From the file of, “if a Democrat did this, they’d be lynched in the streets,” Donald Trump made a guest appearance on a Kremlin-funded television network to attack the United States.
Because nothing says patriotism quite like attacking the U.S. from the pixels of a Russian TV network.
Trump made his comments in an interview with former CNN broadcaster Larry King, whose podcast aired Thursday night on RT, a 24-hour, Russian-language news channel.
In his interview, Trump attacked U.S. policy in Iraq, starting with George W. Bush, and then going after Obama and Clinton, for their roles in U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq.
“It’s a war we shouldn’t have been in, number one,” Trump said in the interview. “And it’s a war that, when we got out, we got out the wrong way. That’s Obama.”
This isn’t anything different from what Trump has done in the past — the thing that changed is the environment; specifically, him giving the interview on Russian television. I reiterate — if a Democrat had done this, then the right-wing would be eating him alive.
Remember the Dixie Chicks?
And frankly, I’m sick of the finger pointing. Okay, sure. We shouldn’t have been in it. Great, awesome, hindsight is 20/20. Liberals have been saying that all along, and were called “un-American” and got smacked with “Bush Derangement syndrome” for it.
But we’re there. I’m not interested in your alternative history projects. Give me solutions. You can’t run on what we should have done.
In a televised national security forum on Wednesday, Trump and his running mate, the dangerously theocratic maniac Mike Pence, sought to undermine the commander in chief of the United States by arguing that Putin was a better leader.
This prompted Clinton to take Trump to task for it, noting that Trump’s remark was “not just unpatriotic and insulting to the people of our country, as well as to our commander in chief, it is scary.”
Pence echoed Trump’s remark, noting that it was “inarguable” that Putin was a stronger leader.
Putin’s an autocratic asshole that assassinates his rivals. Since Trump and his followers are anti-individual, anti-freedom collectivist autocratic assholes, it makes sense that they’d rush to grovel, prostate themselves, and worship at the feet of a former KGB-agent turned second coming of Joseph Stalin.
And somewhere in there, Paul Ryan took the time to attack Trump by noting that “Putin is an aggressor that does not share our interests.”
News flash: Trump and the clown posse that’s voting for him are aggressors that don’t share our interests, either. They’re every bit the enemy to the ideals this country represents that ISIS is.
And what makes this all so pathetic is that the race is as close as it is. A candidate can go on Russian TV and criticize the United States, grovel at the feet of a freedom-hating autocrat who represents antagonistic interests to world peace, and idiot Americans will still vote for him.
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