Just when you think Salon.com can't possibly get more unhinged over the thought of a Donald Trump presidency...
TruthRevolt just reported on their article comparing the President-Elect to mass murderer Dylann Roof. Now Salon has posted an article about the Syrian catastrophe with this headline: "Hey, President Donald Trump: Do you know where your bombs are falling?"
That's right, more than a month away from setting up house in the Oval Office and Trump is already being blamed for bombing Syria.
Even though the article is about the long-running Syrian conflict, it begins with a full paragraph demonizing Trump and his cabinet picks as "a segregationist attorney general, a national security adviser who is a raging Islamophobe, a secretary of education who doesn’t believe in public schools, and a secretary of defense whose sobriquet is 'Mad Dog.'"
(As an aside, I think it's perfectly desirable for a SecDef to have a nickname like "Mad Dog"; at the very least, it sends a message. Would Salon prefer that our second-in-command of the military have a "sobriquet" like "Chicken" or "Pussycat"? Actually, yes. Yes, they would.)
"Along with a deeply divided country," the article continues, "the worst income inequality since at least the 1920s, and a crumbling infrastructure, Trump will inherit a 15-year-old, apparently never-ending worldwide war." And who is to blame for those problems? Trump? No, current President Barack Obama. It's Obama whom Salon should be asking, "Do you know where your bombs are falling?"
"With a Trump administration on the horizon," Salon concludes, "it should be easier to see just what an irresponsible folly it’s been to allow the power of the presidency and the national security state to balloon in such an uncontrolled, unchecked way." This is what Republicans have been complaining about for eight years -- unchecked Presidential power. But instead of pointing the finger back at Obama, Salon looks ahead to Trump "on the horizon" and laments, "Today, more than ever, the world needs our system of checks and balances to work again."
We couldn't agree more. But just FYI, Salon, Donald Trump isn't in the White House yet.