Thursday, October 13, 2016

NYT Double-Barreled Editorial Assault on Trump

NYT Double-Barreled Editorial Assault on Trump

by Stephen Lendman

NYT-led scoundrel media viciousness destroyed Trump’s presidential aspirations - defeated before voting begins next month, Hillary almost certain to succeed Obama.

Power brokers decided things before campaigning began, media scoundrels serving as press agents for longstanding dirty business as usual.

Daily Trump vilification continues. Two new Times editorials went at him on the same day. One criticized him for wanting normalized ties with Moscow and Vladimir Putin - irresponsibly accusing him of being “a Kremlin apologist on issues ranging from Syria to…computer hacking…”

Despite besting Hillary in last Sunday’s debate, Times editors called his performance “alarming,” saying he denied Russian involvement in “doing anything to manipulate the presidential election…”

No evidence suggests it. Times editors lied claiming otherwise. They blasted what they called “his cockamamie and uninformed view of the bloody civil war in Syria and…refus(ed) to acknowledge Russia’s role in making it worse.”

Fact: Syria is Obama’s war. There’s nothing civil about it. Russia’s intervention at the behest of Assad is the best hope for eventually liberating another country raped by America.

The Times: Trump “is Mr. Putin’s poodle, stubbornly naive, totally clueless, (perhaps) protecting undisclosed business interests in Russia.”

Fact: Throughout years of US naked aggression on nonbelligerent Syria threatening no one, The Times willfully and maliciously misinformed its readers on what’s going on - who’s responsible, who’s victimized, typical of its despicable misreporting.

The Times: “…Mr. Trump refuses to accept Russia’s role in backing Syria’s brutal dictator…and to condemn the bombings that have killed thousands of civilians in Aleppo and elsewhere.”

Fact: Assad governs democratically. He’s no “brutal dictator.” The Times disgracefully lied. Pentagon-led “coalition” terror-bombing and US-supported terrorists bear full responsibility for killing hundreds of thousands of Syrians.

The Times: Trump “lack(s) fitness to further his country’s best interests.”

Fact: Its “best interests” threaten humanity’s survival - especially if Hillary succeeds Obama.

The second Times anti-Trump editorial assault took issue with his legitimate concern about election rigging for Hillary in November. On Monday, he said “(w)e have to make sure that this election is not stolen from us.”

Other times he warned about the same thing. Times editors ignored perhaps what’s coming in November. Instead they accused him of “exhorting supporters…to harass and intimidate minority voters.”

Trump “(v)olunteers…serv(ing) as unofficial (poll) watchers could interfere with voting and might…violate the law,” they said.

No evidence suggests he’ll do anything to disrupt or unfairly influence voting next month. Baseless Times accusations continue a daily drumbeat of anti-Trump viciousness, one-sidedly support war goddess/she devil Hillary.

Neither candidate deserves support, Hillary by far the most ruthlessly dangerous of the two. Her deplorable public record speaks for itself - what The Times never explains.

A Final Comment

Russian lower house State Duma Vice Chairman/Liberal Democratic Party of Russia leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky warned of possible nuclear war if Hillary succeeds Obama.

“Relations between Russia and the United States can’t get any worse. The only way they can get worse is if a war starts,” he warned.

“Americans voting for a president on Nov. 8 must realize that they are voting for peace on Planet Earth if they vote for Trump. But if they vote for Hillary it's war. It will be a short movie. There will be Hiroshimas and Nagasakis everywhere.”

“Trump (would) have a brilliant chance to make relations more peaceful. He’s the only one (in America) who can do this.”

Zhirinovsky blasted Hillary, calling her “an evil mother-in-law. She craves power. (She’s) dangerous. She could start a nuclear war.”

“(V)ictory for Trump would be a gift to humanity. But if Hillary Clinton wins it will be the last US president ever.”

Zhirinovsky’s comments deserve world headlines. Most Americans don’t understand the clear threat Hillary represents - nuclear war possible, perhaps likely, if she succeeds Obama.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at 

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