A rare snowy owl perches on a bald eagle flag pole topper in front of Union Station in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) @APNews #SonyAlpha #snowyowl #owl pic.twitter.com/ASNzmhaOWy
— Carolyn Kaster (@CKaster) January 14, 2022
The Danish intelligence has accused Russia of forging a 2019 letter to Senator Tom Cotton, claiming to be from Greenland's foreign minister & alleging there'd be an independence referendum.
— Julia Davis (@JuliaDavisNews) January 15, 2022
Danish intel says "Russian influence agents" forged a letter from Greenland's foreign minister to a US senator in 2019 saying it would hold an independence referendum https://t.co/n3er5qgC1v
— Alec Luhn (@ASLuhn) January 13, 2022
Harvard Law graduate Sen. Tom Cotton got the NYTimes to publish his op-ed ‘suggestion’ that Greenland should sell itself to the United States. (Which would be like Puerto Rico deciding to sell itself to Denmark: Neither party would have any interest in the idea, even if there were a reason beyond ‘Repub Senator wants to position himself as an out-of-the-box thinker prior to his presidential run in 2024’.)
Some weeks later, Sen. Cotton’s office received a catfishing lure from, it is averred, Russian agents… which the TFG Administration seems to have responded to, predictably:
Interestingly, half a year after the fake letter seeking financing Trump gave $12.1m to Greenland to develop natural resources, education & tourism https://t.co/3qCdiXS0tr
— Alec Luhn (@ASLuhn) January 14, 2022
Of course, it’s more than possible that Sen. Cotton never saw the catfishing letter — some low-level staffer may have forwarded it to the White House after glancing at the (fake) letterhead. But if Cotton hadn’t decided to flap his mighty
wings gums in the first place…
Tweet at top: How Tom Cotton sees himself; tweet below, well…
Look, DC's snowy owl is fancy and all, but Cincinnati's is pure metal ?? Kevin Menschel pic.twitter.com/0FUSaavTWu
— Katie Vogel (@KatharineVogel) January 14, 2022
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