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June 17, 2011

Medvedev: Russia's TEA Party Candidate

The government role in the economy has to be cut.

"The proposition that the government is always right is manifested either in corruption or benefits to 'preferred' companies," he said.

"My choice is different. The Russian economy ought to be dominated by private businesses and private investors. The government must protect the choice and property of those who willingly risk their money and reputation."

. . .

Medvedev said that the country must begin to tackle the problem immediately to avoid "the point of no return from the (economic) models that are moving the country backwards."

"Corruption, hostility to investment, excessive government role in the economy and the excessive centralization of power are the taxes on the future that we must and will scrap," he said.

This guy is awesome!

This is seen as a political speech and a challenge to the authority of murderous thug Valdimir Putin, who is currently awaiting the chance to run again for president. The Russian constitution limits a president to two consecutive terms. So it appears this "placeholder for Putin" wants to keep the job.

I hope he has some trustworthy bodyguards. And plenty of food tasters. Things are about to get real in Russia.

Added: Medvedev thanks Angry Birds creator for creating an occupation for a huge number of government officials who now know what to do with their time. Dude's funny too.


Yeah, boyee . . .

TEA Partiers gotta stick together.

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