Here's something we want to note for blog readers . . .
It's simply not a mainstream American political view to support Vlad and his army of Russian attackers. Both American progressives and conservatives are united in their condemnation of the Ukraine invasion.
We shouldn't have to emphasize this but right now the Internets is awash with sketchy info.
Accordingly, here's a Missouri politico attempting to set the record straight . . .
Missouri Senator Hawley's recent statement on sanctions . . .
"Russia’s brutal assault on Ukraine and invasion of its territory must be met with strong American resolve. President Biden must act now to hit Vladimir Putin where it hurts, beginning with Russia’s energy sector. The Biden Administration should sanction Russian energy production to a halt, and help arm the Ukrainians to defend themselves. At the same time, the White House should reopen American energy production in full. This is the time to show Russia and the world that America will not reward aggression and it will not be dependent on its enemies."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
A leading populist Republican calls for strong sanctions against Russia's energy sector and arming the Ukrainians. issouri GOP senator Josh Hawley issued a statement on Thursday condemning "Russia's brutal assault on Ukraine" and calling on Biden to "hit Vladimir Putin where it hurts" with sanctions and "help arm the Ukrainians to defend themselves."