President Donald Trump claimed last week that the US and Britain had won World War II. This was a shameless lie and distortion of the facts.
FDR would not have celebrated Victory Day 75 years after his death with his customary loud and generous laughter. He could only have wept.
In Hollywood films about World War II, the Red Army is invisible. It is as if Britain and the United States were claiming laurels they did not earn… like soldiers wearing medals for valour which belonged to others.
Nobody is saying that Russia is not prepared to defend itself. But they are not threatening the United States or one single one of its citizens.