Paul Krugman Knows Why Trump Launched an Air Strike, and It Has Nothing to Do with Avenging Syrian Children @alternet
Watch: Michael Flynn Created a Back Channel with Russia After Election to Bypass U.S…. via @Wibbitz http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/michael-flynn-created-back-channel-russia-after-election-bypass-us-governmentTired of your low approval ratings and constant dysfunction? Change the narrative. Most presidents have a broad team of advisors whose job it is to carefully weigh domestic and foreign policy decisions. Our current commander in chief prefers watching hours of Fox News and firing off a few missiles in Syria when his favorite anchors report plunging approval ratings. It is, as Paul Krugman writes in Monday’s column, governing by publicity stunt—cheap ploys for attention and approval, with no overarching strategy.