As the war lumbers along and the atrocities become more atrocious, conservatives will insist that they knew all along that this Putin guy was bad news and will deny their groveling hero worship of a power-hungry mass murderer.
Ukrainian refugees deserve the world’s sympathy and assistance. It is worth noting, however, that because they are often blond and blue-eyed, their plight is eliciting far more empathy than, say, people fleeing a drug war in Central America.
There is just something about an overly aggressive, hostile, boastful jerk masquerading as a tough guy that makes huge swaths of any given population say, “Sure, go ahead and arrest my neighbors, control the media, and kill foreigners, because you’re the boss.”
Hector’s buddy Andrew Silva returns to chat about all that’s happening in the world — which is a lot, maybe too much.
Now, America, you know how Latin America feels.