Friday, April 14, 2017

WaPo Cheers Trump's Reckless Flip-Flops

WaPo Cheers Trump’s Reckless Flip-Flops

by Stephen Lendman

Trump U-turned recklessly on positive things he said while campaigning.

After nearly three months in office, he showed he’s a dirty politician like most others in Washington - part of its bipartisan criminal class, waging war on humanity at home and abroad.

Neocon/CIA-connected Washington Post editors approve, “cautiously celebrating” his flip-flops - consistently for the worst, heading for potential disaster if not curbed.

WaPo failed to explain, instead reversed reality, saying “when a president moves from being so wrong to being so right on such important questions, the sensible response is not to carp but to celebrate, however cautiously.”

Fact: The right thing is criticizing his reckless actions, demanding accountability.

WaPo: Assad is a “butcher” and “dictator.” Putin is a “dictator.” NATO is “a force for peace and freedom.” Trump “is right to welcome its enlargement.” China is a good guy provided it supports America’s agenda.

Fact: Neocon extremism thinks this way, along with supporting endless wars of aggression against one country after another.

Fact: WaPo editors have things upside down as usual. Facts don’t interfere with their opinions.

WaPo: Trump “named sensible people to his most important cabinet positions…”

Fact: He chose a rogue’s gallery of hawkish generals, billionaires and Wall Street figures.

WaPo: If Trump governs according to “mainstream values, that is to be welcomed.”

Fact: So-called US “mainstream values” are responsible for more harm to more people over a longer duration than any other rogue regime in history.

WaPo and other media scoundrels cheerlead US high crimes of war and against humanity in multiple theaters - instead of demanding officials in Washington responsible for endless aggressive wars be held fully accountable.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net. 

His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: How the US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."

http://www.claritypress.com/LendmanIII.html

Visit his blog site at sjlendman.blogspot.com. 


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