The House of Representatives this week overwhelmingly passed a Russia sanctions bill this week.
U.S. allies in Europe are extremely critical of the jingoistic move.
Our Congress seems hell bent on reigniting full scale cold war, and maybe even kicking off a hot one.
I suspect U.S. relations with Russia could be quickly and easily improved, but the DC establishment doesn't want that.
DC's establishment works to make Russia seem a bigger and bigger villain, perhaps to distract from its own escalating malfeasance.