Oh and Western tanks will likely end up destroying less Russian tanks than ATGM's will during the course of this war so I don't see why it's considered more of an escalation than any other weapon that Ukraine has had for months now.
Western tanks will likely end up killing less soldiers than HIMARS will, Lol. They're for breaking through defensive lines via combined arms, an overwhelming attack which the enemy has to defend from using multiple tactics.
'Toothless' Leopards and 'Battered' Abrams: Russian TV Mocks NATO Tanks Promised to Ukraine
People terrified of escalation by sending tanks can't even get on the same page as Russia who apparently isn't afraid at all