‘We Need a President Who Will Stand Up to the Kremlin, Push Back Against Putin’ | National Review

U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin shake hands as they arrive for the U.S.-Russia summit at Villa La Grange in Geneva, Switzerland, June 16, 2021. (Sputnik/Sergey Bobylev/Reuters)

President Biden’s halting, a-day-late-and-dollar-short approach to rebuking Russia is infuriating. Half-measures in the economic realm can’t repel a full-scale military invasion. But it is even more infuriating when we remember how often on the campaign trail, Biden posed as John Wayne, just the right steely-eyed tough guy who could stare down Vladimir Putin in any showdown:

As Politico puts it this morning, “Putin was playing Biden all along.”


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