"They got a Jewish President? See, there's no Nazi problem in Ukraine!"
Ukraine's fascist and far-right groups aren't going anywhere. They're too useful to the country’s oligarchic clans. Who else can mobilize swarms of men willing to die for a billionaire's cause?
Just over a week ago, Ukraine elected its first-ever Jewish president: Volodymyr Zelensky, a comedic actor who played a populist president on a TV series called “Servant of the People.”
I recommend watching the first few episodes, which are actually really good. It’s like a mix of Gogol and VEEP — a cynical look at Ukraine’s oligarchic sovok society. It …