JRL NEWSWATCH: “The Zelensky Narrative is Shifting” – Newsweek

Screenshot file photo of Volodymyr Zelensky Gesturing, from Congressional Teleconference, adapted from image at doggett.house.gov

“… [T]he Ukrainian president has enjoyed nonstop adulation from the American press and audiences with celebrity glitterati. But now, the reality of his rule … is becoming undeniable …. The Biden administration had previously been as deeply committed to escalation in Ukraine as Senator Lindsey Graham or actor Ben Stiller were, but suddenly even the West Wing is beginning to acknowledge the futility of unreservedly backing Zelensky. Apparently, there are limits …. [F]or starters, Zelensky rules much like his adversary, the universally denounced Putin …. shut[ting] down … opposition media … bann[ing] opposition … parties. He declared … Russia would have to kill every single citizen of Kyiv to get to him, but also found time to pose for a melodramatic Annie Leibovitz portrait spread for … Vogue. Zelensky … fired the Ukrainian equivalent of the U.S. Attorney General and the head of the CIA … the very same day ….”

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