LD: In accordance with our policy of posting anti-Trump articles followed by pro-Trump ones, and vice versa, here is an article by Ron Paul that belongs firmly in the pro-Trump category. It argues that Trump is doing the right thing but that the appointees in his administration keep undermining him at every turn, throwing a spanner in the works. Which naturally raises the question: why keep appointing the wrong people, or, having appointed such no-gooders, why not just get rid of them? Or is it simply a question of the President having to work under considerable constraints, given the vast array of hostile forces ranged against him?
National Security Advisor John Bolton • President Donald Trump • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Are President Trump’s senior cabinet members working against him? It’s hard not to conclude that many of the more hawkish neocons that Trump has (mistakenly, in my view) appointed to top jobs are actively working to undermine the president’s stated agenda. Especially when it seems Trump is trying to seek dialogue with countries the neocons see as adversaries needing to be regime-changed. Read More