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comment by War

I just don't think that wary or upset should stop us from acting against Putin and his interests. The excuse that because the US does the same thing means we shouldn't act is a weak argument. Putin is a thug that would gladly watch the rest of the world burn if it meant he was in power over all of it. At the very least the US understands that there is a balance globally I mean.

user-inactivated  ·  2623 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I never made such claims and I never will. Any country that after fair scrutiny is found to act out opens itself to criticism and condemnation.

My initial response is a knee-jerk reaction to kleinbl00's comparison of two different scenarios and while I do think we're doing better than Russia, I do not think we should be so easily dismissive of our own wrong doings.

War  ·  2623 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Of course. I don't think anyone is being dismissive of it at all really not even klein. I think klein's response is along the lines of what I was saying. That sure what trump said is true, but in this scenario there is a distinction between intention large enough that, "America did it too" isn't a good response.