Positioning for checkmate.

[Forwarded from Julians Rum]
Putin is basically making the sacrificial chess move that had to be made, ie, it’s a move that looks VERY BAD to the sheep herd and feeds the “Russia bad” narrative. But it’s the only way to position for checkmate, and Putin doesn’t give a fuck about short-term optics. He knows what’s at stake: humanity’s freedom as we know it