Pat Buchanan wrote a piece for World Net Daily in which he suggested John McCain is hijacking Donald Trump’s NATO and war. policies He began by referring to McCain calling Senator Paul a Russian hireling for not wanting to ally with Montenegro.
“The senator from Kentucky,” said John McCain, speaking of his colleague Rand Paul, “is working for Vladimir Putin … and I do not say that lightly.”
Buchanan asked what Paul did to deserve that and answered it with an explanation of why it might be a serious mistake to let Montenegro join NATO, adding that it would put us in the position of going to war with Russia over this tiny, corrupt country. Buchanan suggests this is a hijacking of Trump’s foreign policy over NATO and Trump needs to shut it down.
Montenegro sits on the “most volatile peninsula in Europe” and has no “strategic benefit” to the U.S. that would risk our having to go to war to protect its borders, Buchanan wrote[…]