[Marxism] [pen-l] Fwd: Trump-Intelligence-Allegations.pdf

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Jan 11 06:14:05 MST 2017

On 1/11/17 8:04 AM, Mark Lause via Marxism wrote:
> Perhaps the most likely explanation is that the intelligence community has
> some very solid information and is using these allegations as a shot across
> the bow to get Trump to stop openly criticizing them.  If so, I don't think
> he's smart enough to take the hint.

This is exactly right. There is a tendency to see Trump as a Teflon 
president after the fashion of Ronald Reagan but he comes into office 
with the lowest approval rating of any president in recent memory. The 
CIA and NSA tops are filled with Russophobes. Despite the tendency to 
see RT.com and Breitbart as hegemonic, there are many men in their 60s 
and 70s who are quite hostile to the idea of the USA and Russia bonding 
after the fashion of FDR and Stalin.

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