Clueless Harvard Prof Enrages Internet By Blaming U.S. For Ukraine Plane Crash

by Greg Piper - Assistant Editor on July 17, 2014

A Harvard professor of international affairs clearly wasn’t expecting a massive Internet smackdown when he tweeted matter-of-factly:

Yes, that’s right, rather than sympathize with the families of the 295 people on board a Malaysia Airlines flight that Ukrainian officials allege was shot down over eastern Ukraine, Professor Walt wants to lecture us on how Western powers ruined Ukraine as the Switzerland of the former Soviet bloc.

Not, you know, a group of militants tacitly encouraged by a world leader whose name rhymes with “pukin.’”

Walt’s tone-deaf post drew a snitstorm across Twitter, as compiled by Twitchy.

Some of the more appropriate responses include:

Read more incredulous and quotable reactions at Twitchy.

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