say the '#West displays an #hypocrisy'. https://t.co/Ky2IyEiyNd
— Digital Transformation (@smartcity_lux) April 6, 2022
I can’t remember a US president boasting an 83% approval rate, except from Dubya after 9/11.
There are elections in Russia just like in Western countries, but it’s not reasonable to call Russia a “democracy”, whatever that means, because it never was a democracy, in the Western sense of the word, i.e. a “liberal” democracy.
However, Putin is legit having more than 2.5 times the support Joe Biden has in the US, and the same goes for China most probably.
The claim is that Russians and Chinese leaders have very high levels of support because the mass media in the respective countries is heavily censored/controlled/whatever.
But at this point, the “controlled/censored” argument is no longer valid, at least in the US. In the “current year”, the US government working with big corporations controls basically every aspect of the people’s lives.
For example, the US government recently decided to force-vax the populace, and before you ask, there’s no difference between mandated and forced, it’s just a semantics game.
Another example is the recent extravaganza about parents being able to have a say regarding their children being groomed to be homosexuals in public schools, and the government position is that parents should not have that choice.
A functional society shout be able to decide what outcomes they want, and then take steps to to build a system that leads to those outcomes, regardless of “ideology”.