After the Battle of Borodino Napoleon pushed on to Moscow in September 1812. “Certainly” he was the new standard for all Europe! The Russian high command saw things differently. Nor is the RTR staff in southwest Montana the new standard, though they think they have magnetized the mantles of Messenger ECP*. Justice and the Cause easily go deep enough to burn off a Moscow or two, leaving some quite in the lurch as of old.
Putin too is wrong about the resistance to Napoleon: Russians weren’t so much “dying for Moscow” as asserting liberty in the face of the next tyrant on the stage. -Roger, 9-8-2012
*Some pretend they’ve not heard of “no new holy orders”; some pretend that deleting due process of the law is unimportant–but the RTR staff in 2004 made sure to take a certain stand on both matters, although against Messenger ECP’s word on both.