It was just a normal day in Moscow. The over måttan Putinvänliga propagandakanalen RT, the former Russia Today, had been up the eyes for Sweden again.
was an article about SVT's new documentary series ”The first swedes” who would premiärsändas on February 20. The series is according to the text of the new research findings about how Sweden was colonized after the last ice age. Ursprungssvenskarna, type SVT, came in from the south for 11 000 years ago, and they had ”dark skin and blue eyes”.
These data caused, according to the RT-text, a whole catalogue of awkward feelings on Twitter, specifically, distrust, anger, fear and denial. Or as the title affirms: ”Documentary about dark-skinned 'the first swedes' causing horror”.
the Kremlin, that some of us should be furious over the immigration, and another part raging at them raging.
you are a little curious and looking after. An account that calls itself the ”Uninteresting status Updates (voting AfS)” notes: ”Indoktrineringen continue”. Something dozen other anonymous accounts discussing mass immigration and their abhorrence of multiculturalism. One has a nazi joke in his account name, he is not satisfied.
Since it is a slightly larger number which is the happier, and says that the series is a flick on the nose for SD and that it all sounds interesting.
There are, broadly, the whole basis for the RT's trumpeting of a series on Sweden for 11 000 years ago, created mistrust, anger, fear and denial. And horror.
What RT's text, in turn, are trying to create is the polarization. Just as usual. The kremlin would like to be a part of us should be furious over the immigration, and another part raging at them raging. The same feelings would you whip up with all of their ”enemies” in the west: divide and conquer.
Yes, the text of any dozen angry anonymous twitter accounts have so far nearly 50,000 shares on Facebook. Perhaps it was a right successful, ordinary day at the hetsfabriken in Moscow.