Mike Pompeo (unironically): ‘Authoritarianism is just a stone’s throw away’

Ginnifer Adam / Flickr Mike Pompeo is struggling for the...
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The lack of insight in this Administration is astounding.  Really.  No shit.

POMPEO: “As we celebrate, as we take this victory lap, we must also recognize that freedom’s never guaranteed. We spoke to this, it doesn’t just happen. Today authoritarianism is just a stone’s throw away. It’s rising, and if we’re honest, it never really went away completely.”

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To quote from yesterday’s Washington Post story on the upcoming book A Warning by an anonymous Trump insider:

As he ranted about federal courts ruling against some of his policies, including the 2017 travel ban, the author writes, Trump once asked White House lawyers to draft a bill to send to Congress reducing the number of federal judges.

“Can we just get rid of the judges? Let’s get rid of the [expletive] judges,” the president said, according to the book. “There shouldn’t be any at all, really.”

A stone’s throw? Yeah, it really IS that close.  And while you’re at it, make sure it’s a really heavy stone.

Let’s be honest, you might want to drop it on your boss’s foot, Mike.

 

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The sooner we get rid of this administration the better. I’ve never seen such a moronic, unqualified group of imbeciles. Let’s hope that our allies can look past this era and gain back our trust