My feeling is that he knew about the Crimea beforehand and there may be a quid pro quo. That might be Putin laying off the rest of the Ukraine and allowing the country into the EU. It seems that might not be such a bad exchange if.....
We are broke and in deebt and Obama gives Ukraine one billion dollars.........What is wrong with this picture???
"God Bless Our Troops in Harms Way."
Ukraine is a basket case. The people there better beware of the EU. They will end up like Greece, mothers forced to abandon their children, etc.
The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of Conservatives is to prevent mistakes from being corrected.