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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Syria is Burning

Turkey is treating our President's letters with disdain. ISIS prisoners have escaped captivity.  American forces are bombing their own military bases.  Trump is telling the world precisely how many nuclear missiles (or does he know the number?  Is that better, or worse?) NATO has in Turkey.

And Mitch McConnell is concerned with process:


Blogger The Thought Criminal said...

What he is doing is playing on the habits of the DC-NYC-Atlanta media who he knows will always go for Republicans playing on the process because a. It's what they've always done, it's habitual, b. it's a lot easier than covering more complex and real issues, c. it's what their bosses like the result of. It's the same reason we see amoral slimeballs like Barr and Pompeo making gestures of religiosity that nothing in their other behavior has ever exhibited any signs of being important to them. They're playing the press and the suckers who they depend on. And the idiots on the play-left play right along with it like concussed lab rats.

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