MILLINOCKET, Maine, March 2, 2014 — Last Friday, President Obama warned Vladimir Putin not to interfere militarily in the Ukraine.
Considering he had already stationed troops in Crimea, Putin probably responded “Yeah, right.”
It’s embarrassing to realize the degree to which our influence has diminished in the world.
Brings to mind an old skit where the beefy boxer holds the scrawny weakling at arm’s length while said weakling flails to no avail, never landing a punch. Guess which one we are.
Oh, and don’t forget that Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense, plans to cut the US military back to pre-World War II levels. That’s a very dangerous move considering the threats we face worldwide.
Forget fighting with the proverbial wet noodle, we are becoming the wet noodle.
The US government can warn him all they want, but it’s obvious that Putin feels free to thumb his nose at us. What are we going to do … warn him again?
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