Flashback: Ron Johnson on Russia, "Sad Fact is that Sanctions Haven't Worked" | WisCommunity

Flashback: Ron Johnson on Russia, "Sad Fact is that Sanctions Haven't Worked"

Last May, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson appeared on and dismissed Obama's plan to deal with Russian aggression with more economic sanctions, saying, "the sad fact is that sanctions haven't worked."  Johnson then went on to suggest that the only way to deal with Putin was militarily, saying, "Vladimir Putin is only going to respond to action, strength and resolve."

Now, seven months later, Russia's economy is going up in flames and the fire hydrants necessary to put it out -- IMF loans and other international help -- are locked down tight, because of the economic sanctions Obama and other world leaders imposed on Russia.

What's Ron Johnson saying now?  After Putin turned his attention to his own economic sinking ship, Ron Johnson moved on to next Fox News' flavors of the month:  , then , then .  

 




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December 18, 2014 - 9:54am

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