Why I think the NYT Anonymous Op-Ed Against Trump Was Simply Invented

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    What I mean is there should be no need to protect his job because he's telling the truth and what he's saying is common knowledge in Washington. Trump has even admitted his lack of knowledge of foreign affairs. However, with Trump's obsession for loyalty, no one's job is really safe so it's quite understandable why Mattis would deny the statement.
     
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    That is as possible as Hillary writing it.

    Just saying....back the tinfoil up a bit dear before it begins seeping in through your ears.
     
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    Im with you Jim. But it doesnt really matter. Whether it is a mole set up to bring down Trump from inside or the NYT trying to bring down Trump from the outside the audience is the same. People too stupid to see or too evil to care about the cognitive dissonance required for this....

    "That is why many Trump appointees have vowed to do what we can to preserve our democratic institutions while thwarting Mr. Trump’s..."

    LOL...they are going to preserve democracy while undermining the democratically elected choice!

    And they added a PS the NYT times didnt print but should have,

    Freedom is Slavery
    War is Peace
    Ignorance is strength

    Anyhow..just more deep state elite shenanigans. Completely fake but irrelevant if leftists inside or outside the Whitehouse wrote it.



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    Wow! So you are in Canada and not here in the USA???

    your google search shows google.ca?

    .ca is Canada's google???

    When I search the same terms as your search it is this:

    fear book release date - Google Search
     
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    If the piece in the Times is to believed, undermining the democratically elected choice was not this person's purpose but rather to protect a rather inept president and the nation while supporting many of his better ideas.

    I really don't approve of this. I think this person is going to make bad things a lot worse. Trump will become even more suspicious of his staff. Where Trump needs experienced advisers, he's going to be looking for loyal soldiers that will stand behind him and protect his back. That would be just fine if we had a president with plenty of foreign policy experience with years of experience dealing with congress and the operation of government but we don't. We have a neophyte who's making decisions based on a rather distorted view of government and Washington politics.
     
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    Bob Woodward's publisher says it's printing 1 million copies of 'Fear'

    Bob Woodward's book "Fear" is already one of the biggest publishing success stories of the year.
    And it still isn't even in bookstores yet.


    The publisher, Simon & Schuster, said Monday that it is printing one million copies of the book to keep up with reader demand.

    "Fear: Trump in the White House" will officially come out on Tuesday in both hardcover and e-book form.

    "We have reprinted six times for a total of seven to meet extraordinary demand -- that will put one million books in print before we've even gone on sale," a Simon & Schuster spokesperson told CNN.
     
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    I may be a bit niave, but the US military code of honor prohibits him lying to keep his job.

    You may not buy it, but honesty is an irreplaceable value among military officers who have to have 100% confidence that the other officers they work with are loyal and honest.

    None of this fits with Woodwards claims.
     
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    I posted years on this forum that I have a summer residence in Canada we sometimes visit.
     
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    The Anonymous Op Ed serves no purpose for the Left...

    It took away the momentum of the Woodward book coming out, with all the news stations covering the pre-book drop marketing campaign.... it put a halt to it.... which benefited Trump and Republicans in the upcoming election.

    It was poorly written imo, as if it cut and pasted different parts of different articles in the press the past year, to make a summary...

    As example:

    -it was already reported that Trump was childlike and that there were ''adults in the room'' in his administration to watch over him...

    -it was already reported that Steve Bannon mentioned people discussing the use of the 25th amendment to remove Trump

    And then there were all of these intentional so call ''clues'' to misdirect who Anonymous Ed was... like claiming he was part of ''the resistance'' and trying to latch on to that, when the Resistance is a liberal movement that does NOT represent, Anonymous Ed's beliefs AT ALL....?

    And then anonymous ed, says he believes in the good things Trump has done like the Tax cuts mainly for the wealthiest, and the border wall, and deregulation... all things the real republicans, or never Trumpers could latch on to as good....

    it was like he was trying to play a Jack of all trades...
    but master of none!

    And then the hints slipped in that implicated other people like lonestar.... pointing a finger at Pence being the culprit....

    The whole anonymous op ed was not written by the New York Times... they would have done a much better job than this Anonymous Ed, character!!!

    And what was the purpose of the op ed??? WHY would he want to draw attention to himself and others behind the scene KNOWING it would make Trump go crazier and on a hunt for the witch who wrote it?

    NONE OF THIS makes any sense to me, when the only person who could and would benefit from it, is President Trump?

    -he could claim deep state was out to get him
    -he could fire a bunch of people using lack of loyalty as an excuse
    -it directed the news away from the Woodward book drop
    -etc.
     
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    Mattis didn't lie because there was no real contemptuous words. The Secretary of Defense said Mr Trump was acting like — and having the understanding of — a "fifth- or sixth-grader."

    Trump has little knowledge of foreign affairs. He has admitted it, joked about it. Members of congress on both sides of the aisle talk about.

    The same type banner about the boss occurs in thousands of offices every day. I'm not sure why people get so concerned when it occurs in the White House. You can bet that there are lots of things said about the president far worst than what Woodward reported.

    What should be a concern is not any one comment but the picture painted by the comments and reports of actions of the president by dozens of people over a course of a year.
     
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