Following his egregious Charlottesville sham,
Trump said, “Come on guys, gimme a success plan.”
So said the generals —
The guys with the arsenal:
“Yes sir! Let’s rev up the war in Afghanistan!”
Trump’s blustering away at Kim Jong Un
As if he thought nuclear war is fun.
And with cool nuclear threats,
What Trump finally gets
Is everybody’s mind off healthcare and Russians.
The damage inflicted on world stocks this week by the escalating war of words over North Korea topped $1 trillion on Friday, as investors again took cover in the yen, the Swiss franc, gold and government bonds, Reuters reports.
“You know who’s not golfing? Bob Mueller, that’s who.”
— A GOP operative, quoted by Bloomberg.
“When it comes to how we should deal with evil doers, the Bible, in the book of Romans, is very clear: God has endowed rulers full power to use whatever means necessary — including war — to stop evil. In the case of North Korea, God has given Trump authority to take out Kim Jong Un.”
— Texas megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress, one of President Trump’s evangelical advisers who preached the morning of his inauguration, telling the Washington Post the president has the moral authority to take out North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
“I take exception to the President’s comments because you gotta be able to do what you say you’re gonna do. In other words, the old walk softly but carry a big stick, Teddy Roosevelt’s saying, which I think is something that should’ve applied because all it’s going to do is bring us closer to a serious confrontation. I think this is very, very, very serious. … The great leaders I’ve seen don’t threaten unless they’re ready to act and I’m not sure President Trump is ready to act… It’s the classic Trump in that he overstates things.”
— Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), telling KTAR that President Trump’s threat to rain “fire and fury” down on North Korea was a mistake.
A new NBC News|SurveyMonkey National Security Poll finds an overwhelming majority of Americans — 76% — are worried that the United States will become engaged in a major war in the next four years. A new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds 74% of Americans are concerned the United States could get involved in a full-scale war with North Korea.
To divert attention from Russia, Trump’ll do anything he can.
It’s been that way since his administration began.
But diverting attention
Just entered a new dimension
When Trump dropped the biggest bomb ever on Afghanistan.