Years ago, I noticed that in US public discourse, it's normal for all sides to be wrong.
Take Trump's decision to not retaliate against Iran for shooting down a reconnaissance drone.
Then Tucker Carlson finally admits what he's all about:
HE KNOWS EVERYTHING.
He knows better than Trump how to run the country.
Americans are obsessed with rhetoric and public apologies. I support Bolton refusing to agree publicly that he was wrong.
Don't give the enemy ammunition.
Trump chose him. That's good enough for me.
Then Carlson says that the shooting down of the drone was supposed to be the trigger for regime change in Iran.
This is one of the most childish things I've ever heard.
Carlson knows nothing about military affairs. We don't have the assets in theater to wage war on Iran.
Remember how long it took us to build up the Iraq invasion force? Carlson is irrational when it comes to this topic.
FINALLY, Carlson completely ignores the regional powers who have waged the most stunning wars in human history.
Mosul was taken after the Islamic state fortified it for three years. They built underground complexes, created killing zones, stockpiled weapons, and held a million human shields.
It actually hasn't been publicized how the the Gulf Cooperation Council helped the Iraqis take the city.
The real world is nothing like the world of Tucker Carlson.
Or anybody on TV, come to think of it.
Thank you Mr. Wictor.
If you ever want to swim/sail in a fresh water ocean (Lake Michigan) let me know.
The real world is nothing like the world of 95% of the US Congress & politicians nationwide. It's a business they hope to cash in on from Day 1 after their getting elected by any means necessary. Political office is a "cash cow" funded by the US taxpayers. Politicians suckle off of We The People for the rest of their lives; one way or another. Just take note of Zero & his Mooch? taking a $62,000 a wk vacation after shipping planeloads of our cash to Iran. Smell at all to you?
Amen to that!
That's why I respect your opinion.
It isn't tainted by the lame stream.
@ThomasWic The political knowledge idiocy of Scott Adams amazes me every day. He did a Periscope today where he credited Tucker Carlson with preventing war with Iran. These blowhards will never accept the fact that Trump is a million times smarter than them in every aspect.
OH MY GOD.
That's so embarrassing.
Who knew that so many people are off their rockers?
He does have some interesting things to say once in awhile. I think a lot of what he says is just time filling to keep his profile profile up.
I disagree with him sometimes when I catch his periscope, but I always take what he says with a grain of salt. Someone here said it well - he’s a “mesmerizer.” He’s a hypnotist and sometimes plays games with suggestion. He geeks out on persuasion and sometimes hes speaking to the person on the fence.
@ThomasWic @trueblueTEX @mirali
Scott's Video where he said Trump HAD to listen to him or lose in 2020?
He later explained it was a test to see if You Tube is throttling his viewer count. He's convinced Twitter is throttling him as well.
I watched the Carlson Video as well, he said everything people are upset or perplexed about.
But he was talking about Carlson's ability to PERSUADE.
Not the reality of his topic.
Ho Ho and HO!
@trueblueTEX @ThomasWic @mirali @DuaneCates
Most interesting thing I think he said about pres declining to attack was think about it from the perspective of the Iranian people, to whom he sent the message that killing 150 of them was too high a price. Trump suddenly in position where HE is the one who cares about them, and their leaders are ones trying to bring death raining down on them.
Valid point? Maybe. Part of the maneuver? Who knows. But a perspective maybe not heard anywhere else.
@masterblaster He said Trump may have avoided bombing Iran because he lacked public support because of Tucker's vociferous lack of support.
@mirali This is why I think he damned Carlson with the faintest praise. I could be dead wrong, so we shall see,
@ThomasWic Amen, Thomas!
I stopped watching Faux News
a year and a half ago; the stupid
is strong on that network....just
like ALL msm networks!
Tucker, Hannity, Rand, etc sometimes act as internal opposition, but they are all on good terms with Trump. I wouldn't be surprised if they acted so at Trump's request.
That is the fundamental truth of TV: NONE of it is real!
I read an interview with Ray Bradbury, some years ago, where he said that "Fahrenheit 451" was so much about censorship as it was about the imbecility that would come from watching TV.
Steve Allen said that he knew we were in trouble in the 1950s when viewers sent soap-opera actors cards and gifts when their CHARACTERS got married.
Until they banned the game on account of me. I was the last runner left standing, almost made it through but was tackled at the very end and did a header into the fence, breaking my glasses and coming up bloody.
I was tackled, did a header into the fence
Those who label words as violence do so with the sole purpose of justifying violence against words.