Your points are well taken in that we on the Left have good reason to be pessimistic, but I think the difference lay in that while most of us despised and ridiculed Bush 43, nobody seriously questioned his patriotism, and no one thought he was a puppet of another nation’s leader, much less of Putin himself.

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