Russia is Invading the United States, Too

Miles Taylor
4 min readFeb 25, 2022

Putin has captured the minds of wayward GOP elites, putting America in danger

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“Why should I care about Ukraine?” You will hear this across the country in the coming days, weeks, and months.

And the response is simple: It’s not just Ukraine. Russia is invading the United States, too.

While it’s not a military incursion, Americans must wake up to the fact that Russian propaganda is infiltrating our country, and it poses a serious threat to U.S. national security.

You didn’t have to look far this week to see Moscow seizing the minds of prominent U.S. figures, primarily on the right, who either excused Russia’s behavior or even embraced it:

  • Ex-President Donald Trump applauded Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling the dictator “pretty smart” and, later, a “genius.”
  • Conservative commentator Tucker Carlson — who hosts one of the highest-rated cable shows in U.S. history — scoffed at criticism of Putin and downplayed the invasion; in previously covering the conflict, Carlson remarked: “Why shouldn’t I root for Russia? Which, by the way, I am.”
  • FOX News Host Laura Ingraham blamed the war on the “weakness and incompetence” of the Biden Administration and blasted the Ukrainian…



Miles Taylor

Co-Founder of Renew America Movement. New York Times bestselling author. Mr. Brightside.