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Speaking to Fox News anchor Bret Baier Monday morning, Fox & Friends co-hosts Brian Kilmeade and Peter Johnson set up a comparison between the situation in the Crimean peninsula and the Cuban Missile Crisis, which they said reflected poorly on President Barack Obama’s round of golf this weekend. [...]

“Also, JFK didn’t go golfing during the Cuban Missile Crisis,” Kilmeade said. “The president was.”

Okay, aside from the fact that we shouldn't take anything away from JFK's golf game because he was probably the best golfing president ever, here's something that even Brian Kilmeade should be able to understand: The Ukraine crisis is not the Cuban Missile Crisis. That's not to say what's happening in Ukraine is unimportant, but until Putin sets his sights on placing Russian nuclear missiles within spitting distance of Florida, and until Obama decides that stopping Putin from doing that is worth risking a nuclear war, and until the world is on the brink of nuclear annihilation, then the Cuban Missile Crisis this ain't. Of course, even if Kilmeade were to acknowledge that, it's not like he wouldn't come up with some other reason for why Obama sucks. After all, it's his job.

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