Friday, May 3, 2019

Yes, There WAS An Attempted Coup Against Trump

From Human Events:
The existing government of the United States was attempted to be overthrown by a small group from within the state. This was not a traditional third-world coup which is characterized by military forces sweeping into the halls of power to swiftly arrest the former leader, but instead it represents something far more akin to a legal drama crossed with an espionage novel – two themes readily familiar to the American audience. 
It was, in effect, a soft coup. 
To put it plainly, if elements of state security services pushed to oust a leader in any other country, we would readily define that as a coup. Now certainly, if you ask any of the individuals who supported the attempt, they would loudly declare that they were merely acting in the best interests of the nation and representing the legitimate ends of good government. That is what all coup participants say. 
In 1965 the film Seven Days in May starring Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas was nominated for 2 Academy Awards and featured a plot centered around a failed military coup of the United States over the leaders of the military disagreeing with the President about relations with Russia. Fast-forward to today and much of the dialogue from that film would fit in perfectly with the text messages between FBI agents Peter Strzok and Lisa Page. (Read more.)

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