If you make the decision to run for the presidency, you must be able to accept an enormous amount of criticism, and huge numbers of jokes at your expense. This disqualifies Trump. He was obviously ignorant about the fact that it goes with the territory.
Trump chose as his ‘chief adviser’ one of the most despicable men in America. He is not only a white supremacist, as proven by his membership in ‘Alt-Right,’ as the editor of Breitbart he approved or wrote numerous articles condemning women, Hispanics, Muslims, the LGBT community, and Jews. Steve Bannon is the white supremacist’s, white supremacist.
He has absolutely no credibility. He is a former Wall Street degenerate, who sought an even more vile and disreputable career.
“The media should be embarrassed and humiliated and keep its mouth shut and just listen for awhile,” Steve Bannon, President Trump’s chief White House Strategist, said during a telephone call with the New York Times on Thursday. “I want you to quote this,” Mr. Bannon added. “The media here is the opposition party. They don’t understand this country.”
First of all, Bannon has admitted that he is also a fascist. This is the first must for a totalitarian government; end free speech, and only government controlled press and its “alternative facts” will be presented to the people.
Bannon, Trump, and the rest of Trump’s circle of sinners should be embarrassed, and Trump should keep his little thumbs off of his wireless phone for a while.
In his statement, Bannon is denying the overall purpose of the fourth estate; to guard against corruption, and keep the American people informed of the truth. We need more media, not less.
As for ‘not knowing the country,’ he actually means that no one understands the country proposed by Trump. It is a nation founded on fear, hatred, and violence, all resulting from racism, bigotry, Islamophobia, homophobia, and misogyny. This is Bannon’s dream; an all-white America controlled by the wealthy.
Remember, Robert Mercer placed Bannon in Trump’s cadre.
So, who do you trust? Would you rather read; facts presented by the New York Times, or accept Trump’s “alternative facts?”
I’ll stand behind the former, and continue to denounce the latter.
By James Turnage
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