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Joy Reid on the Yemen Strike where everything went wrong. (Original Post) Madam45for2923 Feb 2017 OP
I love AMJOY Gothmog Feb 2017 #1
The way that she keeps describing Bannon, braddy Feb 2017 #2
He served for 7 years 30+ years ago Lucinda Feb 2017 #4
Post removed Post removed Feb 2017 #5
He is not remotely qualified. Period. n/t Lucinda Feb 2017 #6
She should mention them nonetheless, to conceal such relevant information makes her dishonest, his braddy Feb 2017 #7
Yeah, she's going to mention his full educational history in a tweet? csziggy Feb 2017 #13
Ah yes, Joy Reid's a liar and Breitbart Bannon has impeccable credibility emulatorloo Feb 2017 #14
Exactly! Not qualified, racist, and political! Madam45for2923 Feb 2017 #10
There are tens of thousands of former junior officers with master's degrees dalton99a Feb 2017 #8
It is the specifics that make the difference, look at his wiki page, she didn't even look at wiki. braddy Feb 2017 #9
You don't know that! He was a junior officer 3 decades ago. He is a racist now! Madam45for2923 Feb 2017 #11
Bannon is a mush brained alcoholic - Anything he did know is lost now like all drunks snooper2 Feb 2017 #17
Steve Bannon fan are ya? justiceischeap Feb 2017 #12
No, I am a veteran who doesn't like deceit or ignorance about military related matters. braddy Feb 2017 #15
As a veteran do you feel YOU'RE qualified justiceischeap Feb 2017 #16
That has nothing to do with my post, which was about the misleading description that ignored his braddy Feb 2017 #18
Joy is the best, and she's working at MSNBC without a contract. She may be gone soon along with ... brush Feb 2017 #3
So, who cared so little about the troops? gratuitous Feb 2017 #19
Kicking! Madam45for2923 Feb 2017 #20
 

braddy

(3,585 posts)
2. The way that she keeps describing Bannon,
Fri Feb 3, 2017, 10:00 AM
Feb 2017

she evidently doesn't know Bannon's military history and education.

Response to Lucinda (Reply #4)

 

braddy

(3,585 posts)
7. She should mention them nonetheless, to conceal such relevant information makes her dishonest, his
Fri Feb 3, 2017, 10:19 AM
Feb 2017

background in national security experience is significant.

csziggy

(34,113 posts)
13. Yeah, she's going to mention his full educational history in a tweet?
Fri Feb 3, 2017, 10:40 AM
Feb 2017

Why don't you consolidate Bannon's qualifications into 140 characters and tweet it to Joy Reid so she can use it.

emulatorloo

(43,834 posts)
14. Ah yes, Joy Reid's a liar and Breitbart Bannon has impeccable credibility
Fri Feb 3, 2017, 10:43 AM
Feb 2017

Sorry that dog won't hunt.

 

Madam45for2923

(7,178 posts)
10. Exactly! Not qualified, racist, and political!
Fri Feb 3, 2017, 10:31 AM
Feb 2017

Exactly all the qualities we don't need in our NatSec.

dalton99a

(80,458 posts)
8. There are tens of thousands of former junior officers with master's degrees
Fri Feb 3, 2017, 10:20 AM
Feb 2017

Bannon has no experience in national security, period.

 

braddy

(3,585 posts)
9. It is the specifics that make the difference, look at his wiki page, she didn't even look at wiki.
Fri Feb 3, 2017, 10:22 AM
Feb 2017
 

snooper2

(30,151 posts)
17. Bannon is a mush brained alcoholic - Anything he did know is lost now like all drunks
Fri Feb 3, 2017, 10:48 AM
Feb 2017

Fuck racist piece of shit Bannon...He is going to die soon anyway like his mentor anyway.

justiceischeap

(14,040 posts)
12. Steve Bannon fan are ya?
Fri Feb 3, 2017, 10:39 AM
Feb 2017

Look, just because she didn't go to WikiPedia and place some info on what he did 30 + yrs ago doesn't make what she tweeted any less accurate.

He's a fucking Nazi who doesn't get to use meager credits for making decisions that led to the death of a SEAL and 10+ civilians. Never mind the fact that no one seems to be talking about the fact they (the compound they raided) seemed to know about their attack ahead of time--so if this is the result of his 7 military years and his masters degree, I'll pass, thanks.

I mean, I took some college courses 20 years ago on theoretical religion, doesn't make me an expert on world religions.

 

braddy

(3,585 posts)
18. That has nothing to do with my post, which was about the misleading description that ignored his
Fri Feb 3, 2017, 10:51 AM
Feb 2017

Masters and Pentagon duties entirely, when her whole point required that they be mentioned.

brush

(52,869 posts)
3. Joy is the best, and she's working at MSNBC without a contract. She may be gone soon along with ...
Fri Feb 3, 2017, 10:09 AM
Feb 2017

Tamron Hall as NBC makes room for former faux noise wingers Greta van Susteren and Megan Kelly.

The NABJ is calling the move whitewashing, especially in Kelly's case as she has made many offensive and racist remarks in the past (just one being her calling the bikini-clad AA teenager at a pool party who was viciously manhandled, tackled and sat on by a white cop in Texas, "no angel".

She made such a glaringly biased pronouncement hundreds of miles away on-air in FOX's New York studio with no knowledge of the teen's character. And there are other incidents, yet NBC hires her and puts her in Hall's time slot.

No wonder Tamron Hall quit after that.

I hope Joy isn't next. She's so good and should have gotten the slot Van Susteren, a warned-over, not that good FOX refugee, got.

gratuitous

(82,849 posts)
19. So, who cared so little about the troops?
Fri Feb 3, 2017, 11:33 AM
Feb 2017

Remember the troops and all the betrayals of the troops by the Obama administration? Oh, it was horrible, not sending the troops into Syria or Israel or Mexico or someplace else for ill-defined objectives, lethal risks, and dubious results. It was almost as if President Obama didn't want to waste the lives of the troops.

Well, now there's a new sheriff in town, and the troops are going to be out there blowing women, kids and houses to Kingdom Come, getting ambushed, and dying for the greater glory of President Trump. Who decided the Yemen raid was a good idea? Who approached whom: Did the Pentagon figure the new administration would be inexperienced enough not to know a bad plan when they saw it? Or did the Trump administration go fishing for a gung-ho half-baked plan in pursuit of a public relations victory?

Either way it went, someone involved didn't care about the risks, only the potential reward. President Trump couldn't even be bothered to show up in the Situation Room while William Owens was dying at his command. And why did the military originally say that no civilians had been killed in the raid? Who authorized the announcement of that lie? If this is what the White House says is a very successful operation, I'd hate to see what they would consider a failure.

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