A Ukraine court has officially banned the country’s main opposition party.

It’s true! And yes, that IS exactly the kind of anti-democratic move that western nations have accused Vladimir Putin’s government of engaging in. But when Ukraine does it… shruggie emoji.

Jimmy and The Dive’s Jackson Hinkle examine the cognitive dissonance that allows western governments to defend Ukraine as a paragon of democratic governance while banning political parties. Similar patterns to elsewhere.

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h/t Orangutan


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