Daily Beast: “Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) on Sunday took aim at conservatives who have heaped praise upon Russian President Vladimir Putin as Russia launched a full-scale and deadly invasion of Ukraine—and he seemed to include former President Donald Trump in his harsh criticism…
“Stating that ‘a lot of those people are changing their stripes’ due to shifting political and international responses, the longtime Russia critic said it was ‘unthinkable’ and ‘almost treasonous’ that ‘anybody in this country’ could side with the murderous Russian dictator. Considering that Trump has recently lauded Putin as ‘very savvy’ for his ‘genius’ invasion of Ukraine, [CNN host Dana] Bash said ‘treasonous is a big word’ while wondering if Romney was referencing the twice-impeached ex-president. ‘Well, I said it’s nearly treasonous,’ the former GOP presidential nominee replied. ‘Standing up for freedom is the right thing to do in America. Anything less than that, in my opinion, is unworthy of American support.’”
Here’s a list via Reddit of 20 instances of Trump lavishing praise on Vladimir:
A new Gallup poll finds 52% of Americans see the conflict between Russia and Ukraine as a critical threat to U.S. vital interests.
“This morning, we are defending our country alone. Just like yesterday, the most powerful country in the world looked on from a distance.”
— Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, in a new video message.
It started even before the Russian shooting,
With Trump, et al, hollering and hooting.
It’s truly a shame —
They’re Americans only in name
Who denigrate Biden while rooting for Putin.