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WH Purge is starting: McMaster cleaning house. It's starting, all! (Original Post) Sculpin Beauregard Apr 2017 OP
Who is Anton? hlthe2b Apr 2017 #1
Michael Anton? nt national security advisor? irisblue Apr 2017 #2
Well then good riddance to him... hlthe2b Apr 2017 #4
Sebastien Gorka? One of trumps's National Security Aides. justhanginon Apr 2017 #7
I think it's this guy, sounds about right Sculpin Beauregard Apr 2017 #3
Hmm. then a good one to be forced out... hlthe2b Apr 2017 #5
Michael Anton, I bet More_Cowbell Apr 2017 #6
This message was self-deleted by its author sarah FAILIN Apr 2017 #8
Anton is a farce sharedvalues Apr 2017 #9
Indictments coming soon, by the looks of it. Rumoured to be many of them. Sculpin Beauregard Apr 2017 #10
McMaster seems to NOT be bat shit crazy. So refreshing. Squinch Apr 2017 #11
McMaster will be running the govt when all the king's men fall. Sculpin Beauregard Apr 2017 #12
What about the kid who tipped off Nunes? Bleacher Creature Apr 2017 #13
I'm pretty sure Rebekkah will get her way zentrum Apr 2017 #14
I'm afraid you're right, but would not necessarily pin the moonscape Apr 2017 #15
There needs to be extreme public education - a bright light- shone Sculpin Beauregard Apr 2017 #16
I thought the Kochs were zentrum May 2017 #23
Yes, yes they are. That Refukkkah Mercer is Sculpin Beauregard May 2017 #25
i think McMaster had to take the job since he was currently serving JI7 May 2017 #20
That is a point, but I think he would... zentrum May 2017 #22
Mcmaster enid602 May 2017 #26
I sure hope this pans out Hekate Apr 2017 #17
We sure keep waiting. nt Laffy Kat Apr 2017 #18
A 100-day purge of a staff that never was complete can only be pre-indictment panic lindysalsagal May 2017 #19
Is this another shoe about to drop? cwydro May 2017 #21
The IC works best in a stable home political environment where everyone knows the rules. haele May 2017 #24

Response to hlthe2b (Reply #1)

sharedvalues

(6,916 posts)
9. Anton is a farce
Sun Apr 30, 2017, 07:48 PM
Apr 2017

His "deep" articles are devoid of insight.

Hopefully McMaster will install some experienced professionals.

Sculpin Beauregard

(1,046 posts)
12. McMaster will be running the govt when all the king's men fall.
Sun Apr 30, 2017, 07:56 PM
Apr 2017

He's in the process of setting that up now.

Thank you Joy Reid, and shame on the rest of the cowardly MSM. Americans should not have to get their news from the Guardian UK and Twitter, but they have been more reliable than MSM (MSNBC being exception. Rachel has been great, and Joy).

zentrum

(9,865 posts)
14. I'm pretty sure Rebekkah will get her way
Sun Apr 30, 2017, 09:08 PM
Apr 2017

....on Bannon.

Bannon has enough of a media platform in BreitBart and with her money backing to make a lot of trouble for 45 if he's ousted.

McMaster only cares about national security and Russia and almost nothing about white supremacists in the WH. If he did care he would never have taken the job to begin with.

moonscape

(4,651 posts)
15. I'm afraid you're right, but would not necessarily pin the
Sun Apr 30, 2017, 09:43 PM
Apr 2017

blame on McMaster. Something about him picking his battles for now.

T likes Bannon, and maybe is a little afraid of him. The Mercers have had deep pockets for T, and so the Bannon issue is a little more complex for T than others.

Sculpin Beauregard

(1,046 posts)
16. There needs to be extreme public education - a bright light- shone
Sun Apr 30, 2017, 09:58 PM
Apr 2017

on the Mercers and Kochs. They are odious human beings and have too much power. They give not a fucking shit for their country and have nothing but contempt for human beings.

They are all utter fucking monsters.

Sculpin Beauregard

(1,046 posts)
25. Yes, yes they are. That Refukkkah Mercer is
Mon May 1, 2017, 05:03 PM
May 2017

beyond the pale. And the obsession with goat piss...I mean, it defies belief.

Turns out Robert Mercer owes the IRS 7 billion, which is why he installed Bannon, Sessions and Flynn in WH as his chess pieces.

zentrum

(9,865 posts)
22. That is a point, but I think he would...
Mon May 1, 2017, 12:56 PM
May 2017

.....have been given a pass by Bannon/Trump simply by voicing some qualms or opinions (in code) that Bannon would have known right away signaled a divergence of goals.

I think Bannon is very, very careful on who he includes. Not careful about their corruption (a la Flynn) but careful about their ideology.

enid602

(8,433 posts)
26. Mcmaster
Mon May 1, 2017, 05:50 PM
May 2017

Maybe McMaster was persuaded to take the job by people who believe that a purge and subsequent coup are necessary.

lindysalsagal

(20,183 posts)
19. A 100-day purge of a staff that never was complete can only be pre-indictment panic
Mon May 1, 2017, 05:14 AM
May 2017

I have said all along that at some point 45 will burn through every bit of his staff and be sitting all alone at the oval office desk ranting at the paintings.

It was a star trek episode when everyone disappeared from the ship, leaving beverly crusher all alone as the captain.

At some point, interns will be answering phones from heads of state, the butlers will be telling people that no one's home, and senators will wander in, wondering wtf needs to get done to keep the country open and the paychecks moving to federal workers.....

haele

(12,549 posts)
24. The IC works best in a stable home political environment where everyone knows the rules.
Mon May 1, 2017, 01:09 PM
May 2017

Interestingly enough, most of the IC realizes that taking over, or supporting a facist state at home is not a stable enough environment to support the bureaucracy; the political stress to gain and retain power distracts from "the mission" - it's far more efficient and expedient in the long term to be "the power behind the throne", as it were, and let a stable democracy and economic base run the country. And it's critical to have a reality-based objective analysis on world events and risks that is not colored by personal biases that can turn around and bite the community in the ass.

No matter their personal politics and viewpoints, the IC understands that End-time Dominionists and Leninist Destabilizers are bad for a country's business. Easy enough to manipulate, but too hard and expensive to control. And preferably, dictators should be in other countries, not the home country...

This is just long-term self-protection on their part.

Haele

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