When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
What is called ‘American/Western double standards’ in Russia, in the United States/West is referred to as ‘Russian whataboutism’.
What about the practice of whataboutism itself which often lies in dismissing any Russian critique by labeling it as ‘whataboutism’ (codeword for ‘Russian propaganda’)? Isn’t this whataboutism whataboutistic indeed? Thus, the ‘winner’ is… who
coined the term screams ‘whataboutism’ first.
Attention! Broad Generalization!!!
There’s one obvious thing which I’ve noticed in common between Russians and Americans – they love criticizing their governments and their policies but hating when someone else (especially Americans and Russians correspondingly) does it:
How dare you, greasy
whataboutistw-word! Mind your own business!
P.S. This song was released in 1984, the year of my birth.