You, Americans, should learn this lesson from watching Putin.
And I should too.
First, let me disclose a dirty little secret.
A couple actually.
When it became clear on the election night in 2016 that Trump had won, I was fearful. Back in the day, I was going through immigration in the US, and Trump's aggressive stance on immigration seemed a threat to my long journey to being able to call America home. I was also fearful of Trump’s bromance with Putin. My family in Russia is very liberal. Even in the Soviet era — I was a kid then —…