from Patrick Lancaster, a combat journalist the likes of which we have not seen in a while
First published February 23, 2022
[ Editor’s Note: This video is fourteen and a half minutes, and it has some brief images of the unfortunate threesome. If you do not want the memory, when the first skull comes on screen, close your eyes and count to five and it will be over.
Journalists are traveling in groups now, which is good, (more security with them), and for incidents like this, the authorities will make sure to search for secondary explosives before letting the media in.
But Ukie spotters with good binoculars, or a drone, can spot the media and investigator crowd on the ground and call in Ukie artillery. The shells in this video went over them.
It’s also nice to see that helmets and flak jackets are being provided to journalists, as you cannot do this kind of fast-moving reporting hauling baggage around. You have to be fast on your feet when you have incoming.
Biden was really reaching with his claims of a Russian invasion today. He wants to ride this as the great war leader (they all do) as one of the peaks of his career, and as Donbas people won’t vote for him, I doubt he gives a hoot about what happens to them.
He was intimately aware of what Kiev has been inflicting upon the Donbas people, as was Mr. Obama during round one in 2014. It gets easier to ‘look away’ after the first time. And Biden knows why Putin rushed the ‘peacekeepers’ in.
If Kiev keeps attacking Donbas, it will get the war it seems to want. Way back behind the Western lines, the warmongers will be popping champagne corks and partying it up with “we got us another big one”, like they were at a fishing tournament… Jim W. Dean ]