While a majority, 71% of all Americans and 53% of military households, still views Russia as an enemy, the spike in pro-Russian sentiment has defense officials concerned. And now, due to purely partisan interests, the nation’s military is being warped into supporting the hostile foreign power–against our own values, geopolitical interests, and intelligence services It’s like the plot from a bad spy novel, except that it’s happening right out in the open. This is the situation as it stands between Trump, Russia, the Republican Party and Ukraine. And no one can do anything about it because the Republican Party sees itself as locked into a demographic death spiral as it sheds support from every demographic except the declining share older, white, exurban evangelicals, and is therefore willing to defend even the most abominable behavior in exchange for nominating a slew of extremist radical judges who they hope will derail any progressive priorities for the next several decades. Trump Is Aligning the Military with the Russian White Supremacist Criminal Syndicate | Washington Monthly Those numbers show beyond all doubt Republicans are the enemy within America. There is no longer any need to negotiate with them. Just continue treating them as the enemy they are until their numbers are dwindled into the minority in the 2040's, and then deal with them accordingly.