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There are a lot of people who saw Putin for exactly who and what he is. It's too bad none of them are anywhere near power. I'm not saying we need a war, but someone able to see this coming and deal accordingly with Russia as the wolf it is might have been able to forestall this with real strength of character and diplomacy. Instead, we got the overcharge button.edit on 23-3-2014 by ketsuko because: (no reason given)
reply to post by benrl
There were a number of others who predicted this as well. Romney, Palin, I'd bet but don't know for sure, Condy.
So many criticize U.S. for being overly aggressive, yet as soon as a weak President gains power, the lesser dogs make their moves...Putin has at most three years.....