After running on an America-first platform that emphasized “Don’t attack Syria,” President Trump has sold out his conservative supporters to back the liberal interventionism of Hillary Clinton and John Bolton.)

(Above: President Trump at the inauguration where he proclaimed the “America-first” foreign policy he is now abandoning in favor of the liberal interventionism favored by Hillary Clinton.)

There is no truth to the rumor that, after watching an episode of “Gilligan’s Island” on TV, President Trump ordered a search party sent out for the passengers and crew of the S.S. Minnow.

But he does tend to get carried away with what he sees on television.

We saw that last week when he launched a missile strike on the basis of what he admitted was his emotional reaction to a video.

In doing so, he went against the advice of a prominent Republican who in the early days of the Syrian civil war was saying things like “Don’t attack Syria – an attack that will bring nothing but trouble for the U.S. Focus on making our country strong and great again.”

That Republican was Trump. He got a lot of votes from conservatives who believed his oft-stated promise that the U.S. would no longer be “the policeman of the world” in a Trump administration.

Meanwhile in a recent interview, the Democrat he defeated, Hillary Clinton, was calling for the U.S. to attack Syrian air bases, a move that would risk war with Russia

Clinton’s hawkishness have cost her the 2016 election. Enough Democrats defected to the Green Party’s Jill Stein in four key states to put Trump over the top.

But once safely ensconced in the Oval Office, Trump forgot his foreign-policy promises and got lost in the swamp of Washington politics.

That brought us to the brink of disaster, said one swamp exile with whom I …read more

Source:: New Jersey Real -Time News


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