The blame America for everything crowd is at it again.
The Democratic Socialists of America are blaming U.S. imperialism for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, as if that’s a real thing that has anything whatsover to do with the situation.
Remember, this is a real political political organization that backs people like Bernie Sanders and AOC.
The New York Post reports:
Democratic Socialists blame US imperialism for Russian invasion of Ukraine
The Democratic Socialists of America blamed US and NATO “imperialist expansion” for helping trigger the Russian invasion of Ukraine — provoking criticism from local political leaders.
“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.”
The socialist group continued that “much of the next ten years are coming into view through this attack” and closed by saying, “no war but
The DSA’s members who are elected leaders include Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).
Military vet and former Staten Island Democratic Congressman Max Rose said in a tweet, “I am deeply concerned with DSA’s statement calling on the US to unilaterally leave NATO in the midst of a level of Russian Aggression on the European Continent that we have not seen since World War 2.
Paging the media. Anyone going to ask about this?
So any reporters going to ask the squad members currently party of DSA (Bowman, AOC, Cori Bush, and Tlaib) if they agree with this position? https://t.co/lRJBC9LZQi
— AG🌻 (@AGHamilton29) February 27, 2022
— Patrick Chovanec (@prchovanec) February 27, 2022
Of course, they’ll never get asked about this.