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Tue Mar 13, 2018, 02:24 PM

The optics of Tillerson's replacement are really bad

Let me get this straight: The best person to replace America's chief diplomat is America's chief spymaster?

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jmowreader Mar 2018 OP
Lindsay Mar 2018 #1
uponit7771 Mar 2018 #3
C_U_L8R Mar 2018 #2

Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Tue Mar 13, 2018, 02:27 PM

1. Gotta admit, it sounds like

a career path that Putin would approve of.

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Response to Lindsay (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 13, 2018, 02:33 PM

3. +1, Pompeo is no doubt a true believer in supremacist thinking like Putin too (link)

https://rewire.news/article/2016/11/21/team-racists-trumps-cabinet-looks-just-like-campaign-sounded/

A third selection is Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) for director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Pompeo, who is supported by the Koch brothers, has numerous times made racist and anti-Muslim remarks. In his 2010 election campaign, he tweeted an article referring to his opponent, Indian-American Raj Goyle, as an “evil” “turban topper.” After apologizing for that, a campaign supporter put up billboards exhorting people to “Vote American. Vote Pompeo,” and “True Americans Vote Pompeo,” implying, of course, that Goyle, who is indeed American, was not. According to the Guardian, in 2013, “Pompeo was widely criticised by Democrats and the Council on American-Islamic Relations for saying that Muslim clerics who did not properly chastise Islamic terrorists were ‘complicit’ in terror attacks.”


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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Tue Mar 13, 2018, 02:30 PM

2. One good thing amongst all the hubbub

The newscasters keep saying over and over
"Tillerson called Trump a moron".
That's a fact worth repeating.

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