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Is John Bolton Manipulating
Trump to Attack Iran?

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Posted By: MissMolly, 5/18/2019 3:33:38 AM

The simplistic, paranoid interpretation of what’s happening with Iran — wherein the U.S. is floating plans for an invasion and hyping intelligence of Iranian attacks — is that ultrahawkish aides are trying to manipulate their toddler president into war. Unfortunately, there is a lot of evidence suggesting this interpretation is correct. The driving force is national security adviser John Bolton. During the Bush administration, Bolton sought without success to ramp up conflict with Iran. President Trump hired Bolton because he liked his tough-talking Fox News persona, but made him promise when he took the national security adviser job not to start any wars.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Strike3 5/18/2019 6:10:16 AM (No. 66663)
NO. Iran will attack us first and they will lose their entire war machine. They have never before been challenged to the point of panic and it's showing.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: F15 Gork 5/18/2019 6:16:09 AM (No. 66665)
Why do I smell fake news here. Bolton is effective so he must be brought down perhaps? Chait is a lib.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sunhan65 5/18/2019 6:19:27 AM (No. 66667)
Let's hope so. Iran is on my list of regimes who want to kill us and are acquiring the means to do so. Even if they weren't, I have had more than enough of Iran's hostage-taking, torture, and retrograde medieval theocratic insanity. The world will be a better place without the Iranian regime in it, and America will be safer because of it.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: udanja99 5/18/2019 6:30:02 AM (No. 66672)
Toddler president? If this were a saloon instead of a salon I would have some choice words for Chait. I suppose he prefers his messiah president who let Iran develop nukes and even financed it for them. I am not so concerned about Iran attacking us as we are so far away, but I tremble at the thought of them attacking Israel. It is way past time for us to take out all of their weapons and their regime.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 5/18/2019 6:31:30 AM (No. 66673)
As I recall, "Chait" is French for "poodle scat."
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Reply 6 - Posted by: spacer 5/18/2019 6:33:23 AM (No. 66675)
Nonsense. Bolton is just the person for President Trump at this time. Our adversaries know this too. NOBODY manipulates President Trump.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: bpl40 5/18/2019 6:47:09 AM (No. 66682)
Chait should stick to linguistics. This is not his province. Leave it to the experts!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 5/18/2019 7:26:58 AM (No. 66695)
Don't these leftists ever get tired of pushing fake news? No - - I guess not. The chumps who swallow this stuff keep popping up every minute. What was it that P.T. Barnum said?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Pepper Tree 5/18/2019 7:55:22 AM (No. 66712)
Iraq and Iran warred against each other for years and finally ended it in a cease-fire. We took Iraq in days. Twice. I doubt Iran is much of a military threat to us now.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: winnie1 5/18/2019 7:55:57 AM (No. 66713)
John Bolton is a neo-con take it from there. BIG MISTAKE bringing him into the administration.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Aud 5/18/2019 8:03:02 AM (No. 66719)
I agree with #10. If Trump wants to lose the 2020 election, following the advice of “the stache” is sure-fire.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: StormCnter 5/18/2019 8:11:27 AM (No. 66727)
I have never liked nor trusted John Bolton, even back in the days when he was a constant presence on the cable news shows. It was a mistake for President Trump to bring him into his administration and give him a microphone to agitate for belligerence in foreign policy. I doubt that Bolton wants war, but he does seem to love the spotlight he gets when he hawkishly blusters.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: JediJerry 5/18/2019 8:35:09 AM (No. 66747)
Always a pseudo blame game from the left. Bolton is the guy they love to hate.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: ROLFNader 5/18/2019 11:13:46 AM (No. 66830)
@ #12- I don't know if you are an expert at foreign policy but I'll certainly bet on you in matters related to loving the spotlight.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: DVC 5/18/2019 1:58:32 PM (No. 66901)
The name 'New York" shows us that it is not a reliable source. Ignore.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 5/18/2019 3:37:46 PM (No. 66961)
Iran has never paid a price for storming our US Embassy in 1979 and taking 52 Americans hostage. For that alone we owe them a whopping.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: watashiyo 5/18/2019 11:03:25 PM (No. 67053)
Mere presence of John Bolton gives any American Foreign enemies "EDS-ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION SYNDROMES". If John Bolton was with Doorknob Hussein's administration, 150 billion would never have gone to IRAN.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 5/19/2019 3:26:42 AM (No. 67084)
NOBODY manipulates Trumpus Magnus! NO BO DY!!!
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