LA GUAIRA, Venezuela – Russian warships sailed into port in Venezuela on Tuesday in a show of strength as Moscow seeks to counter U.S. influence in Latin America……
But U.S. officials mocked the show of force.
“Are they accompanied by tugboats this time?” U.S. State Department spokesman Sean McCormack joked to reporters in Washington. He noted that Russia’s navy is but a shadow of its Soviet-era fleet…"
It may be true, but that’s just HARSH. Not good diplomacy.