Alice in Wonderland may forever give up her looking glass, because nothing in her world makes sense any longer.
Oh, my! I must be living in Wonderland, because the same thing is happening in my world.
How do the civilized nations of this world allow the Russian president to do as he pleases and do nothing but shake the proverbial big stick back at him?
Here is a fictional scenario:
PUTIN: I am reclaiming Crimea, because ethnic Russians want to come home.
WORLD: OK, as long as you stop there.