They have been the most popular political comedian in America for years, and unintentionally they work hard to maintain that status. Their take on Ukraine is a surefire way to keep them at the top of the list.
Russia was the object of outrage when it invaded Ukraine. The consensus was clear; Russia shouldn’t be doing this, they’re in the wrong, and they deserved to be punished for it. What’s more, we knew that this was the move of a dictator whose ambitions will cost the lives of many innocent people.
The DSA is in agreement…kind of.
The New York Post reported that the DSA has condemned Russia’s actions because it would have a detrimental effect on the working-class.
“We stand in solidarity with the working classes of Ukraine and Russia who will undoubtedly bear the brunt of this war, and with antiwar protestors in both countries and around the world who are calling for a diplomatic resolution,” the DSA said.
So far so good.
“There is no solution through war or further intervention. This crisis requires an immediate international antiwar response demanding de-escalation, international cooperation, and opposition to unilateral coercive measures, militarization, and other forms of economic and military brinkmanship that will only exacerbate the human toll of this conflict,” the lefty group said.
OK, that’s not so bad.
“DSA reaffirms our call for the US to withdraw from NATO and to end the imperialist expansionism that set the stage for this conflict,” the DSA said in a statement.
“While the failures of neoliberal order are clear to everyone, the ruling class is trying to build a new world, through a dystopic transition grounded in militarism, imperialism, and war. Socialists have a duty to build an alternative.”
It is there. It’s back.
The DSA isn’t particularly known for its wise decisions about any given subject matter and the suggestion that we leave an alliance of western countries in the midst of a time when war is at the doorstep is one of the most breathtakingly stupid things they’ve said.
Moreover, they’ve taken the blame off of Russia and put it on…western imperialism.
Forget the fact that President Joe Biden is the one who opened the door for this to happen through his relaxing sanctions for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, or that Putin is a dictatorial maniac with dreams of expanding Russia’s borders through conquest. This, according to the radical left, is still America’s fault as a whole.
If the DSA was trying to protect the Democrat Party by placing the blame squarely on anyone but the party they currently have a firm hold on, they’re out of their minds…
…but we knew that already.
Strangely enough, Democrats even seem to mock the DSA’s lunacy. Max Rose (Democratic candidate for New York’s Congress) and Tom Suozzi (Democrat gubernatorial hopeful), both publicly criticized the DSA via social media. They signaled their disapproval of the idea.
It was well said. @MaxRose4NY! The DSA statement calling for the US to withdraw from NATO is a statement I strongly oppose.
We have to support NATO, Ukraine and resist Putin’s bullying. https://t.co/L4GPiTEZo3
— Tom Suozzi (@Tom_Suozzi) February 27, 2022
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