Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ought to bring us all some clarity

MINOT, N.D. — Politics, at least in the United States, has been an unserious business for some time now.

Or, let me correct myself. It’s been a serious business conducted by unserious people, including we voters.

We elected a reality television star to be president, and now we watch as that boorish troglodyte delights in Russia’s bloody aggression toward Ukraine.

“That’s the strongest peace force I’ve ever seen,” gushed a delighted Donald Trump about Vladimir Putin’s amassed forces. “There were more army tanks than I’ve ever seen. They’re gonna keep peace all right.”

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Rob Port is the editor of, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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