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Thursday, December 1, 2016

The General and the Fool

The news that President-elect Donald Trump called in disgraced retired Gen. David Petraeus for a job interview as possible Secretary of State tests whether Trump’s experience in hosting “The Celebrity Apprentice” honed his skills for spotting an incompetent phony or not.-- RM

Take it from this one-time insider who knows his stuff.

McGovern is among the most authoritative analysts around. Minted by the U.S. Army and the CIA, he is a more-radical Andrew Bacevich, a reader of tea leaves regarding U.S. foreign policy.

Like CounterPunch's full stable of commies, he has likely earned the Russian propagandist tag in the eyes of the Washington Post and New York Times.

That is, he is critical of where we are.


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