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Cardinal Richelieu explains Vladimir Putin

“Ladybird, ladybird fly away home, Your house is on fire and your children are gone.” The ghost of Cardinal Richelieu was singing the old children’s rhyme to the tune of “Thank Heaven for Little Girls,” in his Maurice Chevalier accent. The scratchy sound of an old 78-rpm record buzzed through my earbuds as Richelieu’s avatar […]

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