"The current administration and the leadership of the Democratic Party are trying to blame all their failures on external factors," said Putin."(We are talking about) a party which has clearly forgotten the original meaning of its own name. They (the Democrats) are losing on all fronts and looking elsewhere for things to blame. In my view this, how shall I say it, degrades their own dignity. You have to know how to lose with dignity."
A Russia/US axis against China would be an interesting development indeed. It really smacks of the Cold War as well.