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DELEGATION OF DOOM: Pelosi Visits Zelensky With Warhawk Dems, ‘Weapons, Weapons, Weapons’
No talk of peace, just more war
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrat lawmakers arrived in Kyiv for an unannounced visit with President Volodymyr Zelensky and did just what the script said: they praised the comedian for his courage and promised more weapons to keep the killing going.
It is not truly U.S. support unless it comes with a trigger.
Pelosi, the highest-ranking U.S. official to make the journey to Kyiv for a photo-op, promised Zelensky that more weapons were coming and Washington would continue to fund its proxy war against Moscow.
Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colo., was part of the delegation that genuflected at the Altar of Zelensky, and told reporters afterwards that there were three areas of focus: “weapons, weapons, and weapons.” He also posted a photo on his Twitter page promising Kyiv that the U.S. “is in this to win in and we will stand with Ukraine until victory is won.”
He did not clarify exactly what the U.S. was “in,” but the Biden administration has not announced publicly that the country is at war with Russia.
Pelosi’s freak-show – which included Rep. Adam Schiff – was there to send an “unmistakable and resounding message to the entire world: America stands firmly with Ukraine.”
“We believe that we are visiting you to say thank you for your fight for freedom, that we are on a frontier of freedom and that your fight is a fight for everyone. And so our commitment is to be there for you until the fight is done,” she said.
Schiff, who looked like a school boy meeting his hero when waiting to shake Zelensky’s hand, also got the memo and, after the visit, said one thing is clear: “We must continue to give military aid to Ukraine, and humanitarian assistance to those seeking refuge at home and in neighboring countries like Poland.”
Schiff said he was in “awe of the courage of President Zelenskyy and the Ukrainian people. In the face of extreme Russian brutality, Zelenskyy has inspired his people, and freedom-loving individuals across the world.”
TRENDPOST: It takes no political courage in the U.S. to call for more war in Ukraine. The mainstream media has executed a propaganda campaign to turn Russian President Vladimir Putin into a madman that the West must stop. It is a tried-and-true process. Just look at Saddam’s weapons of mass destruction and Qaddafi. There has been no talk of peace or concessions since the war began. But the U.S. sees an opportunity if the war is framed as a struggle between good and evil.
It’s never been a better time to try and weaken Russia than now, so Washington can’t contain its excitement. The Trends Journal has said in the past: Any politician that wants U.S. troops to fight for Ukraine should lead the way.
No Longer Hiding It
U.S. officials have been bolder in recent weeks because the propaganda campaign has been so effective. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, who once sat on Raytheon’s board, said at the news conference last week that the U.S. wants to see Russia “weakened to the degree that it can't do the kinds of things that it has done in invading Ukraine."
He continued, "So it has already lost a lot of military capability. And a lot of its troops, quite frankly. And we want to see them not have the capability to very quickly reproduce that capability."
Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, also told reporters that the U.S. wants “a free and independent Ukraine,” and “that is going to involve a weakened Russia, a strengthened NATO.”
TRENDPOST: The Trends Journal is completely opposed to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine, but—as we have long pointed out—it does not come as a surprise since Moscow views Kyiv’s partnership with the U.S. and NATO as an existential threat.
But we have been calling for Kyiv to sit down and negotiate for peace. Russia has already identified its demands.
Its top demand is that Ukraine agrees to take a neutral stance and will not apply for NATO membership. Zelensky has already agreed to this requirement.
The BBC reported that Kyiv would also have to disarm, would have to deNazify, and must protect the Russian language in the eastern region of the country.
Russia has pulled its troops from Kyiv to focus on its offensive in the east.
Mykhailo Podolyak, a Ukrainian negotiator, told Reuters that there will be no meeting with Putin until “after the country defeated Russia in the east, which would bolster its negotiating position.”
Zelensky recently told Fox News that his country would not accept “any outcome” short of the defeat of the Russian invaders.
It Should Be Noted…
The highest-profile figure in U.S. politics calling for negotiations is former President Donald Trump.
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