I know it is oh-so-wrong, but I do have a lot of time for Ambassador John Bolton's political candour.
There is just no bullshit; none whatsoever.
And on Georgia, if not on some other issues, he is absolutely right - click here.
"The West, collectively, failed in this crisis. Georgia wasted its dime making that famous 3am telephone call to the White House, the one Hillary Clinton referred to in a campaign ad questioning Barack Obama’s fitness for the Presidency. Moreover, the blood on the Bear’s claws did not go unobserved in other states that were once part of the Soviet Union. Russia demonstrated unambiguously that it could have marched directly to Tbilisi and installed a puppet government before any Western leader was able to turn away from the Olympic Games. It could, presumably, do the same to them."
It could not be put better.