Saturday, February 25, 2017

Alastair Crooke — Trump’s Embattled ‘Revolution’

Which of these two, reflects America’s likely path, more accurately? Has the Establishment now succeeded in walking-back Trump’s agenda? Who now speaks for the President?
The answer is not hard to fathom: return to Pat Buchanan’s clear explanation of how Trump became President: “He saw the surging power of American nationalism at home, and of ethno-nationalism in Europe. And he embraced Brexit. While our bipartisan establishment worships diversity, Trump saw Middle America recoiling from the demographic change, brought about by Third World invasions. And he promised to curb them.”
Obviously, it is the Trump-Bannon wing. Were Trump to abandon his reading of the nation and of the Europeans that brought him to the Presidency, he might as well throw in the towel now. He will not be re-elected.
Will the Pence-Priebus wing or Trump-Bannon wing win out in setting policy.

Consortium News
Trump’s Embattled ‘Revolution’
Alastair Crooke, former British diplomat who was a senior figure in British intelligence and in European Union diplomacy, and presently the founder and director of the Conflicts Forum


Ryan Harris said...
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MRW said...

Astute observation by Crooke.