Skip to comments.Conrad Black: In defence of Donald Trump
Posted on 12/21/2015 8:56:36 AM PST by MNJohnnie
The principal news about Donald Trumpâs candidacy for the U.S. Republican presidential nomination is not the sometimes controversial things that he says, but the increasingly hysterical responses to him from the traditionally respectable political quarters that he discomforts. In this shrill political atmosphere, he is not the chief offender to civil standards of political discourse. Roger Cohen wrote in The New York Times last week, and he was reprinted in the National Post on Wednesday, that Trump was reminiscent of Hitler, that there were serious comparisons between Weimar Germany (1919-1933) and the contemporary United States, and that American politics is being Europeanized. By this, Cohen meant succumbing to the charms of Franceâs Front National, fascism, and, quite explicitly, Nazism. Unfortunately, this theme was taken up in a National Post editorial and letters on Thursday, Dec.17. The editorial represented Donald Trump as âmanifestly a mean-spirited, egomaniacal buffoon unfit to govern.â In The Globe and Mail the same day, Trump was lampooned by the urbane John Doyle as a practitioner of Dr. Joseph Goebbelsâ Big Lie.
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Well glad someone is speaking truth to these shrill, hysteric idiots in the "news" media.
Trump is doing us a service in showing how in the tank for the Uniparty the establishment is. Fox News in particular has been exposed as a hack RINO mouthpiece organization.
When Fox News was hiring various lobbyists of the party and using them as their experts....they were simply playing the part of being used. This is one of the reasons why I won’t sit and watch Karl Rove anymore as they use him as their expert.
He said that no Muslims should be admitted to the United States until they can be screened securely. He should have been more careful how he expressed these views, but to use these statements as the basis for likening him to someone who destroyed German democracy, murdered 12 million unoffending people in death camps (half of them Jews), and unleashed war across Europe, North Africa, and the Atlantic, is a monstrous abuse of the right of fair comment.
What an amazing post... thanks for posting.
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