Against the Warmongers
On the tragedy in Ukraine.
I was on Tucker Carlson’s show tonight to talk about Ukraine: how we got to this point, who is to blame, and why it is a tragedy.
Like I said at the outset, I feel immensely sorry for Ukrainians, who continue to fight valiantly after being used as pawns for NATO expansionism. All of this could have been avoided.
But the same liberal internationalists and their spokespeople who brought us—and Ukraine—to this point remain unrepentant and unreflective. We who dare disagree are branded pro-Putin or, as David Frum at The Atlantic has said, Nazis.
Ironically, while complaining about being called a coward (by me) tonight for demanding others fight wars that he won’t, Frum ascribed my comments to Tucker in a long thread without mentioning yours truly.
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The good news is that you don’t have to take people like this seriously. Because when they get on their high horse about “democracy,” beneath them is a mountain of blood and bone, mass graves and ruined cities. But the democratizers don’t have time to look down; they have to move on to the next project. It’s never their fault.
It’s always Putin or the Nazis under their beds. It’s your fault for not sacrificing what they themselves are not willing to give.
Here’s some related reading.
by Tom Piatak
If conservatives actually want to stop war with Russia, they need to realize that there is one, and only one, reason to oppose it: a war with Russia would hurt America and Americans.
by Bradley Devin
Paleocons were right about endless wars in the Middle East, right about the dangers of a rising China and have, disappointingly, been proven right again.
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