The Coming Big Freeze in Europe Is Very Well Deserved and Long Overdue
I’m a lifelong horseman and a man who’s fond of metaphor, so I liken many governments throughout the world to stables in need of cleaning. In horse parlance that’s called mucking out the barn. Pitch-forking out the shit, spreading fresh straw, topping up the oats and filling the water-bucket.
European parliaments have not been good at stable-management and are about to pay the price
According to Google, despite various protests and the rise of large Russian gas firms such as Gazprom, Russian fossil fuel production has facilitated a large expansion in the quantity of gas supplied to the European market since the 1990s.
That’s two decades, 20 years, a generation, however you care to count it. One can only presume the euphoria of the wall coming down, perestroika and the release of the Iron Curtain countries all pointed toward the friendliness of the seemingly tamed Russian bear.
Even horses know better than to believe a bear in the stable is a good idea
The Russian bear had just lost its cub…