If you want to know whether Democrats will take back the House and/or Senate in November, just ask Russia. According to our Intel top brass they are at it again, and Trump is denying it again.
Putin wants a Republican victory in 2018-2020 to keep Trump-The-Destabilizer in power. Think about that. The man in the entire world who hates and fears America most – Putin – wants Trump and the GOP to win because he knows what Trump supporters don’t or won’t admit: Trump is America’s poison pill.
The growing panic among top US intelligence officials on Russia’s NEW melding in the 2018 election exasperates Trump and blatantly refutes his self-serving lies.
Why are the white republican leadership going along? Because they want to win one for not just the GOP but are playing an end game of racist white power.
“Make no mistake: What’s happening on Capitol Hill this week, at Trump’s behest, is nothing other than an attempt by Republicans to slow the inexorable march toward that point at midcentury when the United States becomes a majority-minority nation,” as noted the Washington Post.
Trump-backed immigration proposals, combined with recent moves by the All-White-GOP for voter suppression, gerrymandering and various other schemes to disenfranchise minority voters will extend the white supremacist hegemony that brought Trump to power and sustains the GOP. Putin gets this too and has been using social media to cultivate white supremacy movements in the USA.
Yes, Trump and the Republicans are blatant racists. This adds to their desperation as they try to cling to power.
Trump and the Republicans are threatening to make nearly 700,000 dreamers subject to deportation unless Democrats agree to close the door to tens of millions of future legal immigrants of color.
Trump is now the Traitor-In-Chief and won’t defend America from Russia because Russia is STILL defending him! Republicans go along because they are going to do anything to keep power… WHITE POWER.
“Russian “bots” were helping Trump once again just two weeks ago by creating momentum for the Feb. 2 release of the Nunes memo, as the Washington Post notes: “Russian operatives created a #ReleaseTheMemo campaign on Twitter and other platforms, which quickly went viral and created a sense of urgency and import to the committee’s findings at least those by Republican members.”
Trump, who has final authority over such things, refused to approve the release of a Democratic rebuttal to the Nunes memo that Russian operatives, FOX News, and the GOP helped promote.
Trump wanted the Nunes memo released for its value in casting doubt on the FBI’s investigation into his collusion with Russia and the Trump campaign. And Russia wanted to help. What’s that tell you?
No wonder the Russian operatives stepped up their efforts to promote the Nunes memo on Trump’s behalf. Thus far, the memo has succeeded not only in damaging trust between the FBI and Congress, and possibly hindering future sharing of classified material, but also in revving up the Trump faithful with another wild conspiracy theory.
When nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults get at least some of their news from social media, the potential reach of bad actors is incalculable. Facebook and YouTube lead the way in opening the door to Russian/Putin/GOP/Trump/White Nationalist operatives who are now actively working to promote another Trump win for the GOP, and loss for America in 2018.
Director of National Intelligence Coats testifying Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 before the Senate Intelligence Committee warned that Russia considers its efforts to disrupt the 2016 election a huge success. Now Trump’s GOP are looking to Russia to help them win again in 2018 … and Russia is obliging.
Trump once exclaimed “I love the poorly educated!” Russia does too.
Russia, Trump and the GOP leadership are counting on white voter delusion and towering evangelical voter’s ignorance to once again make white racist (and/or ignorant evangelical voters who rarely if ever read reputable media sources) into an easily manipulated 2018 mob who will believe any and all GOP/Trump lies spread by Russia on social media… just like they did in 2016.
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