All that progress twenty years ago has produced one of the ugliest skylines anywhere.
On the Ukraine jacket, we have an entire department of Ukraine’s State Security Service staking out journalists to expose unflattering details about their personal lives.
Z and his team have been mum about who ordered the months-long surveillance. They are too busy gaslighting the population.
Spying on, harassing and even beheading critics is a tradition for Ukraine’s political elites. The practice led to the Orange Revolution, a dress rehersal for the Revolution of Dignity nine years later.
Z ignored the latest fuck up in his daily pep talk from Cherkasy region.
On the Team USA jacket, MAGA maniacs have decided not to solve the border problem because they need to run an election campaign around the urgent need to fix it. The failure means throwing Ukraine under the bus.
“This vote will echo throughout the history of this country and the history of the world for generations, particularly if we fail to meet what I believe is a commitment to the people of Ukraine,” Angus King, the senator from Maine, said this week1.
“If we back away, pull out, and leave the Ukrainians without the resources to defend themselves, it will compromise the interests of this country for 50 years. It will be viewed as one of the greatest geopolitical mistakes of the 21st century.”
Ending on a positive note:
More than 1,000 more dead Russian invaders.
US senators set up showdown on deal for Ukraine aid and border crackdown. Compromise bill faces opposition from Republicans after Donald Trump said he was against negotiations (The Financial Times, February 5, 2024)