As Ukraine continues to fall to the Russians, can’t someone put a microphone in front of former Vice President Dick Cheney, former acting UN Ambassador John Bolten or other fierce critics of President Barack Obama and ask them about Russia’s invasion of Georgia during the years of the Bush administration, and what they would have done in the case of Ukraine — in light of the fact that they did nothing in Georgia?

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Steven Brill , the author of Class Warfare: Inside the Fight To Fix America’s Schools, has written for magazines including New York, The New Yorker, Time, Harper's, and The New York Times Magazine. He founded and ran Court TV, The American Lawyer magazine, ten regional legal newspapers, and Brill's Content magazine. He also teaches journalism at Yale, where he founded the Yale Journalism Initiative.