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War isn’t funny: A comedy of errors

If everyone fought for their own convictions, there would be no war.

Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

Hey. Are you there? It’s me, Barabule Cuterescu, the Molodvan peasant, your humble potato. This will be my fourth dispatch from northeastern Romania, and to be totally fucking honest, it could very well be my last. If you’ve been reading these horrible diatribes of mine, you might remember me making some wise-crack about little green Russian men running around our corn-fields if Putin invades Romania. Well, turns out that shit isn’t funny, and it’s not what I imagined. It’s not going to be Russian tanks plowing through our fields. It’ll be all of NATO rushing to the front lines. I’m serious.

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