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Holy Moly! I read a piece on a website (I don’t even know where or how I ended up there) and I’m still wondering why it was written. The title references Trump’s “….undimmed danger” and the point being made: “It’s the extreme danger that the US system of government, Constitution and cherished freedoms would face if an ex-President even now trying to revive his demagogic political career ever gets anywhere near the Oval Office again.”
Why is Trump such a scary bad guy to these people? Is it because he came into office and simply bypassed the press? Is it because he didn’t pay enough attention to the “consensus of the interagency?” Is it because he beat The Hillary so well in that election where she was supposed to be the First Woman President?
Reading these articles that analyze a series of new books (some by Washington Post reporters, some by CNN talkers, and I think one is by General Mark Milley, former head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff) I am struck by the ferocity of the need for these authors to continue to beat the dead corpse of the defeated candidate for US President in 2020’s election. (Also, Milley should resign … a military officer is not supposed to be political.)
I am also dismayed by the ridicule heaped on the Trump supporters at CPAC, and people who voted for him in general. There is so much contempt for the Red State doofuses, I wonder if these critics feel compelled to wash their hands after they type “Red States.”Maybe they just squirt some hand sanitizer on them. But, this dismissal of more than one-half of the voting population is nothing new. It has been going on for decades. However, it seems like it has been the default for “journalists” ever since the Red/Blue identifiers were first articulated.
Is there a serious fear that Trump really has a chance for re-election as president? I voted for him. I was very disappointed when he lost to Biden. But, I don’t know if he’d be a serious candidate in three more years. He’d be as old as Doddering Joe is now.
Anyone here think (like I’m thinking) that exaggeration of Trump, the Jan. 6 mess at the Capitol, and things he said or did in office, are just attempts to fling around enough BS so that any attempt by DJT to reenter the political arena as a candidate will be impossible?
I feel discouraged. After all, the last time he ran, all the opposition forces (and by that, I reference the Media) courted and promoted Trump because they thought it would be so hilarious and a good way to squash the success of any of the other GOP candidates. Then, they found themselves in a quandary because he succeeded! So, now they’ve learned? So now they have to go all-0ut to destroy him?
It is dismaying for many reasons, and especially because we live in such a divided information world. If you faithfully watch and read the (completely-discredited, in my opinion) Mainstream Media, you have no idea that you’re watching completely biased, one-sided, often completely invented (Russia-Gate) “news.” I have had conversations with people who have never even heard of some of the people and things that might be negative towards the Democrats/Liberals. I was really amazed until I realized that if it was reported on Fox TV, or presented on any of the talk radio stations I listen to, or websites such as Breitbart, Powerline, Ricochet, Town Hall, etc., some people would have no knowledge of so many stories that would bring a positive view to conservatives and a criticism or revelation about something nefarious on the lefty side of American politics. We are in news silos…Published in