Russian Bounties — Trump Threatens the American Experiment - PRESS RUN
Not once has Trump angrily banged a lectern and promised to get to the bottom of the stunning and heartbreaking story that Russian intelligence was paying lucrative bounties for the lives of American troops murdered in Afghanistan. Not once has Trump pledged to bring justice to the fallen. Not once since the story exploded nearly a week ago has Trump taken the side of the United States and vowed to protect and defend her.
The blockbuster bounty revelation is just the latest controversy to confirm Trump’s sweeping and ongoing betrayal. “I don’t think the Russians can believe their eyes and ears. It’s not to be understood,” stressed Retired US Army Gen. Barry McCaffery on MSNBC. “It’s sickening on so many levels.”
Indeed, the entire, centuries-old American experiment is now being threatened. The press needs to grapple with how it’s going to cover one of the biggest, most dangerous stories in our history. Incredibly, not a single major newspaper that has called for Trump to resign in the wake of the Russia bounty story, which has been confirmed over and over in recent days. Recall that more than 100 newspapers demanded Bill Clinton step down from office because he uttered a single false sentence under oath about his extramarital affair.