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War Party Tells CNN’s Carl Bernstein: Remove Trump as a National Security Risk

June 30, 2020 (EIRNS)—CNN’s well-known liar Carl Bernstein today published a treasonous report on his interviews with leaders of the war party concerning their views on President Trump’s phone calls with foreign leaders, especially Putin and Erdogan, characterizing the results thusly: “President Donald Trump was so consistently unprepared for discussion of serious issues, so often outplayed in his conversations with powerful leaders like Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and so abusive to leaders of America’s principal allies, that the calls helped convince some senior U.S. officials—including his former secretaries of state and defense, two national security advisers and his longest-serving chief of staff—that the President himself posed a danger to the national security of the United States, according to White House and intelligence officials intimately familiar with the contents of the conversations.”

Bernstein names the “usual suspects” as his sources: “National Security Advisers H.R. McMaster and John Bolton, Defense Secretary James Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, as well as intelligence officials.” Bernstein writes that two of these masters of war—the people who brought us the endless, genocidal wars of the past 20 years—called the President “delusional.” He says these views “take on new resonance with reports the President may have learned in March that Russia had offered the Taliban bounties to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan—and yet took no action.” Not only is this another Big Lie of the Goebbels variety, but Trump’s “delusion” according to these maniacs was that he refused to prepare for war with Russia and China, that “being friends with Russia is a good thing, not a bad thing.” His peace-seeking was, in fact, a major reason why the American people elected him President.

Bernstein rants on: “Meanwhile, the President regularly bullied and demeaned the leaders of America’s principal allies, especially two women: telling Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom she was weak and lacked courage; and telling German Chancellor Angela Merkel that she was ‘stupid.’ ” Clearly truthful, if blunt.

“Trump took special delight in trashing former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama,” Bernstein added—again, a truthful statement, and one which also helped Trump win the election.

The perverted view of Russia held by these war party maniacs was captured by the following in Bernstein’s diatribe:

“In separate interviews, two high-level administration officials familiar with most of the Trump-Putin calls said the President naively elevated Russia—a second-rate totalitarian state with less than 4% of the world’s GDP—and its authoritarian leader almost to parity with the United States and its President by undermining the tougher, more realistic view of Russia expressed by the U.S. Congress, American intelligence agencies and the long-standing post-war policy consensus of the U.S. and its European allies. ‘He [Trump] gives away the advantage that was hard won in the Cold War,’ said one of the officials—in part by ‘giving Putin and Russia a legitimacy they never had,’”

the official said. “He’s given Russia a lifeline—because there is no doubt that they’re a declining power.... He’s playing with something he doesn’t understand and he’s giving them power that they would use [aggressively].”

This comes from the kind of fool who thinks a war with Russia is necessary and would be an easy victory, when in fact it would likely be the end of civilization, a potential “extinction event.”

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