Barack Obama's statement after the Russian invasion of Georgia
), the news out of Poland is revealing.
Along with hosting elements of a global anti-missile shield in conformity with US wishes, Poland is also looking for assurances of US help and friendship
-- including a permanent US base in Poland as a symbolic gesture.
Get it now, moral equivalence gang? Free people seek
a US presence . . . and fear a Russian one. What does that tell you?
For anyone who might see still be taking a "moral equivalence" approach toward Russia and its dealings in the world (see, for example,