And not of the Idiot Savant variety. From the NBC article with the latest Kelly gossip is this:
"In one heated exchange between the two men before February's Winter Olympics in South Korea, Kelly strongly and successfully dissuaded Trump from ordering the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula, according to two officials."
If you recall, in late January and into February, people were really concerned about the opening of WWIII, spurred on by crazy rhetoric and the threat of a military invasion. And the Trumpster was A-okay with the dial-up including troop withdrawal until he was 'talked down' by Kelly (and I also read McMaster). This would have left South Korea and Japan--Our Allies--totally vulnerable and no doubt the victims of millions of casualties.
However when it comes to immigration, something Kelly considers himself an expert on, he was noted as saying the following:
"He (Trump) doesn't even understand what DACA is. He's an idiot," Kelly said in one meeting, according to two officials who were present. "We've got to save him from himself."
After the talks on a bipartisan deal fell apart, a collapse Kelly helped orchestrate with some conservative Republicans, he told aides in his office: "If it weren't for me the president was going to agree to some hasty deal," according to two officials who were present at the time
So, we have the self-appointed Savior of Humanity, saving The Donald from himself on immigration and the deal that Nancy Pelosi almost had The Trumpster agree to. Until he didn't.
If this is what saving looks like, God help us all because we now have Bolton and Pompeo whispering in the Trumpster's ear.
Vote like your lives depend on it. Because they do.
Because that's what he is.
As a number of our journalists run to the defense of Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a woman who lies every f**cking day for this Creature, they might tap into the interview at Salon where Reza Aslan lays down some very inconvenient truths about Donald Trump and his odious supporters.
Take a stand now or stand down forever.
Because this is the only issue that matters and underscores the importance of our upcoming elections in November and in 2020.
Everything else is a distraction.
The days of Christie are over, gone, done. And for anyone thinking our new Democratic Governor wasn't liberal enough, left of center enough, this one's for you.
Congrats New Jersey. You're helping lead the way back to sanity--13th state and counting.
Breeding Concept?? We're into Steven Miller/Baby Goebbel's territory. A Revolution in California? Yes, against the Trumpster and his hideous world view.
The tipping point has come and gone. Anyone supporting this man is an enemy of the civilized world, let alone a democratic society, period.
This cannot, will not stand.
I listened to Barbra Res before. She worked for Trump and was hired as one of the first female construction managers in NYC. At one time she admired the Trumps (this was marriage #1) and was grateful for the chance in the industry. But she has said that something changed the Trumpster during the mid to late 80's. They had a falling out over something and that was it--she was out. She talked about attending a funeral for a former colleague. Trump was also there and completely ignored her, pretended she was invisible. She said the whole thing was strange.
But this is chilling. A mobster mentality? Oh, yes.
I don't know if this was already up but . . . the Trumpster's supporters are not pleased about the Syria strike. Love the idea of Alex Jones crying over this; his hero betrayed him.
Which means this limited strike will have limited value. When you can't get the loons to support you, it's Mueller Time!!
And maybe the reason the Trumpsters are spinning their wheels:
Trumps favorability is down to 38%; unfavorability polling at a whopping 59%.
This, of course, is simply one poll. But it's definitely going in the right direction.
Pretty much says it all in a single image
"Nationwide, whites over the age of 60 with college degrees now favor Democrats over Republicans for Congress by a 2-point margin, according to Reuters/Ipsos opinion polling during the first three months of the year. During the same period in 2016, that same group favored Republicans for Congress by 10 percentage points."
These are the voters--be they Dems, Republicans, Indies--that we should welcome with open arms because they have seen the light and are willing to boot the crooks and traitors out of office, out of the body politic.
These people need a good frog march. Like yesterday!!!
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