Ukrainians are dying for democracy while in America, Republicans won’t stand up to Trump

By | March 27, 2022

John M. Bridgeland writes:

The contrast now between Ukraine and the United States is striking, but in an unexpected way – in the defense of democracy.

The world is seeing the bravery of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the Ukrainian people, who are willing to die to defend their democracy and freedom. When offered a flight out of the country, President Zelenskyy and his family chose to stay.

As Russian tanks roll into Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities, Ukrainians are using their bodies to stop them, making Molotov cocktails to defend their cities and building barricades with whatever they can assemble to repel the attacks. No cost is too high to defend their democracy and beloved Ukraine.

Ironically, the threat to democracy in America is coming from our own. When America was confronted by an insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021, incited by a president who was trying to overturn an election, the majority of Republican senators and members of Congress cowered and failed to check President Donald Trump’s power. [Continue reading…]

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