In classic if-Trump-is-for-it-we’re-against-it fashion, Hollywood elites turned pro-war in Syria as soon as President Trump announced his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria. One of the key complaints – per Bill Browder – is “the single largest gift to Putin.” Mia Farrow piled on that such a strategy “benefits Russia, ISIS-still active, Iran and Assad.” She claimed that President Trump did not “consult the Pentagon.” The Left is desperate to keep the Russian collusion catastrophe relevant and in the headlines even as the Mueller investigation fizzles out. Read more…
Here’s more from RT…
The announcement by President Trump that US troops would be leaving Syria has been met with anger not just by neocons, but by Hollywood ‘liberals’ too. Aren’t progressives supposed to oppose wars and illegal occupations?
Of course, we have to be cautious. Trump’s announcement of a troop withdrawal from Syria, for now at least, is just words. We need to see evidence of soldiers leaving before we start to celebrate. We need to read the small print with a large Sherlock Holmes-style magnifying glass.
Even so, it’s a positive development as it marks a further winding down of the conflict. Some though don’t see it that way.
Trump’s inexplicable decision to abruptly withdraw U.S. troops from Syria is the single largest gift to Putin that Putin has received since Trump became president. A major and unrecoverable strategic blunder by the US https://t.co/4Kgrh3mwTD
— Bill Browder (@Billbrowder) December 20, 2018