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US VideoCast: “Trump Has Declared War on Y’all” — Scott Lucas with CNN

US VideoCast: “Trump Has Declared War on Y’all” — Scott Lucas with CNN
February 26
17:41 2017

Donald Trump’s “fake news” strategy — Intimidate the media so it stops covering stories that could trouble his Administration


Part of my interview on Sunday morning with CNN International about Donald Trump’s approach to the media and the President’s first appearance before Congress on Tuesday night:

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Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas is Professor of International Politics at the University of Birmingham and editor-in-chief of EA WorldView. He is a specialist in US and British foreign policy and international relations, especially the Middle East and Iran. Formerly he worked as a journalist in the US, writing for newspapers including the Guardian and The Independent and was an essayist for The New Statesman before he founded EA WorldView in November 2008.

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    • Barbar
      Barbar February 27, 08:59

      What a true Mensch! It brings a tear to my eye …

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    • Barbar
      Barbar February 27, 09:51

      Obviously no-one leaked the dinner reservation details to this sympathetic journo but Darth Bannon himself, so Der Trumpenführer can finally glean some good press from this performance, whilst also conveying a few unsubtle memos via the candid iPhone camera:
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      1. Having Nige there whooping up the vino was a beautiful touch, delivering another corrective kick in the slats to the evil clown Mudda.T-Rex and the whole scheming Britzie Establishment, warning them to keep their filching fingers out of the ‘Rooskie Pie’ currently being half-baked by their Yanki Gestapo cousins [McCainiac faction], lest they be suddenly sacked en masse and President-for-Life Farage installed to run the Democratic People’s Republic of Little England.
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      2. It was also appropriate that Traitor Tillerson, after his off-message wheedling in Munich, in which he thoughtlessly dissed the Vladster, was pointedly humiliated by being banished to the Kiddie Korner and not permitted to approach the table while the adults were discussing serious business. This serves unofficial notice he is hanging by a gossamer thread if not getting with the program pronto.

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      • Eron
        Eron February 28, 13:37

        Aha, gotcha ya, I knwew you chewed on Tillerson, you barbaric dude, you are on the wrong side once again, the real president who stand up to this responsible position is Tillerson, and along with Mattis (even Pence delivered), they save the face of US.

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