The real losers in this war are varied.
Everyday people who just want to get on with their lives. Ukrainians who have no grudge to bare with Russia or it’s people are the biggest, then European civilians who can only stand by and watch the geopolitics screw with their welfare.
The political class play their games hoping to keep their hands on the reins and try and enthuse the public to why the other side are the baddies. But in reality it takes two to tango.
I think there is a good chance the political elite in the US are about to learn how much the public want a war.
The midterms are due to deliver a huge wave of republicans and if they are predominantly the anti war republicans that win. You will have your answer.
In the mean time Zelensky realises he is being played like a fiddle.