A senior official in the Trump administration supposedly admitted in an “anonymous” New York Times piece that he or she, and many other top figures, are deliberately conspiring to sabotage the president's agenda, an agenda that the American people voted for in the 2016 election. The supposed writer even suggested that members of Trump's Cabinet had considered calling him crazy and removing him under the 25th Amendment. Assuming the Times is not lying, which is not necessarily a good assumption considering the left-wing paper's long history of lies, the op-ed confirms once again the existence of a subversive “Deep State” that will defy its own boss — and the American people who constitutionally elected him — to advance a globalist agenda that is unconstitutional and was soundly rejected by voters at the polls. Trump, though, suggested he would be getting the last laugh.
In a series of social-media posts, President Trump responded to the “resistance” op-ed by suggesting there was a good chance it was a fraud, citing the establishment media's long history of dishonesty and hatred of the current administration. But if it is real, he argued, it is simply evidence that the “Swamp” in Washington, D.C., is desperately fighting back against being drained. It may even be considered treason, Trump suggested. “Does the so-called 'Senior Administration Official' really exist, or is it just the Failing New York Times with another phony source? If the GUTLESS anonymous person does indeed exist, the Times must, for National Security purposes, turn him/her over to government at once!” Trump wrote on Twitter. “I’m draining the Swamp, and the Swamp is trying to fight back. Don’t worry, we will win!”
In a televised statement from the White House during a meeting with county sheriffs, Trump also ridiculed the Times and CNN, the discredited cable news network with collapsing ratings amid 24/7 anti-Trump hysteria. “We have somebody in what I call the failing New York Times talking about he’s part of the resistance within the Trump administration,” Trump said. “This is what we have to deal with. And you know, the dishonest media … it’s really a disgrace.” Trump then went through a litany of good news — employment numbers, manufacturing growth, deregulation, ending ObamaCare's hated "individual mandate," starting construction on the wall — before taking aim at the Times and the supposed op-ed writer.
The agenda of the Deep State swamp and its media allies, Trump said, is about “open borders,” allowing America to be overrun with “disaster and crime.” Because Trump opposes those things, “they don’t like Donald Trump,” the president continued. “And I don’t like them, because they're very dishonest people,” he said. “Remember this also, about the New York Times: When I won, they were forced to apologize to their subscribers. They wrote a letter of apology — it was the first time anybody has ever done it — because they covered the election incorrectly. So if the failing New York Times has an anonymous editorial — can you believe it? 'Anonymous,' meaning gutless — a gutless editorial.” He also slammed the “Deep State” and suggested that Americans would win the battle against it in the end.
In the editorial, Trump's self-styled “senior official,” of whom there are hundreds in an administration, boasted that “many of the senior officials in his own administration are working diligently from within to frustrate parts of his agenda.” “I would know,” he added. “I am one of them.” While conceding that Trump has already “made America safer and more prosperous” with his policies, the “resistance” activist claims that the president also “continues to act in a manner that is detrimental to the health of our republic.” That is why “many” of Trump's appointees, according to the alleged mole, are working to thwart the president's policies that they disagree with. As examples of Trump's supposed bad behavior, the Deep State operative points to labeling the “fake news” media as the “enemy of the people.” And yet, surveys consistently show that almost all Americans realize that most of the mass media is lying to them.
“It may be cold comfort in this chaotic era, but Americans should know that there are adults in the room. We fully recognize what is happening. And we are trying to do what’s right even when Donald Trump won’t,” the supposed “senior official” claimed, citing as examples an array of foreign-policy positions Trump campaigned on, such as non-hostile relations with Russia, that the Deep State is working to subvert. “He complained for weeks about senior staff members letting him get boxed into further confrontation with Russia, and he expressed frustration that the United States continued to impose sanctions on the country for its malign behavior. But his national security team knew better — such actions had to be taken, to hold Moscow accountable.” Of course, the globalist Deep State always thinks it knows better than the American people.
Ironically, the piece goes on to glorify the late neoconservative warmonger John McCain, a fervent globalist and a key operative with multiple Deep State organizations. Even the briefest survey of the McCain-backed foreign-policy disasters of recent decades would suggest that the author of the piece must have been smoking something — or reading too much propaganda in the New York Times. Consider, among the recent examples, that McCain was in Libya in 2009 meeting with dictator Moammar Gadhafi and plotting how to funnel more U.S. weapons and military aid to the brutal regime. Just two years later, McCain switched sides and was openly supporting an uprising against Gadhafi led by self-proclaimed al-Qaeda leaders who had been killing U.S. troops not long before. The disaster in Syria followed a similar course. And Iraq. And Afghanistan.
Meanwhile, the Times op-ed praises McCain's supposedly glorious example of “uniting” Americans and for being “a lodestar for restoring honor to public life and our national dialogue.” By contrast, the writer or writers of the op-ed claimed Trump brought about an end to “civility” in public discourse. In reality, McCain contributed more than his fair share. Who could forget, for instance, the senator's nasty attacks against his fellow lawmakers as “wacko birds” for questioning the establishment's globalist warmongering, illegal spying, and other unconstitutional policies? Ironically, in 2016, McCain described 15,000 everyday Americans who showed up at a Trump rally in Arizona as “crazies.” Apparently describing political opponents as wackos and crazies is “restoring honor” to the “national dialogue,” while calling out the dishonest media is bringing incivility into it — or at least the Times' op-ed writer would like people to believe that.
Among conservatives, Trump supporters, and the growing segment of the American electorate that is sick of the Deep State, outrage over the op-ed was fierce. But even left-wing voices slammed the supposed author of the piece. Left-leaning investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald, for instance, took to Twitter and highlighted the shocking hypocrisy of the supposed official. “The irony in the op-ed from the NYT's anonymous WH coward is glaring and massive: s/he accuses Trump of being 'anti-democratic' while boasting of membership in an unelected cabal that covertly imposes their own ideology with zero democratic accountability, mandate or transparency,” wrote the widely respected liberal journalist.
More than a few prominent voices aside from Trump argued that officials at the New York Times had probably written the op-ed themselves. Author, documentary maker, and speaker Dinesh D'Souza, who was maliciously prosecuted by the Obama administration in what was widely seen as Banana Republic-style retaliation, was among the many voices arguing that the increasingly discredited newspaper likely produced the piece on its own before making up a cover story to publish it. “Just read the anonymous @nytimes article and it’s blindingly obvious it’s an in-house product written not by any Trump official but by a professional writer at the newspaper itself,” D'Souza wrote on Twitter. “This is the very definition of #FakeNews.”
Of course, the New York Times has a long history of grotesque dishonesty — lies that have resulted in millions of deaths, even. Times writer Walter Duranty, for example, lied to the world about the horrifying Soviet genocide-by-starvation of the Ukrainian people. Later, Times writer Herbert Matthews lied to the world about mass-murdering communist leader Fidel Castro, painting him as an anti-communist freedom fighter tantamount to Cuba's George Washington. Its own reporters have ridiculed the paper as a "megaphone" for the establishment's lies and war "propaganda." As such, the veracity of the op-ed should be considered highly suspect. Knowing the Times' long history of lies and its blatant hatred for Trump and his supporters, this piece could easily be an effort to demoralize the president and the American people.
But if it was indeed written by a “senior official,” it merely offers additional confirmation of what The New American magazine has been warning about throughout its existence — that a cabal of insiders popularly known today as the “Deep State” has largely hijacked the federal government and the press, at least until Trump took office with a mandate to neutralize it. The supposed author of the piece addresses the topic, but uses semantic games on the subject. “This isn’t the work of the so-called deep state,” the op-ed claimed. “It’s the work of the steady state.” Of course, “Deep State” and “Steady State” are simply interchangeable terms to describe the same thing: A group of criminal conspirators working to impose their own (unconstitutional) policy preferences on the American people, from one administration to the next, regardless of who occupies the White House..
Trump himself pointed to the Deep State — a cabal he has also derided as the “criminal Deep State” — the day after the op-ed was published. “The Deep State and the Left, and their vehicle, the Fake News Media, are going Crazy — and they don’t know what to do,” the president said on social media. “The Economy is booming like never before, Jobs are at Historic Highs, soon TWO Supreme Court Justices & maybe Declassification to find Additional Corruption. Wow!”
But the reality is that Trump's successes — and America's successes, as a result of his policies — are what the Deep State finds abhorrent, because Trump's successes are based on a philosophy that America and its people should be unencumbered, exceptional, successful, and great. As this magazine has documented exhaustively in two Special Issues this year alone, the Deep State is not working to save America from a wild president. Instead, it is working toward what key Deep State operatives have openly described as a “New World Order.” That global system will be one in which a “credible United Nations,” to quote Deep State operative and former President George H.W. Bush, will use its military forces to impose “the vision” of the UN's communist and totalitarian founders on all of humanity, working to destroy liberty, self-government, morality, nations, and even Western-Christian civilization. This is despite the fact that no centralized government in the world has ever brought about the wealth and freedom for citizens as has the government created by the U.S. Constitution.
The New American has been warning since Trump took office that Deep State swamp creatures are operating in various senior posts across the administration. Many belong to the Council on Foreign Relations, the Trilateral Commission, the Bohemian Grove, the Bilderberg network, the Skull and Bones society, and more. Among other concerns, many of these individuals are clearly working to sabotage the agenda that Americans voted for: smashing globalism, upholding national sovereignty, protecting the borders, ending the global “free trade” scam that has decimated the U.S. economy again, and of course, the pledge to Make America Great Again. For more about the Deep State and how it operates, be sure to obtain a copy of both 2018 special issues on the subject. And to fight the Deep State and protect liberty, be sure to educate friends and family on these crucial matters. The Republic depends on it.
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