MSBNC Guest Claims Republicans View Putin as ‘White Christian Savior’
An MSNBC guest said Republicans don’t stand for any policies except “white resentment that gravitates toward people like” Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Tom Nichols, The Atlantic contributing writer, attacked the GOP as “kooks and opportunists” that have divided the country to benefit Putin.
“There are a group of right-wing Republicans who think of Putin as this kind of white Christian savior of civilization with whom we could make some sort of, link arms and make a sort of common defense against the Islamic world and against the encroachment of, you know, left-wing civilization, the drag queens and the gays and the vegans and spelling reformers, and the other boogeymen of the American right.”
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