“If you read history you know that it tends to repeat itself, and we cut back after every war so that we won’t be ready for the next one,” he said. “You don’t think we are setting ourselves up for the same thing? Exactly we are.”
America already has limited options to respond to any potential Russian military move related to Ukraine, both GOP leaders said. Since the ouster of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich this week Russia has put its nearby combat jets on high alert and announced major military exercises near their Ukrainian border. Russia also has its Black Sea Fleet anchored in Crimea, where pro-Russian protesters have taken regional government buildings by force.
This situation is not just fine with Obama and the Progtards, it is their primary goal. Since their basic conviction is that the only thing wrong with the world is America, anything that weakens us must be good for the planet at large.
They apply their philosophy of pre-emptive surrender to thuggery at every level from the individual (gun control) to the international (disarmement and retreat).
And they are always amazed when they get mugged, or when the world blows up in their faces. The most notable progresssive group to follow this philosophy in modern times were the European Jews.
There are a lot fewer of them than there used to be.