Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The Left Is Self-Destructing: Paul Craig Roberts Rages "The Mindlessness Is Unbearable"



At Zero Hedge by Tyler Durden  -- 

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts,
The mindlessness is unbearable.
Amnesty International tells us that we must “fight the Muslim ban” because Trump’s bigotry is wrecking lives.

Anthony Dimaggio at CounterPunch says Trump should be impeached because his Islamophobia is a threat to the Constitution.
This is not to single out these two as the mindlessness is everywhere among those whose worldview is defined by Identity Politics.

One might think that Amnesty International should be fighting against the Bush/Cheney/Obama regime wars that have produced the refugees by killing and displacing millions of Muslims. For example, the ongoing war that Obama inflicted on Yemen results in the death of one Yemeni child every 10 minutes, according to UNICEF. Where is Amnesty International?

Clearly America’s wars on Muslims wreck far more lives than Trump’s ban on immigrants. Why the focus on an immigration ban and not on wars that produce refugees? Is it because Obama is responsible for war and Trump for the ban? Is the liberal/progressive/left projecting Obama’s monstrous crimes onto Trump? Is it that we must hate Trump and not Obama?

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