Skip to comments.Flynn out at NSA, Petraeus could be all in
Posted on 02/14/2017 7:21:09 AM PST by Rusty0604
Petraeus would be a disaster a stalwart of the old establishment in an administration that said it would drain the swamp.
In May 2016, he published what was essentially an anti Trump screed, saying that proposals to restrict immigration from Muslim countries that are hotspots of jihad terror shouldnt even be made, so as to avoid offending Muslims.
He was in favor of using al Qaeda jihadis to defeat the Islamic State, which would give us a region full of al-Qaeda jihadis with American weapons and materiel who hate the United States and want to destroy it. (This is essentially what we have now in Syria, where Obama armed moderates who were really al-Qaeda jihadis.)
When he headed up the international coalition in Afghanistan, he said that Florida pastor Terry Jones plan to burn the Quran was hateful, it was intolerant and it was extremely disrespectful and again, we condemn it in the strongest manner possible.
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1ST IT WAS MONICA CROWLEY & NOW FLYNN!!! I'M GETTING PISSED!!!!!
I WANT THE POLITICALLY INCORRECT TRUMP BACK!!! 😡😡😡
I wish he’d consider KT McFarland for that position. Petraeus has too much baggage although he’d do a good job. He’d be a target for the left and would be a distraction.
Petreus is a good tactician but a crappy strategist.
He is good at solving short term problems expediently but he lacks long term vision and an ability to predict “unforeseen consequences” — which is the standard excuse used by those who lack long term vision.
Trump also accused previous administrations for ethical lapses it’s only right that he doesn’t tolerate screw-ups from his subordinates. In case no one noticed Trump changes subordinates like he changes his shoes. No big deal.
Petraeus?!? F no!!!
Pick retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward former Navy SEAL...no more F’n retreads.
NEOCONS are behind anti-Trump leaks.
Early in this race, Donald Trump laid down a marker on foreign policy against the Iraq War and foreign adventurism in general, and a lot of the neocons in Washington didnt like itat all. And still dont like it.
4 Feb 201741
Former Reagan and Bush official Elliott Abrams is deeply upset with White House senior aide Steve Bannon, after he was passed over for a job in Donald Trumps administration.
Abrams was rumored to join the State Department as a deputy to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, but was ultimately rejected.
The only person on the White House staff that I know was opposed to my being hired was Steve Bannon so thats my guess, Abrams told CNNs Erin Burnett in an interview on Monday. Its a guess.
Abrams didnt mention that Sen. Rand Paul was opposed to his appointment, because of his NEOCON views.
In a country of 300 million people, surely there are reasonable foreign policy experts who have not been convicted of deceiving Congress and actually share the Presidents foreign policy views, Paul wrote in an op-ed.
Abrams also ignored his role in the Iran-Contra scandal under Reagan, pleading guilty to misdemeanors in the scandal. George H.W. Bush pardoned Abrams at the end of his administration. He also didnt mention his dogged support for the war in Iraq, something Trump remains opposed to.
At the end, Abrams had hoped that although he criticized Trump during the election, the president would allow him to join the administration.
Abrams authored an article the Weekly Standard with the headline When you cant stand your candidate, calling for the Never Trump movement to challenge him in the convention. He also described Trump as a candidate was someone who cannot win and should not be president of the United States.
Do not allow the Republican convention to be a coronation wherein Trump and Trumpism are unchallenged, he wrote.
Not sure I trust Paetreus
I would have thought that Flynn, being a General, would have known better and would have been more cautious. That's not to say he shouldn't be human, just cautious.
I think he might do another Romney. Interview Petreaus and pump him for info; ask him what he would do and who he likes.
Then do the opposite. What Trump needs is a really good pest exterminator.
Here’s what Petraeus said about America’s future:
Settle down, Beavis...
Ralph Peters just said Lindsey Graham is the ideal person to fill the slot. Gag me with a spoon.
I'd like to know what info she did see...Did it have "Classified" stamped all over it?? or was it like Hillary's emails which went to everyone and their brother....and which we know were hacked...and they did nothing.
The CIA and FBI should have shut her down....no excuses....
does the senate have to approve this position?
Where is Newt Gingrich?
Petreaus is a world class globalist. We've already got enough foxes in the hen house. No way in hell do I want to see Petreaus in any position in this administration. Never!
Would Petreaus and his burning pecker please just GO AWAY
Talking about blackmailable weak men
He’s a Clinton - Obama tool
If he ever disagreed with what he was doing for them he never spoke out or quit
Remember where he was when all the administration lies about a video causing Benghazi were spread to the American people while the bodies were still,smoking
At CIA HQ
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