If Trump really wanted to help Russia, he wouldn’t do what he’s doing. He’d do what Obama did.

AMERICAN INTEREST
Trump Isn’t Sounding Like a Russian Mole
by Walter Russell Mead
February 24, 2017

With his latest effusive remarks to Reuters on the importance of expanding the U.S. nuclear arsenal, President Donald Trump has sent the press into a panic once again. What the press has largely ignored about Trump’s latest pronouncement is an obvious truth that undermines its own narrative: someone who was safely in Vladimir Putin’s pocket wouldn’t run around saying things like this. While liberal America may have forgotten recent history, Russia certainly hasn’t: provoking a nuclear arms race with an outclassed, economically weak Soviet Union was Ronald Reagan’s winning strategy in the 1980s. READ MORE

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