Trump Comments Called Treasonous By Former NATO Supreme Commander
Former NATO Allied Supreme Commander Wesley Clark called Trump's comments treasonous.
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Trump’s Treasonous Comments
Trump’s comments about standing aside and allowing Russia to attack NATO allies drew plenty of scorn and criticism, but it was Gen. Wesley Clark, the former Alliance Supreme Commander of NATO who put Trump’s threat into proper context.
Clark told CNN:
You can't put enough adjectives on this to describe how treasonous such a comment is. How unfeeling, how insensitive to the fears of Europeans, many of whom have lived under Russian oppression. They know exactly what it is. They're much closer to the problem in Ukraine than Donald Trump has ever been. And they know what's going on there.
This is a war of extinction against a nation of 40 million people to destroy the culture of the language, the history, and anybody who's associated with resistance to Russia occupation. So you could have 10 million people killed. If Russia comes in there.
Trump just is all about himself.
He makes shocking statements.
Maybe he wouldn't actually do this.
Maybe it's just for theater, but he shouldn't do such things. And we know from his previous administration that he actually was working to disassemble NATO
So I put a lot of credence in what he says.
It's not just a shock statement all over. It is that this is a warning to the American people about what's going to happen if Donald Trump becomes the next president of the United States.
Video of Clark:
Trump is willing to let Putin extinguish an entire nation and potentially kill millions of people. Trump’s comments are not only a betrayal of Ukraine and NATO. They are a betrayal of everything that America has stood for since the end of World War II.
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Trump Is Treasonous And He Must Be Stopped
The media would prefer to pretend that Joe Biden’s age is the issue defining the presidential election, not the fact that Donald Trump has signaled for years that his return to power would mean the collapse of American and global democracy.
We tend to think about Trump as a United States problem because of the dire impact that his return to power could have on our lives, but Trump is a global threat, and just by making comments that he did about NATO, Trump destabilizes and harms democratic alliances around the world.
It is not surprising the context of Trump’s comments has gotten so little coverage in American media. It is almost like the nation’s corporate shells who pretend to practice journalism don’t want to ask themselves what Trump’s comments really mean. They don’t want to think about the consequences of Trump’s threats.
The threat to democracy posed by Trump and his party doesn’t stop at America’s shores. Donald Trump is a threat to democracies around the world.
Trump doesn’t understand the concept of alliance because he has no loyalty. A person with no loyalty as the President Of The United States is a threat to the entire world, and the only definite action to neutralize Trump is to vote against him in November.
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