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In response to Vladimir Putin's op-ed in The New York Times, John McCain has decided to uncap his pen and do the same. For Russia's Pravda.

Foreign Policy explains:

In a first-of-its kind arrangement, the editors of Russian newspaper Pravda have tentatively agreed to publish a column by Sen. John McCain that will attack the leadership of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The agreement comes one day after Putin criticized the United States in a widely-read column in The New York Times.

"If John McCain wants to write something for us, he is welcome," Dmitry Sudakov, the English editor of Pravda tells The Cable. "Mr. McCain has been an active anti-Russian politician for many years already. We have been critical of his stance on Russia and international politics in our materials, but we would be only pleased to publish a story penned by such a prominent politician as John McCain."

I think Pravda is trolling McCain with that last line.

Just sayin'.


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Originally posted to David Harris-Gershon (The Troubadour) on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 01:45 PM PDT.

Also republished by Writing by David Harris Gershon, Baja Arizona Kossacks, and Phoenix Kossacks.

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