WaPo Wants Trump Standing for What It Opposes
by Stephen Lendman
In a New Year’s day editorial, WaPo discussed the “unsupportable” and “dangerous” Trump presidency – seditious sounding language.
He “pose(s) (a) threat to democratic norms and civility,” it said – no evidence cited.
He “celebrat(ed) violence at rallies…” They were instigated at least in part by Soros-financed anti-Trump elements.
He “scapegoat(s) entire religions and nationalities…” Wanting Muslim immigration suspended until “we can figure out what’s going on” is disgraceful, agreed. Wanting a wall on Mexico’s border, besides what’s already in place, is also way over-the-top, no disagreement.
He “trad(es) in lies and personal insults.” Don’t all politicians? It goes with the territory. In a previous article, I called Obama America’s liar-in-chief.
Trump poses “a challenge to (our) democratic system…” None existed from the republic’s inception. Today, America is a plutocracy run at the expense of ordinary people.
WaPo wants Trump “monitor(ed) (to see) to what extent (he) fulfills his promise to help those who have been bypassed by economic recovery.”
Fact: None exists, except for America’s wealthy, powerful and privileged. The great majority of others are suffering under protracted Main Street Depression conditions – Obama’s agenda complicit with Wall Street and other corporate favorites responsible.
WaPo wants Trump closely watched to see if he’ll “advocate policies…essential to keep America safe and to promote peace and liberty overseas.”
Fact: It’s WaPo’s code language, wanting endless wars of aggression continued on the phony pretexts of democracy building and humanitarian intervention.
WaPo owner Jeff Bezos has CIA ties, serving its dark agenda. An obvious conflict of interest exists gone unmentioned.
The broadsheet is a virtual agency house organ. Bezos got a $600 million CIA contract for much more than Amazon Web Services.
He features information and views America’s deep state wants published, while suppressing what readers most need to know.
During the political season, WaPo served as a virtual Hillary press agent, much like the New York Times, denigrating Trump mercilessly.
Both broadsheets are laughing stocks, advocacy substituting for what journalism is supposed to be – absent on their pages, fake news instead on vital issues, especially geopolitical ones.
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: How the US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III.”
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