Choose a side.— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) October 6, 2022
Vladimir Putin Volodymyr Zelensky
Tucker Carlson President Biden
MAGA Republicans Decent Americans
You are right!
We want nothing to do with this mess!
I’m sorry, but Donbas ISN’T worth nuclear Armageddon!
“At this juncture, the fighting—and in Russia’s case, the recent (likely sham) annexations—is taking place in four far-eastern subregions of Ukraine, and, to a lesser extent, Crimea. Those are the disputed lands that the Biden administration, and “liberal Western democracy” types more broadly, have deemed to be so existentially important to Ukraine and the integrity of “the West” that reconquering them is worth seemingly any military, economic, and humanitarian cost—up to, and very much including, the harrowing specter of open nuclear warfare between NATO and Russia. …
Let’s be as clear as possible: The median American citizen does not, and should not, care whether an ethnically divided, strategically unimportant, historically contested Slavic subregion or two in eastern Ukraine ultimately takes orders from Kyiv or Moscow. …”