One of the most compelling pieces of evidence that the United States is currently in a national security crisis is the obvious disconnect between virtually all elements of the nation’s intelligence community and its Commander in Chief – signs are that disconnect extends to key presidential staff and advisors as well. We have experienced something similar before, in 2001. However that disconnect was more of a matter of priorities, not one of absolute “denial”, as we are facing now.
I’ve blogged on this before, including giving examples of exactly what the Commander in Chief should be doing – and what he obviously is not – on terms of the ongoing political warfare being conducted against its citizens and institutions as well as the failure of Congress to take any real initiative to address the exposure provided by the commercial internet media companies.
So, avoiding the temptation of being redundant and saying it again here, I’ll just anyone interested to a recent and very detailed interview I did with Mike Swanson:
And if you don’t believe me, check out the following stories which describe the extent to which President Trump totally refuses to even discuss Russian political warfare – much less addressing his duty to head a national effort to thwart it.