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So, it looks like that’s it for America, folks. Putin has gone and done it again. He and his conspiracy of Putin-Nazis have “hacked,” or “influenced,” or “meddled in” our democracy. Unless Admiral Bill McRaven and his special ops cronies can ginny up a last-minute military coup, it’s four more years of the Trumpian Reich, Russian soldiers patrolling the streets, martial law, concentration camps, gigantic banners with the faces of Trump and Putin hanging in the football stadiums, mandatory Sieg-heiling in the public schools, National Vodka-for-Breakfast Day, death’s heads, babushkas, the whole nine yards.

We probably should have seen this coming.

That’s right, as I’m sure you are aware by now, president-in-exile Hillary Clinton has discovered Putin’s diabolical plot to steal the presidency from Elizabeth Warren, or Biden, or whichever establishment puppet makes it out of the Democratic primaries. Speaking to former Obama adviser and erstwhile partner at AKPD Message and Media David Plouffe, Clinton revealed how the godless Rooskies intend to subvert democracy this time:

“I’m not making any predictions, but I think they’ve got their eye on somebody who is currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming her to be the third-party candidate.”

She was referring, of course, to Tulsi Gabbard, sitting Democratic Member of Congress, decorated Major in the Army National Guard, and long shot 2020 presidential candidate. Apparently, Gabbard (who reliable anonymous sources in the Intelligence Community have confirmed is a member of some kind of treasonous, Samoan-Hindu, Assad-worshipping cult that wants to force everyone to practice yoga) has been undergoing Russian “grooming” at a compound in an undisclosed location that is probably in the basement of Mar-a-Lago, or on Sublevel 168 of Trump Tower.

In any event, wherever Gabbard is being surreptitiously “groomed” (presumably by someone resembling Lotte Lenya in From Russia With Love), the plan (i.e., Putin’s plan) is to have her lose in the Democratic primaries, then run as a third-party “spoiler” candidate, stealing votes from Warren or Biden, exactly as Jill Stein (who, according to Clinton, is also “totally a Russian asset”) stole them from Clinton back in 2016, allowing Putin to install Donald Trump (who, according to Clinton, is still being blackmailed by the FSB with that “kompromat” pee-tape) in the White House, where she so clearly belongs.

Clinton’s comments came on the heels of a preparatory smear-piece in The New York Times, What, Exactly, Is Tulsi Gabbard Up To?, which reported at length on how Gabbard has been “injecting chaos” into the Democratic primaries. Professional “disinformation experts” supplied The Times with convincing evidence (i.e., unfounded hearsay and innuendo) of “suspicious activity” surrounding Gabbard’s campaign. Former Clinton-aide Laura Rosenberger (who also just happens to be the Director of the Alliance for Securing Democracy, “a bipartisan transatlantic national security advocacy group” comprised of former Intelligence Community and U.S. State Department officials, and publisher of the Hamilton 68 dashboard) “sees Gabbard as a potentially useful vector for Russian efforts to sow division.”

The Times piece goes on to list an assortment of unsavory, extremist, white supremacist, horrible, neo-Nazi-type persons that Tulsi Gabbard has nothing to do with, but which Hillary Clinton, the Intelligence Community, The Times, and the rest of the corporate media would like you to mentally associate her with. Richard Spencer, David Duke, Steve Bannon, Mike Cernovich, Tucker Carlson, and so on. Neo-Nazi sites like the Daily Stormer. 4chan, where, according to The New York Times, neo-Nazis like to “call her Mommy.”

In keeping with professional journalistic ethics, The Times also reached out to experts on fascism, fascist terrorism, terrorist fascism, fascist-adjacent Assad-apologism, Hitlerism, horrorism, Russia, and so on, to confirm Gabbard’s guilt-by-association with the people The Times had just associated her with. Brian Levin, Director of the CSU Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, confirmed that Gabbard has “the seal of approval” within goose-stepping, Hitler-loving, neo-Nazi circles. The Alliance for Securing Democracy (yes, the one from the previous paragraph) conducted an “independent analysis” which confirmed that RT (“the Kremlin-backed news agency”) had mentioned Gabbard far more often than the Western corporate media (which isn’t backed by anyone, and is totally unbiased and independent, despite the fact that most of it is owned by a handful of powerful global corporations, and at least one CIA-affiliated oligarch). Oh, and Hawaii State Senator Kai Kahele, who is challenging Gabbard for her seat in Congress, agreed with The Times that Gabbard’s support from Jew-hating, racist Putin-Nazis might be a potential liability.

“Clearly there’s something about her and her policies that attracts and appeals to these type of people who are white nationalists, anti-Semites, and Holocaust deniers.”

But it’s not just The New York Times, of course. No sooner had Clinton finished cackling than the corporate media launched into their familiar Goebbelsian piano routine, banging out story after television segment repeating the words “Gabbard” and “Russian asset.” I’ve singled out The Times because the smear piece in question was clearly a warm-up for Hillary Clinton’s calculated smear job on Friday night. No, the old gal hasn’t lost her mind. She knew exactly what she was doing, as did the editors of The New York Times, as did every other establishment news source that breathlessly “reported” her neo-McCarthyite smears.

As I noted in my previous essay, 2020 is for all the marbles, and it’s not just about who wins the election. No, it’s mostly about crushing the “populist” backlash against the hegemony of global capitalism and its happy, smiley-faced, conformist ideology. To do that, the neoliberal establishment has to delegitimize, and lethally stigmatize, not just Trump, but also people like Gabbard, Bernie Sanders, Jeremy Corbyn … and any other popular political figure (left, right, it makes no difference) deviating from that ideology.

In Trump’s case, it’s his neo-nationalism. In Sanders and Corbyn’s, it’s socialism (or at least some semblance of social democracy). In Gabbard’s, it’s her opposition to the Corporatocracy’s ongoing efforts to restructure and privatize the Middle East (and the rest of the entire planet), and their using the U.S. military to do it.

Ask yourself, what do Trump, Sanders, Corbyn, and Gabbard have in common? No, it’s not their Putin-Nazism … it’s the challenge they represent to global capitalism. Each, in his or her own way, is a symbol of the growing populist resistance to the privatization and globalization of everything. And thus, they must be delegitimized, stigmatized, and relentlessly smeared as “Russian assets,” “anti-Semites,” “traitors,” “white supremacists,” “fascists,” “communists,” or some other type of “extremists.”

Gabbard, to her credit, understands this, and is focusing attention on the motives and tactics of the neoliberal establishment and their smear machine. As I noted in an essay last year, “the only way to effectively counter a smear campaign (whether large-scale or small-scale) is to resist the temptation to profess your innocence, and, instead, focus as much attention on the tactics and the motives of the smearers as possible.” This will not save her, but it is the best she can do, and I applaud her for having the guts to do it. I hope she continues to give them hell as they finish off her candidacy and drive her out of office.

Oh, and if you’re contemplating sending me an email explaining how these smear campaigns don’t work (or you spent the weekend laughing about how Hillary Clinton lost her mind and made an utter jackass of herself), maybe check in with Julian Assange, who is about to be extradited to America, tried for exposing U.S. war crimes, and then imprisoned for the remainder of his natural life. If you can’t get through to Julian at Belmarsh, you could ring up Katharine Viner at The Guardian, which has ruthlessly smeared Assange for years, and published outright lies about him, and is apparently doing very well financially.

And, if Katharine is on holiday in Antigua or somewhere, or having tea with Hillary in the rooftop bar of the Hay-Adams Hotel, you could try Luke Harding (who not only writes and publishes propaganda for The Guardian, but who wrote a whole New York Times best-seller based on nothing but lies and smears). Or try Marty Baron, Dean Baquet, Paul Krugman, or even Rachel Maddow, or any of the other editors and journalists who have been covering the Putin-Nazi “Attack on America,” and keeping us apprised of who is and isn’t a Hitler-loving “Russian asset.”

Ask them whether their smear machine is working … if you can get them off the phone with their brokers, or whoever is decorating their summer places in the Hamptons or out on Martha’s Vineyard.

Or ask the millions of well-off liberals who are still, even after Russiagate was exposed as an enormous hoax based on absolutely nothing, parroting this paranoid official narrative and calling people “Russian assets” on Twitter. Or never mind, just pay attention to what happens over the next twelve months. In terms of ridiculous official propaganda, spittle-flecked McCarthyite smears, and full-blown psychotic mass Putin-Nazi hysteria, it’s going to make the last three years look like the Propaganda Special Olympics.

C. J. Hopkins is an award-winning American playwright, novelist and political satirist based in Berlin. His plays are published by Bloomsbury Publishing (UK) and Broadway Play Publishing (USA). His debut novel, ZONE 23, is published by Snoggsworthy, Swaine & Cormorant Paperbacks. He can be reached at cjhopkins.com or consentfactory.org.

 
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  1. Biff says:

    Since you mentioned the cretinous Luke Harding I must post his mental meltdown on the real news with Aron Mate. Skip to 27:00 mark for the action:

  2. Gabbard’s stock goes up among Democrat voters after she tells Clinton to pound sand. Hillary’s base has been reduced to Sadists and alcoholic lesbians.

    By the way. I have not been paying close attention lately. Have the Kurds been slaughtered yet?

  3. Yes, the “White Supremacist” David Duke endorsed Gabbard. Duke, who has for the last, God knows how many years, has spoken out against violence, and stated all races should be proud of their accomplishments. His real sin, of course, is exposing the role of organized Jewry in creating chaos in the Republic, pointing out that organized Jewry played an enormous role in the slave trade, and actually is manipulating Blacks to act against their own interests.
    Soon it will be revealed that Duke, who received his PhD in Ukraine and was obviously brainwashed during his time there, is yet another Russian asset attempting to interfere in the 2020 election. Trump, if he were not a Russian agent, would have asked Zelensky to investigate Duke.

    • Replies: @Michael888
  4. I guess Tulsi didn’t agree with the advice in this article:

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/tech-support/201906/dealing-the-narcissists-smear-campaign

    The article suggests that the sociopath (Hillary) will continue to escalate the attacks indefinitely if Tulsi fights back.

    We will see….

    • Replies: @Ron Unz
  5. Absolutely brilliant article the best of the best. Sarcasm sword right into harts of Globalists.
    Most I do like the line ” Hillary the president in exile.
    This article made me burst out of laugh. My laugh lasted long after I did read the last sentence.

    • Agree: Buck Ransom, BlackDragon
  6. Ron Unz says:
    @Justvisiting

    I guess Tulsi didn’t agree with the advice in this article:

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/tech-support/201906/dealing-the-narcissists-smear-campaign

    The article suggests that the sociopath (Hillary) will continue to escalate the attacks indefinitely if Tulsi fights back.

    Actually, I think you’re missing something extremely crucial…

    Public attention is by far the most important thing for any candidate, especially a low-ranking one like Tulsi. Having Hillary and/or the MSM continue to attack her is absolutely the best thing that could possibly happen to her chances, and might boost her poll numbers enough to get her into the next debate.

    • Agree: Alfred, TKK, the grand wazoo
    • Replies: @anon
    , @nsa
    , @bcos
  7. I’m not familiar with Hawaiian politics, and don’t how close Tulsi is to her constituents, but I think it’s far too soon to stick a fork in her yet. Ron Paul has shown that it is possible to survive multiple smear campaigns: the people in his district knew him very well and rejected smears.

  8. anonymous[128] • Disclaimer says:
    @WorkingClass

    Kentucky’s Kurds have been ethnically cleansed. Don’t you watch the nightly news?

  9. C.J. Hopkin’s.
    Lots of babble.
    Name the Who C.J.?
    Name the Jew you clown.
    Who owns the Media?
    Who sees it as absolutely essential to attain near total control of the narrative?
    Who doesn’t argue but just throws shit?

    It is long past due that this type of control of our media be exposed and ended. That is the real story: there are no journalists, just loudspeakers that all scream the Jew message 24/7. It is disgusting and unacceptable.
    The average person needs to understand that the portrayal of their society is being done by a handfull of OUTSIDERS who care nothing for the society that they live in. They are psychotic interlopers who need to be chained up or put down like the mad dogs they are.

    • Replies: @Ilyana_Rozumova
  10. @steinbergfeldwitzcohen

    Sarcasm is most powerful tool in the fight against hypocrisy. Even Ukraine Slavs did get it.
    They did chose comedian for presidency. How come supper intelligent person like you cannot get it!

  11. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @WorkingClass

    “Hillary’s base has been reduced to Sadists and alcoholic lesbians.”

    I think the alcoholic lesbians are also jumping ship lol.

  12. anon[113] • Disclaimer says:
    @Ron Unz

    Having Hillary and/or the MSM continue to attack her is absolutely the best thing that could possibly happen to her ……….

    Do you think that’s why Hillary backed out of an event at which they would both appear? Maybe HRC didn’t expect the ferocity of Tulsi’s counterpunch. Oops…

  13. Realist says:

    Hillary is insane and always has been…it is fitting that she is a Democrat. But is issues of importance party is inconsequential.

    • Replies: @Realist
    , @TKK
  14. Realist says:
    @WorkingClass

    Hillary’s base has been reduced to Sadists and alcoholic lesbians.

    You forgot warmongers, but the Republicans have plenty too.

    • Replies: @Kolya Krassotkin
  15. Realist says:
    @Realist

    Should read: But in issues of importance party is inconsequential.

  16. Isabella says:

    I can’t see anything to do with twit without remembering his crazy book where he claimed that when he was in Russia the KGB broke into his bedroom and left him a book of sex tips. :-))))))
    He didn’t’ say if his wife was appreciative.

    • Replies: @Daniel Rich
  17. Kirt says:

    Things are even worse than this article suggests. Putin has even tapped his Communist Chinese allies to help Tulsi and she is currently being trained in mixed martial arts by Weili Zhang, the first Communist Chinese UFC champion.

    https://www.tmz.com/2019/10/21/tulsi-gabbard-weili-zhang-ufc-sparring-hawaii-training/

    This will enable her to be a James Bond style assassin of whoever ends up being the Democratic candidate in the event her third party does not catch on.

    The UFC, of course, is a Putin Nazi Communist Chinese front, and mixed martial arts are the only art allowed in Putin Trump Nazi America, just as was predicted by Hillary supporter Meryl Streep in the 2016 campaign. One UFC champion is a Putin Nazi Russian, one a Communist Chinese, one a Nazi from Hawaii (Tulsi Gabbard’s home state) and all the rest Nazis.

    Wake up, America!! Connect the dots!!!

  18. I’ve publicly stated my admiration for Vladimir Putin dozens of times. Where’s my check, Vlad?

    • Replies: @Kolya Krassotkin
  19. @Ilyana_Rozumova

    Hopkins is a hack masquerading as a journalist. He’d happily take money from anyone to write anything.
    His sarcasm doesn’t hide the fact that he is a coward, unwilling to call out the true criminals.
    I guess someone with your intelligence doesn’t get it.
    I’m not fooled.

  20. If anyone really loved Hillary, by now they would have stripped her naked, shaved her head and locked her in a padded cell where she could spend her remaining days gumming endless bowls of cold oatmeal safe from embarassing herself further.

    What a truly sad creature.

    • Replies: @ViewFromOnHigh
  21. @Fidelios Automata

    God bless Vlad. God bless Bashir Assad. G***amn the crap-weasels in the House and Senate masquerading as civic leaders.

    • Agree: Robjil
  22. Rinsi says: • Website
    @WorkingClass

    Believe it or not, these politicians, including P, are all under the same spell, more or less…

    Rabbi Reveals Shocking History of Putin, KGB, Chabad, & Mossad

    And more:

    https://russia-insider.com/en/solzhenitsyns-damning-history-jews-russia-review/ri22354

  23. Rinsi says: • Website
    @WorkingClass

    Whose puppet, that is the question, perhaps…

    https://www.veteranstoday.com/2019/01/14/tea-with-assad-hugs-with-adelson-tulsi-gabbards-unique-views-on-israel-and-the-middle-east/

    Tulsi Gabbard voted to condemn BDS, but she’s become a cosponsor of Ilhan Omar’s boycott bill

    https://mondoweiss.net/2019/08/gabbard-condemn-cosponsor/

    • Agree: Agent76
    • Replies: @BlackDragon
    , @Johan
  24. @Isabella

    Quote: “He didn’t’ say if his wife was appreciative.”

    Reply: Inflatable dolls don’t speak…

  25. gotmituns says:

    I understand the clintons are very close to a FruitoftheLoom contract to do a series of TV ads with them in dressed only in FOTL in underwear singing and dancing.

  26. Sorry, can’t read this. Clinton-fatigue.

  27. ” neo-McCarthyite smears” ….. “spittle-flecked McCarthyite smears…”

    “neo”, “spittle-flecked”…. How many McCarthyite varietals are out there? And, how does a “neo-McCarthyite smear” differ from the original? We need some guidance with this.

    • Replies: @the grand wazoo
  28. Cam says:

    They are all using the Saul Alinsky rule book. Smear and ridicule against the enemy are the most effective weapons.

  29. This is cankles’ last hurrah and chance to run.

    What else can the twunt do? Strengthen her marriage?

  30. I’ve been unable to contact Vlad, so I had to start my meddling all on my own.

  31. God bless Putin and Russia and Assad and the people of Syria for saving Syria from the terrorists from hell ie the CIA and the Mossad and MI6, the creators of AL CIADA aka ISIS and their sponsors the ZUS and Israel and ZBritain and ZNATO, the wreckers and destroyers of Iraq and Syria and Libya and Yemen!

  32. nsa says:
    @Ron Unz

    “…….might boost her poll numbers enough to……”
    The Hindoo Hottie is the jew’s faux populist useful idiot in waiting, in case the jew can’t engineer a Trumpstein reselection in 2020. Trumpstein falters and Hottie will be allowed through the media jooie filter. However, as long as Trumpstein continues to service the jew magnificently, he will receive great continuous 24/7/365 coverage from the judenTV and judenPresse which guarantees “four more years, four more years, four more years”……..of jew rule.

  33. @Curmudgeon

    Duke left the KKK in 1980, but somehow still seems to be their spokesman.

  34. @Haruto Rat

    If Hillary runs again, she needs a vet on staff to keep her from coughing up hairballs in public.

  35. I am not a Democrat shill … BUT…Putin is not our friend and is using “maskirovka”

    http://sfppr.org/2016/10/russias-deception-and-denial-machine/

  36. “Any therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee, Hillary!”

    John Donne

  37. bcos says:
    @Ron Unz

    “Having Hillary and/or the MSM continue to attack her is absolutely the best thing that could possibly happen to her chances, and might boost her poll numbers enough to get her into the next debate.”

    I wonder… are the Democrats taking a play from the 2016 election and transforming it to work for themselves?

    Hillary demonizes her opponent with accusations of Russia-collusion, voters think she’s ridiculous, and then her opponent wins. It’s like she’s transforming herself into a straw-man, which Tulsi can easily respond to and therefore look GREAT doing it. Instead of a Republican receiving her ire and winning, now a Democrat is in position to do so.

  38. @Kolya Krassotkin

    She’s an actress, playing a role. Think of her like the wicked witch of the west. A character representing one pole of the Hegelian Dialectic. The machine churns on, doing the will of the (((minority))).

    • Replies: @Andrei Martyanov
  39. Agent76 says:

    Dec 8, 2016 Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Introduces Bill to Stop Arming Terrorists

    Oct 18, 2019 Tulsi Gabbard responds to Hillary Clinton: Clinton “knows she can’t control me”

    Hillary Clinton implied Russians are “grooming” Tulsi Gabbard to run as a third-party candidate to disrupt the election, a charge which Gabbard denies. In a live interview with CBSN, Gabbard responds to Clinton’s claims and says she will not run as a third-party candidate.

    “OJ I killed two people & got away with it”

  40. anon[837] • Disclaimer says:

    I actually think this kind of shrill propaganda is a good thing. Maybe finally Russians and others around the world will wake up and immunize themselves from Anglo-Zionist propaganda. It’s hard to want to cooperate with a society that produces such brain-dead insane propanganda as truth, like the modern day Jewnited Empire.

  41. Alfred says:
    @Ilyana_Rozumova

    Even Ukraine Slavs did get it.

    Actually, all the young Ukrainians I discussed it with really believe that Mr Z is the real deal. Of course it helps that the young democracy has shut down all inconvenient TV and radio stations – without so much as a slap on the wrist by the European Union and the USA. Numerous journalists were murdered

    In 2015, 3 TV stations in Kharkov were shut down. Do a search on Google and that piece of real news has vanished.

    I sometimes think that it is much easier to fool an intelligent person than someone who is less intelligent. No one would vote for a clown in the ME or in any African country.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  42. TKK says:
    @Realist

    My hatred of her is unrelenting. She evokes loathing and disgust on a cellular level.

    I had a buddy who had a low level procurement job in her State Department- he was a veteran and that’s how he got through the AA gates.

    He told me that the one time she came to visit at their huge office near Chantilly that a blast email warned them: Do Not Make Eye Contact w/ Mrs. Clinton.

    I halfway believed him in a good natured way- thought he was exaggerating. I then read a book about her and a steward who had to serve her breakfast at the WH each morning (poor guy) also said strict guidelines: No eye contact.

    • Replies: @DESERT FOX
  43. @TKK

    She is a witch and so does not anyone to see what a demonic creature she is, the eyes are the window to the soul, what she has done would make a horror movie, see the book The Trance Formation of America by Cathy Obrien , can be had on amazon.

    • Agree: TKK
  44. @bcos

    no man its all Putin…all the way!

    Putin has his Hillary asset, torment his Gabbard asset so that his Gabbard asset rises in the polls.. as was done, or achieved in the case of Putin’s Trump asset, last time….

    it ‘s Putin Strangelove all the way.

    (Maybe he got to me too..I am sounding just like his Hillary Asset)

  45. @ViewFromOnHigh

    She’s an actress, playing a role.

    Playing a role requires at least some degree of basic intelligence and self-control. These are qualities which are largely not present among current US power “elites”. Russiagate, not to mention Epstein’s pedo saga, fully disclosed a pathetic intellectual (or rather lack thereof) level of these people, not to mention many of them being down right criminal perverts. In truth–it is down right embarrassing looking at the US today and especially its political class which increasingly reminds of the last seconds of headless chicken’s running. Few exceptions of intellect and integrity in this class merely confirm the rule–the country is run by imbeciles. And it pains me to say this, because I live here.

  46. @Realist

    Sadistic lesbian alcoholic war mongers (or is it sadistic alcoholic lesbian war mongers?): a fun exercise for students learning probability to illustrate on a Venn diagram.

  47. @Andrei Martyanov

    the country is run by imbeciles.

    Agreed–and of course no-body of intelligence and character wants anything to do with these clowns.

    Potential serious leaders quickly learn that the current political life is totally insane–and life is too short to deal with such nonsense.

    I have been in meeting rooms with some of these folks–and it took all of my self-control to avoid puking as they parroted each other’s sanctimonious idiocy.

    The only way to win that game is not to play.

    • Agree: Andrei Martyanov
  48. HEREDOT says:
    @Andrei Martyanov

    ” the country is run by imbeciles. And it pains me to say this, because I live here” The words reflect the truth. Not only the USA but the planet has been invaded by morons.

    • Replies: @Daniel Rich
  49. @Rinsi

    I think the sooner the USA is run by green lizards from the planet Ork, the better for humanity.

  50. @Andrei Martyanov

    My opinion: Chuck Grassley (R-IA) seems like a honest and capable politician and diametrically opposed to the withered witch of Westchester.

    • Replies: @Andrei Martyanov
  51. @HEREDOT

    In [way too] many cases I agree with your statement, because it takes a certain lack of morals to become a politician [imo].

    What if the world would have more statesmen like H.E Mr. Putin/Jinping?

    Would the planet be a better place because of it?

    • Replies: @HEREDOT
    , @the grand wazoo
  52. HEREDOT says:
    @Daniel Rich

    Agree putin and Jinping seem to be the most sane people.

  53. TKK says:
    @Andrei Martyanov

    the country is run by imbeciles

    Agree- imbeciles of low cunning, only scheming to enrich themselves and their repellent offspring.

  54. @Stephen Paul Foster

    Sen Joe McCarthy may have gotten a little off track, but he was on the right train.

  55. @Really No Shit

    There are still people here and there who “got it”. In the end, it was Devin Nunes thanks to whose efforts Russiagate was first fought against. Tulsi, there are couple Republicans here and there. That is not enough, especially when US media are literally a cesspool–most of them ignorant imbeciles together with most their “experts”. One Carlson Tucker (among prime media “influencers”) is not enough to stand against an utterly corrupt and well oiled propaganda machine. In fact, what can possibly one counter an imbecile with? Facts, knowledge, reasoning? Many of them do not even have a clue that they are morons. What do you expect from a whole media-political class which takes its views on serious geopolitical issues, including most important of them–military and conflict–from entertainment and Hollywood? This is not just me speaking, I essentially quoted General Robert Latiff of DARPA. How do you even communicate to those people that they are dangerous morons. Just recall this bimbo Megyn Kelly who was, for anyone with even residual intelligence, trolled and, in the end, humiliated by Putin during her (grossly “shrunk”) interview and other interruptions. Putin literally showed her a clueless clown–mind you, she is considered “top”. They have no self-awareness whatsoever.

  56. @Daniel Rich

    Check the definition of … politician n. one who deceives or out manuvers others for personal gain

  57. What we are describing is the Dunning–Kruger effect.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunning%E2%80%93Kruger_effect

    There is no known cure.

  58. Johan says:
    @Rinsi

    My, that mondoweiss medium is one big climate change hoax propaganda medium, the nonsense is all over the place, and Tulsi Gabbard is in it too:

    https://www.tulsigabbard.org/tulsi-gabbard-on-climate-change

    • Replies: @Robjil
  59. Zoe says:

    Best one yet Mr. Hopkins. Bravo.

  60. @bcos

    That thought has crossed my mind, too. I’m not completely sure I can trust Tulsi.

  61. Robjil says:
    @Johan

    We are in Zion Age since 12.23.1913.

    It is over a hundred years now.

    The Early Zion Age- 1914- 1939- WWI and follow up to get the Balfour

    The Middle Zion Age – 1939-1963- WWII and mop up after to get Israel

    The Late Zion Age- 1963-2000s – WWIII to get Eretz Yisrael

    Hoping this Age ends soon. All Ages end after all.

  62. Good writing CJ. Tulsi is on fire right now. She may not win but its good to have her out there calling out the merchants of death as much as possible. Maybe Tulsi understands that this is how Trump won support, by calling out the uniparty establishment, not backing down, not being so PC. People are sick of the BS, she will gain lots of support if she keeps this up. CURSE the warmongers!

    • Replies: @Biff
  63. If one had a dollar for every occurrence of “the Saul Aulinsky playbook / rule-book” …

  64. Santurron says:

    Russiagate was exposed as an enormous hoax based on absolutely nothing,

    A total lie! Many well-regarded authors have written about the nefarious Russian Hacking. Try Craig Unger, author of House of Putin, House of Trump. While he focuses on the ties between trumpo and Russian jewish mafiosi, there’s corroboration of the Russian hacking. Also read Malcolm Nance.

  65. @Santurron

    Also read Malcolm Nance.

    LOL.

    • Replies: @Anon
  66. anonymous[128] • Disclaimer says:
    @Santurron

    Show us, don’t tell us.

    In the meantime, readers can consider the sources of [More] Praise for House of Trump, House of Putin

    “The story Unger weaves with those earlier accounts and his original reporting is fresh, illuminating and more alarming than the intelligence channel described in the Steele dossier.”— The Washington Post

    “Omarosa vs. Trump may be the political pro wrestling match of the week, but a more serious confrontation may be prompted by a book that came out Tuesday, alleging that President Donald Trump may be a Russian asset compromised by billions of laundered dollars over decades of shady real estate deals.”— Newsweek

    “Unger, a veteran journalist and author, takes the reader on a veritable tour of sleazy night clubs, restaurants and resorts frequented by Russian oligarchs and criminals in this book subtitled “The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia.” Often, that tour leads to the doors of the White House and Trump Tower, and the implication is clear to even the most obtuse reader: Trump is in Putin’s pocket and those of the financiers who have grown immensely rich through their associations with the country’s putative dictator.”— Spectator USA

    “An impressive attempt to gather up all the evidence we have of Trump’s numerous connections to the Russian mafia and government and lay it all out in a clear, comprehensive narrative.” —Vox

    “A bombshell.” —Daily Mail (UK)

    “Damning in its accumulation of detail, terrifying in its depiction of the pure evil of those Trump chose to do business with.” —The Spectator (UK)

    “Unger’s contention is that a web of Trumpian connections to Russia explain the darkness at the heart of the Trump presidency. The crisp account of the rise of the Russian mafia and its expansion into the U.S. is chilling.” —Sunday Times (UK)

    • Replies: @anon
  67. Dannyboy says:

    Trump 2020!

    Because Fuck You Again.

  68. Biff says:
    @redmudhooch

    Maybe Tulsi understands that this is how Trump won support

    In many respects Trump is a populist, and that’s how he won, and Tulsi is the definition of a populist, and it is why she will be attacked from every angle – heck even Joy Beher of The View called her a Russian tool.
    https://news.yahoo.com/view-doubles-down-hillary-clinton-163037307.html

    https://www.unz.com/chopkins/the-war-on-populism/

    Like that scene in Orwell’s 1984 where the Party switches official enemies right in the middle of the Hate Week rally, the War on Terror was officially canceled and replaced by the War on Populism. Or … all right, it wasn’t quite that abrupt. But seriously, go back and scan the news. Note how the “Islamic terrorist threat” we had been conditioned to live in fear of on a daily basis since 2001 seemed to just vanish into thin air. Suddenly, the “existential threat” we were facing was “neo-nationalism,” “illiberalism,” or the pejorative designator du jour, “populism.”

  69. anon[299] • Disclaimer says:
    @anonymous

    “Unger . . . takes the reader on a veritable tour of sleazy night clubs, restaurants and resorts frequented by Russian oligarchs and criminals in this book . . .”

    Synagogues? AIPAC meetings? ADL Headquarters or even one of ADL’s dozens of branches — does Unger take the read to any of those “sleazy” locales?

  70. Anon[311] • Disclaimer says:
    @Andrei Martyanov

    See your LOL and would raise,

    but Malcolm Nance is a really bad joke.

  71. @Santurron

    The Russians made me vote for Trump. HA HA ha ha ha ha .

    Yes they did they called me up and made me watch their propaganda and convinced me to vote for Trump. They are very clever. Or maybe they hacked into our local voting machines and changed the votes to Trump. But Then again maybe they hacked into our local system and made the Africans and Mexicans and Moslems vote for Obama in 2008 and 2012 and then in 2016 they made them vote for Clinton. Very clever of those Russkies.

  72. @Alfred

    No one would vote for a clown in Africa?

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