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Wednesday, June 13. 2018
What would they be saying if Obama had opened a dialogue with NoKo?
Related, from Kimball's excellent: Why does the commentariat so despise Trump’s success?
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The incompetence of government is showing to such an extent that both the employees and political operatives are fearful for their futures. They should be fearful. Trump goes around their fixed fortifications and attacks the problem that the "experts" have been piddling with for years. After all, if the problem gets solved then their "expertise" won't be needed.
Fixing problems is HARD. Takes effort, time, planning, and cooperation...and if you fix a problem, you don't get a raise or a promotion.
ANSWER: They just hate Trump.
It's the "2-year-old who has just learned to say 'NO!' " syndrome.
They're only digging their own graves faster and faster.
They adopt ideas and policies for the moment and behave as if they believe them fervently, even treating them as obvious and disparaging people who don't agree as stupid or evil. Yet under pressure this all vanishes. Yesterday's obvious good approach is now considered wrong and even dangerous.
It turns out that their real value, the one that does not change with the seasons is "We want to be in charge. We should be in charge, because we are the Good People and you are the Evil People."
Most liberals retain at least scraps of principles, and some retain more than that. Yet their inability to self-observe prevents their healing.
Trump is doing what was said to be "undoable". Burns their butts, it does, because they wouldn't even try to do it.
The WDC Swamp Elites are all about insider Process. Outsider Trump is about Results. Alpha-male Trump makes a mockery of the Process and the beta-male Expertise.
It is simple; they had control. They were making and sharing billions if not trillions. The government was enabling the elite and certain businesses. and the elite and business interests were rewarding them handsomely. Then Trump stumbled into office. They had planned to tighten their grip on American politics and squeeze the taxpayers even as they sold them out ans sent their jobs overseas. Another 8 years of a far left president and far left congress and they would be fabulously rich and powerful. And then Trump stumbled into power. He turned ot to not be the doofus they thought he was. He is unraveling their web of power and peeing in their swimming pool. He must be stopped at any price. Trump should watch his back. The left is very dangerous. Who knows he could be the next suicide in Fort Marcy Park
Commenters 1 thru 6 are all spot on. Well said guys!
If this were 0bama's summit instead of Trump's, there would be swooning and throbbing erections everywhere in the media.
There would be a move afoot to add an oak leaf cluster to his Nobel Prize, and probably more talk about him being a living deity.
feeblemind: If this were 0bama's summit instead of Trump's, there would be swooning and throbbing erections everywhere in the media.
Fox News isn't media?
In fact, Trump accomplished little and damaged much. Yes, the U.S. should engage with North Korea. However, the U.S. President shouldn't make excuses for North Korea's atrocious human rights record, shouldn't stop joint exercises with South Korea without firm and specific commitments, and most of all, shouldn't say the leader of friendly and democratic Canada is dishonest, that the greatest threat to the U.S. is the free press, and that the ruthless dynastic authoritarian leader of North Korea is honorable.
What we can learn from this is that nukes work. Since developing a nuclear capability, North Korea has met on equal terms with the U.S. President, stopped joint military exercises by his adversaries, and the U.S. President has announced that he wants to end long-standing troop commitments to Korea. In return, North Korea made vague references to denuclearizing the Korean peninsula, less than they have promised in the past. Sanction only work when other countries are willing to follow America's lead. Division will lead to a weakening of sanctions, something that is already happening. Not a bad day's work for Kim, but one that is underpinned by nukes.
c. 410 CE, the last Roman legions are redeployed from Britain
Wow. That is really rich. Since when do you lefties have anything to say about fellow lefties killing off citizens, abusing their human rights? I don’t remember a single word about Castro and his human rights abuses. His death camps. He and his fellow killing machine, Che Guvera. Not a word about throwing people in prison, so they waste away in starvation, all for the thought crime of apposing Castro. I remember adulation and Lightbringer worship when Obama opened up Cuba. The millions killed by the communist in China, Russia, and up to this point N. Korea? Not a peep. The rule is, for the left, there isn’t a bad word said about any two bit dictator, running rough shod over thier subjects. Back slaps and high fives to dictator and special bonus points if he calls out America. Not a word about the worst human rights abuse in the West, abortion. The savage murder of the un-born child, ripped mercilessly from the womb. No, this so called right must be protected with every fiber of lefty being. No restriction is allowed to be placed on this. Take your hypocrisy someplace else.
B. Hammer: Since when do you lefties have anything to say about fellow lefties killing off citizens, abusing their human rights?
Human Rights Watch: The Cuban government continues to repress dissent and deter public criticism.
Obama Administration: “We strongly condemn the Cuban government’s continued harassment and repeated use of arbitrary detention, at times with violence, to silence critics, disrupt peaceful assembly and freedom expression, and intimidate citizens ... We urge the government of Cuba to end its practice of repressing these and other internationally protected freedoms and to respect the universal human rights of Cuban citizens.”
Sam L: Riiiiiiiiiiiiiight. "Strongly condemn..."
The question was "Since when do you lefties have anything to say about fellow lefties killing off citizens, abusing their human rights?" We provided two prominent examples from the political left.
Whew. The DNC got out its talking points just in time for this morning.
Gee. What did that say when bucktooth, faggot-faced, Communist street protester rammed his tongue up Raul Castro's anus? Did they freak out or call it wisdom? Leftists are the scum of this earth. Pretending they aren't sub-human is the first habit to break. They are vermin.
BD hasn't removed your post, bless his heart.
But your posting is more suited to Zerohedge than Maggiesfarm.
We have disagreements and spirited debate, such as above with our friendly and beloved obama/clinton apologist Zachriel.
Please don't bring disrepute to the site. Keep it clean and cordial.