February 27, 2014

Ukraine and Our Useless Outrage

Victor Davis Hanson, National Review

The Associated Press

America's step-over line/deadline/red line outrage is long past monotonous and empty -- and the result has been an ever scarier world.

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TAGGED: Vladimir Putin, Iran, Ukraine, Russia, Barack Obama, John Kerry

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