I'm talking about the statement earlier in this thread in video on the last page for which the negativity beganstessier wrote: ↑Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:04 amHave you actually seen it or just read. I saw the clip on John Oliver. It is way, way worse than any text does justice.
http://octopusoverlords.com/forum/viewt ... 1#p2606031
This didn't bother me, though I wasn't fooled in to thinking he would actually follow through with "an answer" that maintained that sort of personal detachment attempting to gain understanding before acting for the good of the press, for the good of being humanitarian, and US standing on what used to be a sort of high ground balanced with the reality of the complex realities of diplomacy and global commerce.
Conducting US diplomacy as family business, actually seemingly advocating for Saudi, while going in the too typical Trump mode of concurrent self and auto/plutocrat/oligarch/dictator ego stroking? That's strikes one, two, and three.