Germany, Italy, etc. get almost all their oil and Natural Gas from Russia.
Russia - which in the last 10 years, brutally killed thousand in Chechnya, Bombed Syrian Villages, killing Thousands (to help Assad) - and bloodily Invaded the Democratic country of Georgia.
Then stole the Crimea from Ukraine and now has the whole Russian army invading and destroying Ukraine. But let’s not dwell.
"We didn't know Russia was so bad," a German spokesman said. "That is why we just did a new gas pipeline Deal with them.
“When Putin attacks others, no big problem-but who knew He would be brutal; with us?
“We could have bought natural gas/oil from other Democracies, but that costs more money. Who knew we were fueling Putin’s Military Adventurism with our money?
“We saw America pouring billions into China's economy, (from its factories), making that bloody Dictatorship stronger ,but never thought we were doing the same.
“We stand for Democracy, and support Democracies-just like America-and always have-Except when it comes to our Nation and corporations saving Cash and getting a Bargain.”