Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large
Updated 9:53 AM ET, Mon March 28, 2022
I don’t see anywhere in Trump statements that he condones Putin’s deadly actions. To say that Putin is smart as Trump did on several occasions, I would absolutely agree with him.
Putin did not rise all the way from the ghettos of Russia to the position he is in now, to the most probably one of the most powerful men in the world, because he’s not a brilliant man. Does that statement indicate I am a supporter of Putin?? Absolutely not, just acknowledging his intelligence.
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TIME explained what was perhaps the most controversial of its choices thus: “Hitler became in 1938 the greatest threatening force that the democratic, …
Does this acknowledgment make Time magazine pro Nazi??
Aren’t you guys at CNN tired of trying to kick trump ass??