They say the best way to compete with the Russian model is by having a better message.
The question they need to decide is “quo vadis” — where are you going? Are you going to support Ukraine in a consequential and effectual manner in defending itself against Russia?
European leaders must quickly get their act together and act, trying to prevent the worst and to hope for an outcome that is more or less acceptable.
If you vote for Trump, you may as well be voting for Vladimir Putin and for the demise of a free and independent Ukraine.