As Democratic Elites Reunite With Neocons, the Party's Voters Are Becoming Far More Militaristic and Pro-War Than Republicans

Greenwald, Glenn
Date Written:  2019-01-11
Publisher:  The Intercept
Year Published:  2019
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX23226

As President Trump announces plans to withdraw troops from Syria and Afghanistan Democrats have seemingly adopted a pro-war stance in greater numbers than Republicans.


Excerpt: A core ethos of the anti-Trump #Resistance has become militarism, jingoism, and neoconservatism. Trump is frequently attacked by Democrats using longstanding Cold War scripts wielded for decades against them by the far right: Trump is insufficiently belligerent with U.S. enemies; he's willing to allow the Bad Countries to take over by bringing home U.S. soldiers; his efforts to establish less hostile relations with adversary countries is indicative of weakness or even treason.
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