“President Obama is such a weak strongman. What’s more, he is a feeble dictator and a timid tyrant.
“That, at any rate, is Republicans’ critique of him. With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Obama’s critics pivoted seamlessly from complaining about his overreach to fretting that he is being too cautious. Call it Operation Oxymoron.”
Dana Milbank, “Obama, the feckless tyrant,” WaPo
The GOP has been behaving as shamelessly and disingenuously as Putin in all this.