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The McMaster Turmoil
PJ Media, by Michael Ledeen

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Posted By:Hazymac, 8/8/2017 12:13:06 AM

H.R. McMaster, currently under attack from conservative critics, is best known for writing a book about the Vietnam War in which he put the blame primarily on the Johnson administration officials, but also excoriated military leaders for failing to challenge policies they knew, or should have known, were misguided. So no one should be surprised that the national security adviser is not inclined to salute and carry out instructions from the Oval Office, but challenges President Trump on matters ranging from personnel decisions to Iran policy. The two categories are closely linked, since personnel IS policy, and the ongoing purge of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MDConservative, 8/8/2017 12:28:51 AM     (No. 11344816)

Any flag officer who was twice promoted during the Obama administration is questionable serving Trump, IMHO.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jl80863, 8/8/2017 12:46:15 AM     (No. 11344826)

He damn sure was right about Vietnam!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: suedotsue, 8/8/2017 12:59:10 AM     (No. 11344833)

Trump should never have hired McMaster or anyone like him. The only way this hire makes the slightest sense is if Trump´s entire campaign was a lie.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 8/8/2017 6:37:16 AM     (No. 11344944)

McMaster has said that Islamic terrorism is not Islamic. McMaster has said that the Taliban (and ISIS and al Qaeda) have no religion. I guess he must think they are atheists. This goes hand in hand with his refusal to fire holdovers from the Obama NSC. McMaster is perfectly welcome to state his objections to Trump and select others in private but not in public. Stating his objections in public is taking on a political role that weakens Trump and that strengthens his critics. McMaster was, reportedly, suggested by McCain, and President Trump was sucked in somehow. McMaster has worked for and been promoted by ØBama. Thing is, I don´t remember McMasters´ name on last November´s ballot.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rinktum, 8/8/2017 8:21:13 AM     (No. 11345044)

There is too much information swirling around this guy that just does not promote trust. Anyone who could work for Obama is suspect in my book. Then the firings of personnel who were Trump loyalists gives me pause. With the intelligence agencies being a hot bed of Obama loyalists, I would steer clear of anyone remotely linked to Obama. Can we just get loyalists to the President who are sincere patriots to serve in these agencies. It is evident that the long knives are out in Washington for this President. The opposition in both parties will stop at nothing to undermine him. Purge the Obamabots wherever they are lurking because they will do harm whenever they can. Keep a constant and vigilant eye on the never Trumpers because they are betrayers.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: citizen, 8/8/2017 9:02:07 AM     (No. 11345096)

This isn´t about McMaster and his book about Vietnam..it´s about his opposing viewpoints from the CIC and his ditching the president´s loyalists and doing so quite publically.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: agrunt, 8/8/2017 10:45:41 AM     (No. 11345226)

We want a yes man, we want a yes man.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: thelmalou, 8/8/2017 11:26:13 AM     (No. 11345255)

Methinks PDT is keeping him around for a reason we can´t see.

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