The GOP and Ukraine
Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis are the frontrunners for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination. It may well be that, in January 2025, one of them will be president. (In Trump’s case, again.) What they think about the Ukraine war matters.
Trump’s attitude toward Russia and Ukraine is well-known. I believe he is a mortal threat to Ukraine. What about DeSantis?
In his now famous, or infamous, statement to Fox News, DeSantis said that Ukraine was not among our “vital national interests.” That must be music to Vladimir Putin’s ears. DeSantis...