Words matter. Reagan proved it. The West is playing into Putin's hands by refusing - weirdly - to speak the truth plainly. Thousands of Russian troops are in Ukraine. Say it! Say it officially in the press and to the Europeans and especially, publicly, to the Russians. The masked men in Russian uniforms, with Russian weapons who speak with Russian accents - are Russians! We can't and shouldn't use military force but why on earth are we acquiescing to Putin's grotesque lie?!
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