Across the world people react as if this had never occurred to them. That they had never heard the warnings. Of course we had important things going on all the while, Sochi, Spring Training, the Oscars. Is it any wonder we have time to even look for Ukraine on a map?
Putin’s military was on the ground taking control before the west got off their collective arses.
Now our fearless leader will attempt to talk Vlad into submission. Why not, I suppose? He’s got half of the USA believing he knows what he’s doing without ever having to actually do something…other than talk about it.
Were I in Mr. Putin’s shoes, I’d certainly be quaking right now.
We are adrift, America. Our rudder floats free and our society flounders with it. We need leadership.