Mattis nominates Muslim Brotherhood stooge

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Re: Mattis nominates Muslim Brotherhood stooge

Post by toad » Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:46 am

Source PJ Media via Politico.....break out the salt.


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Re: Mattis nominates Muslim Brotherhood stooge

Post by blackeagle603 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:01 pm

It's a fair guess Mattis understands all this -- and more deeply than any of us. Given his reputation as a leader and thinker, I'll give the benefit of doubt for now and count on him having her on a short leash. One thing he values highly is people with deep understanding of local culture and history, maybe she impressed him in that area.
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Re: Mattis nominates Muslim Brotherhood stooge

Post by Vonz90 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:18 pm

blackeagle603 wrote:It's a fair guess Mattis understands all this -- and more deeply than any of us. Given his reputation as a leader and thinker, I'll give the benefit of doubt for now and count on him having her on a short leash. One thing he values highly is people with deep understanding of local culture and history, maybe she impressed him in that area.
You have more faith in him than I do. He was a good battlefield commander, that does not necessarily mean he will be good at the political side of this (or that his politics are even right).

I do think he will attack some of the cultural issues well, and I am glad for that, but he would not have been my pick. (Could have been worse I suppose.)

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Re: Mattis nominates Muslim Brotherhood stooge

Post by blackeagle603 » Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:17 am

I hear you Vonz and don't disregard your concern. Though, I'm not sure any have your confidence so... ;)
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Re: Mattis nominates Muslim Brotherhood stooge

Post by Cobar » Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:47 am

I sort of wonder if it is a case of her following orders. A subordinate that follows orders can't be all bad.

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Re: Mattis nominates Muslim Brotherhood stooge

Post by scipioafricanus » Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:01 pm

Cobar wrote:I sort of wonder if it is a case of her following orders. A subordinate that follows orders can't be all bad.
I would rather he hired the Admirals and Generals that got fired for questioned the orders to stand down for Benghazi.
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Re: Mattis nominates Muslim Brotherhood stooge

Post by blackeagle603 » Sun Mar 12, 2017 3:00 pm

Yeah well, duh. ;)

If wishes were horses...
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Re: Mattis nominates Muslim Brotherhood stooge

Post by First Shirt » Sun Mar 12, 2017 4:01 pm

blackeagle603 wrote:Yeah well, duh. ;)

If wishes were horses...
We'd be in horse poop up to our ears.

I'm hoping that he's working on the theory of "Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer."
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