Trump’s candidness can sometimes be a blessing. For example, in this recent interview, Trump discusses diplomacy with Saudi Arabia and let’s a big truth bomb fly.
It’s very important to have Saudi Arabia as an ally, if we’re going to stay in that part of the world. Now, are we going to stay in that part of the world? One reason to is Israel. Oil is becoming less and less of a reason because we’re producing more oil now than we’ve ever produced. So, you know, all of a sudden it gets to a point where you don’t have to stay there.
So, basically, Trump acknowledges that there are only two reasons the US has for being in the Middle East: Israel and oil, and oil isn’t that important any more. This is quite incredible and unprecedented. For a president to come out and admit that Israel’s interests are the centerpiece of US foreign policy in the Middle East is a big deal.
For all his idiocy, isn’t it great to have a president who isn’t shoveling that “democracy,” “human rights,” and “freedom” manure into our face 24/7? With that sanctimonious blowhard Obama, every speech he gave on the Muslim world was a condescending, self-important lecture about peace through democracy and the “will of the people,” etc., etc. Meanwhile, behind the curtain, he was busy drone-murdering seven different Muslim countries, devastating Libya, arming Arab dictators with enough weapons to brutally suppress the Arab Spring, using military contractors to keep Iraq and Afghanistan in a state of perpetual war, and so forth.
Now, Mr. Trump is brutally honest about what all that genocide and suppression is really about: Making Zionism Great Again. He even goes so far as to hint that, maybe there isn’t anything in it for America. Maybe America is tired of being Israel’s whipping boy.
In essence, this is among the top reasons why the US political establishment, both Democrat and Republican, hates Trump. He isn’t sophisticated enough to varnish the plain truth.