In a day-old interview with Clay and Buck (2.22.22), The Beast complimented Russian autocrat Vladimir Putin. He called the invasion (which has just escalated into bombing) a “smart move” and “genius…Putin declares a big portion of the Ukraine — of Ukraine — Putin declares it as independent. Oh, that’s wonderful. He used the word ‘independent’ and ‘we’re going to go out and we’re going to go in and we’re going to help keep peace.’ You’ve got to say that’s pretty savvy.”