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Billionaire industrialist and right-wing moneyman Charles Koch insisted in an interview this week that he could potentially support Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, speculating she could be a better commander in chief than her Republican counterparts.
This indirect endorsement is coming from one of the Koch Brothers, two of the richest human beings on the planet. The Kochs have for years used their enormous wealth to bankroll countless right-wing causes, from anti-tax activism to climate science denial.
Leading neoconservative Max Boot insists Clinton would be “vastly preferable” to Trump.
Boot is a figure who openly supports “American imperialism” — no need to run away from the label, he maintains. “The greatest danger is that we won’t use all of our power for fear of the ‘I’ word,” Boot says.
The neocon Clinton backer ardently defends the idea of “American exceptionalism” and loudly cheerleaded for the illegal U.S. invasion of Iraq — and practically every war and military intervention since.
A Trump presidency, Boot warns, could threaten the U.S. empire he embraces; Clinton would ensure its longevity.
“Clinton is the candidate of the status quo, something that conservatives, by definition, are supposed to uphold,” Kirchick writes.
“Hillary Clinton is the one person standing between America and the abyss,” he says, seeing her as a mealymouthed centrist candidate with “better conservative credentials” than the alternatives.
Trump is “a brashly authoritarian populist,” Kirchick continues—a “charlatan, a gruesome amalgamation of the Monopoly Man and Elmer Gantry,” who is transforming “the Republican Party into an ethno-nationalist populist movement.”
originally posted by: Granite
The NWO has had pro-NWO presidents since JFK...and we all know how JFK ended.
originally posted by: burdman30ott6
a reply to: DanteGaland
Neocon isn't conservative...
"We want Hillary Clinton to win," he said. "She is telling everybody one thing, but she has a hidden agenda. She’s telling everybody what they want to hear so she can get elected, because she’s Bill Clinton’s wife, she’s close to the Bushes. Once she’s in the presidency, she’s going to come out and her true colors are going to show. Border policies are going to be put in place. Our second amendment rights that she’s saying she’s against now, she’s not against. She’s just our choice for the presidency."
originally posted by: introvert
The majority of people that call themselves conservative wouldn't know conservatism if it hit em in the face.
"Conservatism" no longer means being a conservative.