Dark Forces Behind Anti-Trumpism
by Stephen Lendman
America is a one-party state with two wings, its bipartisan supported rogue state agenda threatening world peace, its money controlled electoral process too corrupted to fix.
Democracy is pure fantasy. Voters have no say whatever. Party bosses complicit with Wall Street, war profiteers and other corporate interests decide who’ll be president, hold top congressional posts and be chosen for the nation’s courts, notably its highest.
Government in America serves its privileged class exclusively. No matter who succeeds Obama, the incumbent will follow tradition.
Trump is like the rest. His unorthodox style makes him appear different. He didn’t become a billionaire by being anti-establishment.
His one redeeming quality is he’s less likely to start WW III than Clinton. As a businessman, he’d rather make money than war, but make no mistake.
America has been at war internally and/or abroad every year in its history since before gaining independence from Britain - notably post-9/11 in multiple theaters.
Trump won’t change a thing. Wars of aggression called democracy building and humanitarian intervention will continue - at best maybe fewer in number than if Clinton succeeds Obama, the most recklessly pro-war US political operative in memory.
Power brokers oppose Trump because he sounds anti-establishment, unsure if they can entirely control him.
He’s used to being boss, likely unwilling to let others do his decision-making, the way Washington works.
Big money is mobilized to stop him. Protests targeting his rallies are staged. Paid operatives are involved.
Congressional Trump supporter Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) says they’re part of the “Democrat playbook…There’s no question. These are paid protesters…not a bunch of college kids showing up because they’ve got an issue here or there.”
A previous article explained longtime Democrat party supporter George Soros’ involvement, financing anti-Trump protests, planning disruptive actions in April.
Republican Big Money aims to derail him, perhaps part of a bipartisan effort. Reports suggest people are being paid to protest.
Arizona resident Paul Horner said he was paid “$3,500 to protest Trump’s rally in Fountain Hills” (AR).
He “answered a Craigslist ad…about a group needing actors for a political event. (He) interviewed with them and got the part.”
He thinks Hillary Clinton’s campaign hired him, saying “(t)he actual check I received after I was done with the job was from a group called ‘Women Are The Future.’ “
“After I was hired, they told me if anyone asked any questions about who I was with or communicated with me in any way, I should start talking about how great Bernie Sanders is.”
“Almost all of the people I was protesting with I had seen at my interview and training class.”
“At the rally, talking with some of them, I learned they only paid Latinos $500, Muslims $600 and African Americans $750.”
“I don’t think they were looking for any Asians. Women and children were paid half of what the men got and illegals received $300 across the board.”
“I think I was paid more than the other protesters because I was white and had taken classes in street fighting and boxing a few years back.”
Horner explained he and others completed a six-hour training class before Trump’s scheduled rally, instructed on how to act.
Republicans have been involved in their own dirty tricks. So far, everything thrown at Trump hasn’t stuck.
He’s a deplorable choice for president but so are the other duopoly aspirants, Clinton arguably the most ruthless and dangerous.
Most likely, she and Trump will contest for the presidency in November. Days earlier, Politico
called Trump’s Republican adversaries “dazed and demoralized,” millions of dollars spent to undermine him so far failed.
“(T)here’s growing worry” that using a brokered convention to stop him “could be traumatic for the party,” said Politico.
He’s far and away the most popular Republican choice. Manipulating convention delegates to stop him could be hugely disruptive, conceding the election to Clinton.
Perhaps Republican power brokers prefer her to a Trump administration.
Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at email@example.com.
His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."
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