Blake Masters, a Senate candidate in Arizona and a newbie to politics, can’t figure our where he stands on the invasion of Ukraine and people are making note. Masters, a self proclaimed isolationist, was originally quoted by Axios as saying Ukraine shouldn’t matter to the American people and that he didn’t care about helping democracies thousands of miles away.
“This country has actual problems that our politicians should prioritize. The Ukrainian border isn’t even in the top 20. You’d think we would have learned our lesson by now when it comes to policing the world and ‘democracy building’ thousands of miles away.“
Then on March 1st after American public opinion became overwhelmingly supportive of Ukraine and the world turned on Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Blake Masters flip-flopped and advocated for sending the Ukrainians more military supplies.
This kind of thing happens on the campaign trail but considering he is running for the US Senate he should decide on a more principled foreign policy.